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COVID-19 Safety Measures Continue after 19 July

16 Jul 2021
Whittington Health NHS Trust asks public to follow ‘hands, face space’ in hospitals to keep patients safe after 19 July.

Please Treat our Staff with Respect

08 Jul 2021
Ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final, Whittington Health is asking local people to treat its staff with respect, as frontline NHS staff working in the Trust’s Emergency Department report being anxious about what match day may hold in store for them during their shifts.

Whittington Health Accredited as a Living Wage Employer

06 Jul 2021
In the week of the NHS’s 73rd Birthday, Whittington Health NHS Trust has been formally accredited as a Living Wage Employer, meaning that all staff are now guaranteed to be paid at least £10.85 per hour.

Thousands to get first Covid-19 jabs at mass vaccine clinic at Emirates Stadium

22 Jun 2021
Islington Council is working in partnership with the NHS and Arsenal Football Club to host a mass vaccination event at Emirates Stadium over four days, Friday 25 to Monday 28 June inclusive.

Help Us To Develop Tynemouth Road Health Centre

14 Jun 2021
Join our co-design team to help develop Tynemouth Road Health Centre.

Whittington Health commemorates Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

10 Jun 2021
A new memorial to be unveiled at the entrance of our hospital

#TeamWhittington take to the pitch against #TeamNorthMid at Spurs Stadium

19 May 2021
Surgical Gloves to be Swapped for Goal Keeping Gloves as Whittington Health Take on North Middlesex University Hospital in the REAL North London Derby, thanks to Tottenham Hotspur and its Global Principal Partner, AIA

National Operating Department Practitioners' Day

14 May 2021
A versatile profession that you're unlikely to have heard of.

A visit from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to mark International Nurses’ Day

12 May 2021
We welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who met with nurses and young patients as part of International Nurses’ Day celebrations.

Plans to Improve and Invest in Maternity Services on International Day of the Midwife

05 May 2021
Today, (5 May 2021) marks International Day of the Midwife, which will be celebrated by midwives and those grateful for the support they have received from midwives around the globe.

Run for Whittington in the 2021 London Marathon

13 Apr 2021
Now is your chance to run for our charity in the world’s most famous marathon and support our work to improve the standard of care provided to our community.

Vaccinations Reaching All of Our Community

25 Mar 2021
People with learning disabilities are six times more likely to die from COVID-19 infection. This startling statistic highlights the importance of vaccinating people with learning disability against COVID-19.

Children’s A&Es at UCH and RFH reopening

23 Mar 2021
An update about Urgent and Emergency Care for Children and Young People in North Central London

Helping NHS patients In Haringey to attend online appointments

16 Mar 2021
Healthwatch Haringey is working with North Central London CCG (NCL CCG) to help Haringey patients to ‘get online’, and to access NHS video appointments.

Oscar Winning Director to tell Whittington Health's Pandemic Story in ITV Documentary

12 Mar 2021
2020: The Story of Us will premiere on ITV on Tuesday (16/03/2021) at 9.00pm.

Arsenal's Bellerin backs Whittington Health staff

26 Jan 2021
The Spanish international sent his support to everyone working during the pandemic

Haringey Residents Invited to Have Their Say On Future Service Locations

22 Jan 2021
Haringey Residents Invited to Have Their Say On Future Service Locations

Helping Patients to see Behind the PPE

15 Jan 2021
A new initiative has just launched to help our patients see who is treating them, despite the necessary PPE.

Queen's Birthday Honour for Michelle Johnson

31 Dec 2020
Our Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals has been made an MBE in the New Year's Honours.

Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre to be COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

30 Dec 2020
An update on our plans to delivery COVID-19 vaccinations from Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre

Keeping our patients connected over Christmas

23 Dec 2020
Helping you to stay connected over the festive period.

How you can help our furloughed flyers this Christmas

16 Dec 2020
Help our highly valued Project Wingman lounge to stay open

We Need your Help! Kickstarter Launched for New Book

24 Nov 2020
Photographer Slater King interviewed and photographed the hospital staff during the pandemic and lockdown. It is now a photo book raising money for the hospital’s charity.

Whittington Health NHS Trust shortlisted for national award

20 Nov 2020
Whittington Health is recognised for its work with partners to join up services in Haringey and Islington

Join our Annual General Meeting on 26 November

10 Nov 2020
Our AGM is virtual this year but you can still take part

Mary Seacole Chosen as the Face of Whittington Health

29 Oct 2020
London's NHS celebrates inspiring black Londoners

Temporary paediatric service changes: an open letter

08 Oct 2020
How we are keeping Children and Young People across North Central London safe this winter

Our new Garden Shed

29 Sep 2020
A relaxing space for older patients

Temporary changes to children and young people’s NHS services across north central London

23 Sep 2020
Continuing to deliver the best emergency and planned care across north central London during the winter

Whittington Health Staff Feature in Portrait of Britain

03 Sep 2020
Photographer, Slater King's photographs of our staff responding to the COVID-19 pandemic included in this year's 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography 'Portrait of Britain'

The Whittington Health Charity Colourful Cat Competition

02 Sep 2020
We’re on the lookout for talented young artists to fill Whittington with colourful cats!

Just Recieved Your A-Level Results? Join the NHS!

13 Aug 2020
As nearly half a million students get their A-level results today, NHS leaders at Whittington Health and across London are calling on young people to consider a career in the NHS.

Whittington Health in Covid-19 Antibody Study

24 Jul 2020
250 Staff working for Whittington Health NHS Trust are being recruited to take part in a major national study to help scientists to find out more about COVID-19 antibodies and whether having COVID-19 antibodies makes someone immune to the virus.

Whittington Health's postnatal ward re-opens after a refurbishment project

24 Jul 2020
Whittington Health’s postnatal Cellier Ward has had a complete refurbishment with brand new facilities, welcoming décor and a more modern user-friendly space for a better birth experience.

New Programme to Reduce Racial Inequalities in our Workforce

13 Jul 2020
Whittington Health has become first Trust in London to begin the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard Cultural Change Site.

New Real-Time Service Information

22 Jun 2020
As Services restart, you can check on the status of our major services in real-time

Update on Children's In-Patient Services

22 Jun 2020
Hospitals across North Central London are working together to provide the best possible care to Children during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Outpatient Appointment? We'll Come to You.

21 May 2020
We have started a trial in which some outpatient appointment can now be carried out via video.

Whittington Health raises £100K to support staff and patients in Coronavirus Appeal

06 May 2020
The support from our local community has meant we can do more to care for our staff and patients

Friend or Relative in our Hospital? Send a Thinking of You Message

28 Apr 2020
A new way to let our patients know their friends and loved ones are thinking about them.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and News

25 Apr 2020
From this page you can find all of the Whittington Health advice, information and news related to COVID-19.

Now More than Ever: Every Mind Matters

24 Apr 2020
Whether you are fighting Coronavirus by working on the front line or by staying at home, now more than ever: every mind matters.

Improvements in Freedom To Speak Up service noted by the National Guardian’s Office.

24 Apr 2020
Following a recent review of past Freedom To Speak Up cases, the National Guardian’s Office have commented on a number of improvements that have been made to this service for staff at Whittington Health.

Airline Crew Step in to Provide First Class Service to our Staff

02 Apr 2020
Airline Crew from across the industry have come together to form Project Wingman to support the well-being of frontline NHS staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Baroness Julia Neuberger begins term as Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust

01 Apr 2020
Today, Baroness Julia Neuberger joins Whittington Health NHS Trust as our new Chair.

Temporary changes to maternity and children’s services

29 Mar 2020
Temporary changes to our maternity and children’s services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and Impact

29 Mar 2020
Advice for anyone who is concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support Whittington Health Staff during the Coronavirus Crisis

23 Mar 2020
Your donations will go towards supporting our staff and patients during the Coronavirus Crisis, ensuring we continue to provide the best possible care to our local community.

Whittington Health NHS Trust Celebrates Good Inspection Report

20 Mar 2020
The Care Quality Commission has rated Whittington Health as Good overall and Outstanding for how caring its services are in its latest inspection report.

Changes to our services

13 Mar 2020
Whittington Health will contact you if any changes to our services impact on your care

New Blog: Why Don't we all Just Quit

11 Mar 2020
A blog from Jessie Dzingai Respiratory Community Specialist Nurse

Whittington Health wins legal case

28 Feb 2020
Whittington Health has successfully defended our decision to not move forward with a Strategic Estates Partnership

Join us for a catch up

25 Feb 2020
Find out about the latest news from across the Trust.

Run for Whittington in the Asics London 10K

24 Feb 2020
Get out your running shoes and raise money for our charity!

Whittington Research Project Featured on BBC World Service

24 Feb 2020
A New Approach to Providing Antenatal Care being trialled at Whittington Health was featured on the BBC World Service.

Results of the 2019 NHS Staff Survey

18 Feb 2020
Over 2,000 members of Whittington Health's team took part in the latest survey

Year of the Nurse and Midwife - Why I Heart Nursing

14 Feb 2020
A blog from Sharon Robinson, Cardiac Specialist Nurse.

Opportunity to give your views on new mental health hospital plans

10 Feb 2020
You are invited to see the updated architectural plans on the new mental health hospital and give your feedback

A new Draft Estate Strategy for Whittington Health

30 Jan 2020
Following feedback from staff and local people last year, we have updated our Estate Strategy with new principles and priorities

Whittington Health opens a new Rainbow Garden play area for children

30 Jan 2020
Whittington Health NHS Trust’s new play area will benefit over 2,000 children per year who are receiving treatment at the hospital.

Yvonne Coghill's Blog: Covid 19 and the Vaccine

12 Jan 2020
Yvonne Coghill, who was until recently the NHS’s National Director for Workforce Race Equality Standards (WRES) implementation and Deputy Director of the RCN discusses the COVID-19 vaccine

Sad News: Steve Hitchins

25 Sep 2019
We are sad to announce that Steve Hitchins, Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust until June this year, passed away unexpectedly last night (Tuesday 24 September).

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.

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