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December and January Train Strikes

December and January Train Strikes

05 Dec 2022
A series of train strikes could affect your journey time to your appointment.
Neonatal Unit recognised for committing to high quality care

Neonatal Unit recognised for committing to high quality care

30 Nov 2022

The Whittington Hospital Neonatal team have been awarded silver accreditation from Bliss Baby Charter.


 

Whittington Health welcomes its first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.

Whittington Health welcomes its first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.

16 Nov 2022
 Anice Rodney and Yvonne Smith are Whittington Health NHS Trusts first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.
Plans approved for a significant improvement to our Maternity and Neonatal facilities

Plans approved for a significant improvement to our Maternity and Neonatal facilities

09 Nov 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have secured planning permission for a significant refurbishment to our maternity and neonatal facilities.
London Underground Train

Train Strikes - Please allow more time to get to appointments

24 Oct 2022
Prepare for the upcoming train disruptions
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care opens new NHS Community Diagnostic Centre

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care opens new NHS Community Diagnostic Centre

11 Oct 2022
NHS patients in Haringey can now get an X-ray and an Xbox, or a blood test and blouse in the same trip, as a new NHS test hub opens in a local shopping centre.
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Come to our Annual General Meeting

02 Oct 2022
Everyone is invited to join our Annual General Meeting.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

09 Sep 2022
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
COVID-19 mask update

COVID-19 mask update

01 Sep 2022
We have made changes to our mask wearing policy in our hospital and health centres
Sarah Wilding

Whittington Health welcomes new Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals

22 Aug 2022
Sarah Wilding starts with Whittington Health NHS Trust today as the new Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals.
Midwife receives Gold Chief Midwifery Officer award

Midwife receives Gold Chief Midwifery Officer award

11 Aug 2022
Huda Mohamed was honoured with the award for her services in FGM (Female Genital Mutilation).
Start Well - share your views

Start Well - share your views

21 Jul 2022
Tell us your views on opportunities for improvement in NHS maternity, neonatal, children and young people’s services in north central London.
Chinyama Okunuga

Whittington Health Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

15 Jun 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust has announced that Chinyama Okunuga will become the new Chief Operating Officer
Two Whittington Health staff named in Queen's Jubilee Honours List

Two Whittington Health staff named in Queen's Jubilee Honours List

02 Jun 2022
We are delighted to share that two colleagues have received an award as part of the Queen’s Jubilee honours list.
Plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend

Plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend

27 May 2022
By planning in advance for 2-5 June, you will be protecting yourself and your loved ones, and reducing pressures on emergency services.
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Staff Awards: All the winners and news from the night

13 May 2022
We held our (delayed) 2020 Whittington Health Staff Awards last night
Whittington Health NHS Trust Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions

Whittington Health NHS Trust Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions

06 May 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust have announced that it has appointed Sarah Wilding to take up the post of Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions.
Plans announced for significant improvement to our matenity and neonatal facitilies

Plans announced for significant improvement to our matenity and neonatal facitilies

05 May 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust has announced that it will shortly be submitting plans for significant refurbishment to its maternity and neonatal facilities.
Child on gradd pointing at camera

London Hospitals and Tottenham Hotspur's Stadium Partner for Sickle Cell Event

25 Apr 2022
London hospitals North Mid, University College London Hospitals and Whittington Health are together partnering up to launch further support and help for children and young people living with sickle cell.
New CEO for Whittington Health NHS Trust

New CEO for Whittington Health NHS Trust

29 Mar 2022
Helen Brown will be joining Whittington Health as Chief Executive in June
Whittington Health Wins National Award for Supporting Overseas Nurses

Whittington Health Wins National Award for Supporting Overseas Nurses

16 Mar 2022
Deputy chief nurse for England presents Whittington Health with award for supporting overseas nurses
Wood Green Health Hub Consultation launches

Wood Green Health Hub Consultation launches

24 Feb 2022
We have launched a new consultation into the creation of a health hub in central Haringey.
Take part in a survey: Equalities within Maternity and Services for Under 5s

Take part in a survey: Equalities within Maternity and Services for Under 5s

02 Feb 2022
Help to shape Maternity and Under 5's services in Islington
Children’s Integrated Therapies in Barnet now Operated by Whittington Health

Children’s Integrated Therapies in Barnet now Operated by Whittington Health

01 Feb 2022
As of today, Integrated Children’s Therapy Services in Barnet have transferred to Whittington Health.
Siobhan Harrington Moving on to New Role

Siobhan Harrington Moving on to New Role

16 Dec 2021
Our Chief Executive Siobhan Harrington will be leaving Whittington Health NHS Trust in May 2022.
Michelle Johnson to Step Down Next Year

Michelle Johnson to Step Down Next Year

14 Dec 2021
Whittington Health’s Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals Michelle Johnson will be leaving her role next summer.
Free 24/7 urgent mental health support for young people

Free 24/7 urgent mental health support for young people

03 Dec 2021
The NHS has set up free telephone lines across London for young people in
distress, open all day, every day, and staffed by trained mental health professionals.
They can provide immediate support, or refer people to other sources of help if
needed.
New Clinic to Provide COVID Protection During Pregnancy

New Clinic to Provide COVID Protection During Pregnancy

01 Dec 2021
Our maternity team has opened one of London's first in-house maternity #COVID19 vaccination clinic on our antenatal ward.
New NHS Diagnostic Services to Open in the Heart of Haringey

New NHS Diagnostic Services to Open in the Heart of Haringey

24 Nov 2021
We are opening a new Community Diagnostics Centre offering x-ray, ultrasound, ophthalmology and phlebotomy services at The Mall in Wood Green.
Enhanced Care for Orthopaedic Surgery

Enhanced Care for Orthopaedic Surgery

12 Nov 2021
We have installed new equipment to provide even better care for our orthopaedic surgery care
Whittington Health Staff Feature in New National TV Adverts

Whittington Health Staff Feature in New National TV Adverts

21 Oct 2021
The NHS has launched a series of new TV adverts today to encourage people to take up a career in the NHS. They feature a number of Whittington Health Staff and Locations
Whittington Health Staff Made Freepersons of Islington

Whittington Health Staff Made Freepersons of Islington

19 Oct 2021
The London Borough of Islington, where our hospital is located has awarded its highest honour - the Freedom of the Borough - to all Whittington Health staff!
A statue is unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust

A statue is unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust

13 Sep 2021
Commemorating the extraordinary efforts of Commonwealth and Windrush NHS nurses and midwives
Nominate in our Staff Awards

Nominate in our Staff Awards

08 Sep 2021
After a truly remarkable period in our history, our Patients and their loved ones can now nominate in the Patient Choice category of our 2021 Staff Awards
Attend our AGM

Attend our AGM

01 Sep 2021
It is good to talk! Join us at our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 30 September 2021, 1.00 - 2.00pm
COVID-19 Safety Measures Continue after 19 July

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

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

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

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.
Whittington Health commemorates Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

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

#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

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

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

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.
Vaccinations Reaching All of 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
Stay Safe this New Year

Stay Safe this New Year

31 Dec 2020
London remains in Tier 4 over New Year
Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre to be COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

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

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

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

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

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
Mary Seacole Chosen as the Face of Whittington Health

Mary Seacole Chosen as the Face of Whittington Health

29 Oct 2020
London's NHS celebrates inspiring black Londoners
Our new Garden Shed

Our new Garden Shed

29 Sep 2020
A relaxing space for older patients
Whittington Health Staff Feature in Portrait of Britain

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

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

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

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

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

New Real-Time Service Information

22 Jun 2020
As Services restart, you can check on the status of our major services in real-time
Outpatient Appointment? We'll Come to You.

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.
Sad News: Steve Hitchins

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).

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