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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust runs three hospitals in London: Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital and Royal Free Hospital. 

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  • One family’s journey to find a cure for amyloidosis

    15 June 2018

    For three years Aileen Watt and her husband Alex travelled over 200 miles every week from the north west of England to the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, so he could receive specialist life-prolonging treatment for...

  • Royal Free London publishes audit into Streams app

    12 June 2018

    The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (RFL) has today published an audit into its use of Streams, an app which is helping to deliver improved care to patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). The audit was completed...

  • Newborn stars shine at Barnet Hospital

    11 June 2018

    Parents and babies at Barnet Hospital have taken part in a new video made by the neonatal charity Bliss, highlighting its important work. The camera crew made sure not to interrupt the daily rhythm of the Starlight unit...

  • Chase Farm Hospital open today – business as usual

    11 June 2018

    Chase Farm Hospital is open today - it's business as usual. Last night's fire did not affect our buildings or services. Please attend your appointments as planned.

  • Surgeon’s pioneering work recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    8 June 2018

    Surgeon Nadine Hachach-Haram has received a British Empire Medal for her innovative work in the field of surgery and medicine during her time at the Royal Free Hospital. In 2015, Nadine co-founded Proximie, an augmented...

  • Honorary MBE for ‘outstanding’ Ebola matron

    Honorary MBE for ‘outstanding’ Ebola matron

    8 June 2018

    The achievements of a Royal Free Hospital matron who showed ‘outstanding leadership’ during the Ebola outbreak in 2015 have been recognised by the Queen. Breda Athan was awarded an honorary MBE by the...

  • Championing our nurses of tomorrow

    Championing our nurses of tomorrow

    7 June 2018

    Nursing assistant apprentices are becoming a familiar sight to patients and staff across the different sites at the Royal Free London.  The aim is for the apprenticeship pathway to provide nurses of the future a...

  • New Pears Building newsletter

    New Pears Building newsletter

    7 June 2018

    Find out more about what's going on with the Pears Building in our June newsletter. The Pears Building will be home to the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT). This month we report on the Medicine...

  • ‘Volunteering is my way of saying thank you’

    ‘Volunteering is my way of saying thank you’

    5 June 2018

    As we celebrate National Volunteers Week 2018, meet Maureen Brown, who has been a volunteer at Barnet Hospital for the past 17 years. Maureen started off as a chaplaincy volunteer at Barnet Hospital, then moved to the...

  • Patient’s mystery symptoms unlocked thanks to app warning

    Patient’s mystery symptoms unlocked thanks to app warning

    5 June 2018

    A woman diagnosed with a life-changing kidney condition has praised the technology which enabled doctors to discover the problem significantly faster and begin vital treatment. Beata Zakowska, 33, was flagged up with...

  • A paired kidney donation offers a bright future

    A paired kidney donation offers a bright future

    29 May 2018

    When Prafula Shah learnt that her niece needed a kidney donation she didn’t hesitate to offer to give her one of her own. Unfortunately, Prafula’s kidney proved to be a poor tissue match for 24-year-old...

  • ‘The NHS has saved my life again and again’

    ‘The NHS has saved my life again and again’

    23 May 2018

    A Royal Free Hospital patient will celebrate how the NHS saved his life – on national television tomorrow evening. As part of the 70th anniversary celebrations of the NHS, Simon’ Bostic’s inspiring...

  • Pioneering sundown dementia sessions launched

    21 May 2018

    Royal Free Radio has today launched its ‘Sundown Sessions’ - a trip down memory lane to help patients with dementia and ward staff manage the phenomenon known as ‘sundowning’.  Sundowning is...

  • Sparkle like Markle!

    18 May 2018

    Patients at the Royal Free London have been enjoying the royal wedding countdown with a series of events around the trust. Royal wedding tea parties have been taking place on the wards and in departments at Barnet...

  • Short-term abstinence from alcohol leads to “rapid decrease” of cancer-related growth factors

    Short-term abstinence from alcohol leads to “rapid decrease” of cancer-related growth factors

    17 May 2018

    Participants who took part in a study at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, where they cut out alcohol for a month, were found to have a “rapid decrease” in the amount of cancer-related growth...

  • Bone marrow transplants could cure life-threatening immune disorders in adults

    Bone marrow transplants could cure life-threatening immune disorders in adults

    17 May 2018

    Bone marrow transplants in adults with immune system disorders are safe and effective when delivered at a specialist centre, according to a study which could have significant impact on future clinical practice. A team...

  • Living with pancreatic cancer support day

    16 May 2018

    Patients with pancreatic cancer, and their family and carers, can find out more about ways to live well with the disease at a support day at the Pax Lodge in Hampstead tomorrow (17 May). Led by clinical nurse...

  • One to watch TONIGHT - ITV at Barnet Hospital filming for NHS Heroes Awards

    16 May 2018

    Some familiar faces will be appearing on our TV screens tonight celebrating the NHS in the year of its 70th anniversary. ITV cameras were given access to Barnet Hospital earlier this month to speak to staff about...

  • London’s deputy mayor visits Royal Free Hospital Children’s School

    15 May 2018

    The innovative approaches taken by the Royal Free Hospital Children’s School to improve the health and wellbeing of its pupils were recognised with a visit from London’s deputy mayor last week. Joanne...

  • New trustees join the Royal Free Charity

    New trustees join the Royal Free Charity

    14 May 2018

    The Royal Free Charity re-appointed one trustee and appointed four new trustees to its board last month, bringing with them vast experience from the financial, retail, business, charity and healthcare sectors. Judy...

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