News archive: 2019

Help us to Help You This Winter

27 Dec 2019
Choose well to get the fastest treatment from the most appropriate place

Arsenal Players Score Christmas Cheer

19 Dec 2019
We were thrilled to be joined by some of Arsenal's stars

We Can't Treat An Empty Chair

18 Dec 2019
Whittington Health NHS Trust is reminding patients who have appointments booked over the festive period to attend them – or to let us know if they cannot make it.

Spurs Players Help us to Kick Off Christmas

16 Dec 2019
On Friday 13 December players from Tottenham Hotspur came to visit patients on IFOR ward

Children’s Book Illustrator Nicola Kent Donates Books to us

27 Nov 2019
Picture book author and illustrator Nicola Kent has donated £500 worth of children’s books to our Children's Play Service.


22 Nov 2019
Whittington Health NHS Trust Cancer Team wins Macmillan Excellence Award.


07 Nov 2019
Awards were collected for the Child and Adolescent Service and Respiratory Nursing team - A massive well done!

Baroness Neuberger appointed our Chair from 1 April

28 Oct 2019
NHS England and NHS Improvement in London have announced the appointment of Baroness Julia Neuberger as Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2024.

Services to become more Accessible for People with Learning Disabilities

22 Oct 2019
Whittington Health NHS Trust has been awarded a grant of over £80,000 by The Burdett Trust for Nursing to fund the development of new, more accessible information for the patients it treats who have learning disabilities.

Come to our Nursing Recruitment Showcase

18 Oct 2019
Many Opportunities: One Great Place.

Watch the Demolition of our Waterlow Building - LIVE

17 Oct 2019
Whittington Health is starting demolition of an empty building to make way for new, modern education facilities.

New Project to Improve Experiences for Autistic Patients

10 Oct 2019
Young people from the charity Ambitious about Autism are to lead a new 12-month project at Whittington Health aimed at improving the experience of autistic patients in hospitals across England.

Mental Health: Every Mind Matters

08 Oct 2019
This week the NHS launches a major new campaign to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others to coincide with World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October.

Join us as we Put Care for Older People in the Spotlight

24 Sep 2019
Everyone is invited to the second annual Older People’s Celebration day being organised by Whittington Health NHS Trust on 1st October 2019. The event will take place on International Day of Older Persons, a UN initiative intended to draw attention to the particular needs and challenges faced by many older people and the essential contribution that older people make to the functioning of society.

More Integrated Children & Young People's Social, Emotional and Mental Health Services in Islington

23 Sep 2019
Better and more integrated services for Children and Young People across Islington who have social, emotional or Mental Health needs.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Beloved Porter amongst Winners at Whittington Health Staff Awards

19 Sep 2019
The team who cares for seriously ill and premature babies and a porter who has given decades of service were amongst individuals and teams who scooped awards at the annual Whittington Health Staff Awards held on Thursday 12 September.

Changes to our Patient Transport Service from 8 September 2019

14 Aug 2019
From 8 September 2019 there will be changes to how patient transport is booked

Interim Chair Appointed and Recruitment Commenced

10 Jul 2019
David Holt has been confirmed as the Interim Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust. The process to appoint a new permanent chair has now been started by NHS Improvement.

New Arsenal Kit for New Whittington Babies

03 Jul 2019
On Monday (1 July) we had two special arrivals in our birth centre.

2018/19 Annual Report and Quality Account Published

28 Jun 2019
Quality of care – safety, effectiveness and patient experience – is at the forefront of everything we do.

Whittington Health Chair Steps Down

27 Jun 2019
Steve Hitchins has decided to step down from his role as Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust

Come and Meet us!

24 Jun 2019
Come and meet us at our first Community Evening!

Nominate in our Annual Staff Awards

12 Jun 2019
'Rise up and Recognise' is the theme for this year's Whittington Health Staff Awards. Our Patients and their loved ones can nominate in the Patient Choice category.

Welcome to our New Medical Director

10 Jun 2019
Clare Dollery officially took up her post on Monday 10 June.

Plan your route into your next Emergency Medicine Role

23 May 2019
We have launched a new range of ways for you to continue your emergency medical careers with us.

Sign up for the Asics London 10k 2019 for Whittington Health

22 May 2019
Support your local NHS by running 10k for our charity

Bishop of London Visits Whittington Health

14 May 2019
On Tuesday14th May we were visited by The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Bishop of London.

10,000 Toothbrushes Raise Smiles across London during Oral Health Month

14 May 2019
Whittington Health NHS Trust has launched a drive to get young people brushing their teeth at the start of National Smile Month thanks to a donation of over 10,000 toothbrush kits.

Whittington Nurse Named Mentor of the Year

03 May 2019
A member of the Whittington Health team has scooped an award which recognises the important role of mentors in the education of student nurses.

Getting medicines if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

03 May 2019
We want to reassure you that your medicines will still be available from the Whittington Health Pharmacy, even if the UK leaves the EU without a deal being in place - the so-called "no deal Brexit"

Marathon Runners Raise £17,800

02 May 2019
Eight heroic runners conquered the ultimate athletic test by completing the 26.2 mile London Marathon on Sunday, between them raising £17,800 (and counting) to support the work of their local NHS organisation, Whittington Health NHS Trust.

Help us to help you this Easter

18 Apr 2019
Help us to help you this Easter – check what service you need if you become unwell over the long bank holiday weekend.  Here’s some information which might help.

Bros run for Whit Health

16 Apr 2019
Two brothers will be racing against each other in this year’s London Marathon to raise money for our charity.

Better frailty care across Haringey and Enfield

11 Apr 2019
Better frailty care across Haringey and Enfield

Our New Strategy to 2024

10 Apr 2019
Renewing our strategy and setting our direction for the next 5 years

EGG-cellent Easter Egg Appeal

09 Apr 2019
Our Easter Egg Appeal is live!

We're Investing in our Maternity Services

28 Mar 2019
We are making our maternity services even better by investing in our patient environment.

New Nursing Associates Join Whittington Health in National First

21 Mar 2019
Eighteen brand new Nursing Associates are among the first in England to successfully complete 2 years of clinical and academic training. They are now taking up posts in wards and community nursing teams across Whittington Health NHS Trust. The group are part a national pilot of 1,500 to be added to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register after the creation of the new role.

Whittington Health Signs Armed Forces Covenant

08 Feb 2019
The Covenant represents a promise by the nation that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

Whittington Health Scores High in National Maternity Survey

29 Jan 2019
Midwives and staff at Whittington Health are celebrating today as the results of a major national survey of new mums and dads has found that the care they provide is consistently high quality, responsive and caring.

We are supporting the #FutureMidwifery Campaign

24 Jan 2019
Wednesday 23 January  an important day for midwives as an exciting new programme was launched to build positive perceptions of midwifery.

How Are You?

09 Jan 2019

Making small changes now can improve your health right away and double your chances of staying healthy as you get older. It’s never too late to start.

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