News archive: 2016

Top teams deliver festive fun to young patients

23 Dec 2016
Pictured: Our patients and staff with top players

When to use the Accident and Emergency department

14 Dec 2016
During the winter months many people can feel unwell which can increase demand for certain NHS services

Host of stars deliver festive fun to patients

05 Dec 2016
Pictured: (L - R) Harriet Thorpe, Mayor of Haringey Cllr Ozbek and Lesley Garrett CBE

Help us transform health & social care across north central London

30 Nov 2016
North Central London Sustainability & Transformation Plan

Statement on Keep Our NHS Public Meeting

11 Nov 2016
We comment on media reports about an upcoming public meeting, hosted by the Islington branch of Keep our NHS Public, about the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for NHS services in north central London.

Dr Caroline Fertleman awarded prestigious national education award

27 Oct 2016
Pictured: Dr Caroline Fertleman receiving her award

Michael Palin backs International Stuttering Awareness Day

25 Oct 2016
Much-loved comedian, actor and writer, Michael Palin, lent his support to children and young people affected by stammering, as part of International Stuttering Awareness Day on 22 October

Join us at our Maternity Open Day on Saturday 5 November

24 Oct 2016
Our award winning maternity team are here for you and your baby from the very start of your pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Travelling to our hospital - road closure advice

21 Oct 2016
Are you planning to visit our hospital? Until January 2017 Transport for London are working to replace the Upper Holloway Bridge, meaning that sections of the A1 Holloway Road will need to be closed.

Whittington Health Annual Report published

30 Aug 2016
Our latest annual report and accounts are now available to view

Lower Urinary Tract Services (LUTs) Clinic Update

18 Aug 2016
Latest service update for patients of the LUTs clinic

Our New Patient and Community Forum

10 Aug 2016
Read our new Patient and Community Forum

Whittington Health rated as ‘Good’ by CQC

08 Jul 2016
Whittington Health has been rated as Good, with caring at the Trust being rated as Outstanding, following a thorough inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Whittington Health cancer services shortlisted for patient safety award

15 Jun 2016
The team have been shortlisted for their work in helping to improve the safety and care of patients.

Whittington Health opens new adolescent bay in hospital

10 Jun 2016
Pictured: Majella Travers, Matron for Acute Paediatrics and Dr Sebastian Kramer, retired Psychiatrist

Whittington Health teams up with Toy Project for special appeal

02 Jun 2016
We're looking for kind hearted souls to donate any unwanted and unused toys to children

Whittington Health honours nursing and midwifery teams

25 May 2016
Pictured: Our Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award winners

Award success for Whittington Health community care

06 May 2016
Pictured: Aleksandra Dackiewicz and Audrey Martin

Rotary Club deliver boost to children’s emergency department

06 May 2016
Pictured: members of the local club with our emergency department staff

Help pupils uncover the history of the Whittington

05 May 2016
Pictured: Local historian David Rosenburg discovering some historical gems

Our fabulous five conquer the London Marathon

26 Apr 2016
Our fantastic team have so far raised over £7,000 for various parts of Whittington Health

Industrial action by junior doctors to go ahead on Tuesday 26 April

22 Apr 2016
Planned industrial action by junior doctors is due to go ahead on Tuesday 26 April and Wednesday 27 April.

London Mayors assemble at Whittington for historic walk

11 Apr 2016
Twenty six mayors from across London assembled at the Whittington Hospital, to take part in the annual London Mayor’s annual walk.

First ‘twiddlemuff’ knitting club helps patients with dementia

08 Apr 2016
Accomplished and novice knitters from across Whittington Health have come together to join its very first knitting club to support people living with dementia.

Whittington Health to host theatre recruitment day

07 Apr 2016
We are hosting a specialist recruitment open day to join their theatre team on Saturday 23 April.

Industrial action by junior doctors to go ahead on Wednesday 6 April

05 Apr 2016
Junior doctors in England will be offering emergency care only for 48 hours from 8.00am on Wednesday 6 April until Friday 9 April

Spurs youngsters Easter Eggstravaganza at the Whittington

23 Mar 2016
Players from the Tottenham Hotspur Under-21 team paid a very special visit to young patients at Whittington Health

The Queen sends Easter joy to patients and colleagues

23 Mar 2016
Her Majesty The Queen has delivered some springtime joy across Whittington Health thanks to a special daffodil delivery

Education award success for Whittington Health Doctor

22 Mar 2016
Dr Caroline Fertleman, has been highly commended at the UCLPartners Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education (PGMDE) awards

Children’s Ward launchs its first ever Easter Appeal

15 Mar 2016
Whittington Health is launching its first ever Easter Appeal supporting our children’s wards.

Whittington Health rated ‘good’ in national review

10 Mar 2016
Whittington Health has been rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England

Whittington takes part in London Fire Brigade’s biggest disaster drill

04 Mar 2016
Whittington Health has taken part in the biggest multi-agency training exercise in London Fire Brigade’s history to test its ability to respond to a large-scale emergency

Lower Urinary Tract Service (LUTS) – update for patients

03 Mar 2016
The Whittington have commissioned the Royal College of Physicians to conduct an independent external review of the service

Further industrial action by junior doctors

02 Mar 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced a further three dates of planned industrial action by junior doctors

Changes to Archway Gyratory System – advice to patients

01 Mar 2016
Transport for London (TfL) in partnership with Islington Council has started a programme of road and building works to improve the Archway Gyratory system

Whittington cancer services commended

29 Feb 2016
Whittington Heath’s team of specialist cancer nurses have been commended at the Quality in Care Oncology awards on 25 February

Director of Nursing collects MBE at Buckingham Palace

24 Feb 2016
Philippa Davies, our Director of Nursing and Patient Experience has been awarded an MBE at Buckingham Palace today.

How do you want to have your say?

23 Feb 2016
We want to make sure that our patients are able to have their say in shaping our services for the future – whether it is about how and where we deliver care, or simply improving how patients can access the care and support they need.

Whittington Health hosts first cancer care conference

08 Feb 2016
Whittington Health hosted its first cancer care conference to commemorate World Cancer Day.

Junior doctor's strike to go ahead on 10 February 2016

02 Feb 2016
Planned industrial action by junior doctors to go ahead on the 10 February 2016

Our estate strategy - help us achieve our vision

27 Jan 2016
We have a clear vision for our estate – to support excellent healthcare with high quality, patient focussed environments. To help us achieve this vision we have been asking patients, staff and the local community to tell us what they think about our estate and how we can make it better.

Do you have a passion for healthcare? Can you help shape our services?

26 Jan 2016
Can you help shape our services? We have an exciting opportunity for a non-executive Director to join Whittington Health.

MP officially opens new facilities at Simmons House

18 Jan 2016
Catherine West, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, officially opened new facilities at Simmons House Adolescent Unit

Industrial action by junior doctors on 26 January cancelled

17 Jan 2016
The 48 hour industrial action due to begin on 26 January has now been cancelled

Director of Nursing and Patient Experience awarded an MBE

06 Jan 2016
Philippa Davies has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year Honours

Junior doctors next strike due to begin at 8am on Tuesday 12 January

05 Jan 2016
Industrial action by junior doctors is due to begin at 8am on Tuesday 12 January

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