News archive: 2018

Retired Whittington Health IT equipment is changing lives

21 Dec 2018
Old and redundant computers have been donated by Whittington Health NHS Trust to a charity which recycles them into life changing solutions for people living challenging lives here in the UK and across the globe.

Nursing Now - Changing Perceptions of Nursing

13 Dec 2018

On Monday 10 December 2018 Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, announced that the NHS England Perceptions of Nursing programme is being re-named ‘Nursing Now England’ and this key piece of work is being aligned with the ‘Global Nursing Now’ campaign which also aims to raise the status and profile of nursing.  


Whittington Health Patients Now Even Safer Thanks To New Paperless Technology

12 Dec 2018
New digital technology which replaces old-fashioned paper charts at the end of patients’ beds is now being used in all of Whittington Hospital’s adult wards after the fastest ever implementation of the system. The trust is also investing in more new technology that it hopes will replace over 1 million pieces of paper each year.

Christmas 2018 at Whittington Health

27 Nov 2018
Christmas is the perfect time to come together with your local NHS organisation to celebrate, especially in the NHS’s 70th year.

Children's Nurse Crowned Nurse Leader of the Year

20 Nov 2018
Colette Datt, a Nurse Consultant in Children and Young People’s services at Whittington Health NHS Trust took home the Nurse Leader of the Year Award at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards which were held this week.

Global STOP the Pressure Campaign

07 Nov 2018
Thursday (15 November 2018) is World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day and everyone is invited to join us between 11am and 3pm to find out more.

Whittington Health Team Commended for Preventing Blood Clots

24 Oct 2018
A team at Whittington Health NHS Trust, was delighted to be awarded ‘Highly Commended’ for its work to prevent patients from developing dangerous blood clots whilst in hospital at the recent prestigious Anticoagulation Achievement Awards, for ‘Best Work in Prevention of Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT).

Whittington Health Stars Shine Bright at Annual Awards

24 Oct 2018
A team that supports children with life threatening or limiting conditions and a specialist nurse, who was instrumental in setting up a globally recognised Thalassemia service, were amongst 15 individuals and teams who took home trophies at Whittington Health NHS Trust’s Annual Staff Awards which took place on Friday evening.

Review of Adult Orthopaedic Care

08 Oct 2018
Do you have views on current bone and joint surgery, such has hip and knee replacements? North London Partners want to hear from you.

Whittington Health to Help Hackney Quit

18 Sep 2018
Whittington Health NHS Trust has begun providing stop smoking services to the people of Hackney, helping them to quit tobacco and to live healthier, longer lives.

Statement on Halal meat in the Whittington Hospital canteen

15 Aug 2018
A statement from Whittington Health NHS Trust on a supplier serving non-Halal meat in the Whittington Hospital canteen.

NHS’s 70th Big7Tea party

16 Jul 2018
Last Thursday we celebrated the NHS’s 70th birthday will a Big7Tea party and open day at the Whittington Hospital site

Whittington Pride 2018

16 Jul 2018
On Saturday 7 July members of the Whittington Health Inclusion Network joined nearly 30,000 other people marching in this year’s Pride in London Parade.

Statement on abandoning the procurement for a Strategic Estates Partnership

28 Jun 2018
Following improvements in its financial position, Whittington Health NHS Trust has decided to start work on its plans to improve its estate.

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Update: October 2019

19 Jun 2018
Whittington Health Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Service (LUTS) Service is run at Hornsey Central Health Centre. The service has been closed to new patients since October 2015. The service continues to treat patients that were already patients of the clinic.

The Search For a Hero Is On!

24 May 2018
Whittington Health is looking for 70 Heroes as the NHS Turns 70 Years Old.

Help Whittington Health to #EndPJParalysis

20 Apr 2018
Whittington Health NHS Trust is appealing to people coming to visit families and friends in hospital to help #EndPJParalysis.

Join Us!

19 Apr 2018
Whittington Health is holding a special Community Recruitment Open Day on Tuesday 1 May

A Royal Invitation

26 Mar 2018
Two of our nurses have attended a reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by the Prince for frontline nurses in the NHS.

Baby friendly is best for Whittington Health

02 Mar 2018
Whittington Health has been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award

Whittington Health rated as Good by CQC

28 Feb 2018
Improvements in the service provided by Whittington Health NHS Trust are officially recognised today by the Care Quality Commission.

Give the gift of life - become a fertility donor

23 Jan 2018
If you’re a healthy man aged 18 to 45, the Fertility Centre at Whittington Health would like to talk to you about becoming a fertility donor.

300km cycle to raise funds for Children's Ward Play Terrace

23 Jan 2018
Edie's Mum, Lucy, and Kerry, a paediatric consultant, are taking on the challenge of a lifetime - the 300km Kerala cycle trek to raise funds for Ifor Children's Ward Play Terrace

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