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
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
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