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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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  • Physiotherapist joins mercy mission

    Physiotherapist joins mercy mission

    20 August 2018

    A physiotherapist from the Royal Free London is swapping her job in Camden for life aboard a ship 3,000 miles away in Africa.  Sarah McGowran, a paediatric physiotherapist, will be living and volunteering on board...

  • Former Royal Free Hospital professor wins prestigious American honour

    Former Royal Free Hospital professor wins prestigious American honour

    14 August 2018

    Professor Victor Hoffbrand, an internationally renowned expert on blood diseases who spent much of his career at the Royal Free Hospital, has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the American Society of...

  • Barnet boppers - meet the patients and staff bringing dance to the ward

    Barnet boppers - meet the patients and staff bringing dance to the ward

    3 August 2018

    Patients and staff at Barnet Hospital have found themselves getting into the groove with a regular bop. Junior sister Karelle Evans leads regular dance events at the hospital which staff, patients and visitors are...

  • Royal Free London consultant rules the waves

    Royal Free London consultant rules the waves

    27 July 2018

    A Royal Free London consultant has successfully completed one of the toughest long distance swims in the world. Nick Murch, 39, clinical lead for acute medicine at the Royal Free Hospital (RFH), is the first person this...

  • Heatwave alert

    25 July 2018

    The Met Office has issued a heatwave alert. Very hot and humid weather is expected until Saturday 28 July. Patients and visitors are advised to carry a bottle of water with them on their journey to and...

  • Major milestone in Chase Farm Hospital redevelopment

    Major milestone in Chase Farm Hospital redevelopment

    25 July 2018

    This week the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust took ownership of the new Chase Farm Hospital from the constructors Integrated Health Projects (IHP). The move marks a landmark moment in the redevelopment of the new...

  • Go behind the scenes at the new Chase Farm Hospital

    Go behind the scenes at the new Chase Farm Hospital

    24 July 2018

    We have reached a major milestone in the redevelopment of Chase Farm Hospital – we have now received the keys to our brand new building. The redevelopment of Chase Farm Hospital has been achieved at an...

  • Royal Free Hospital consultant podiatrist steps up to London role

    Royal Free Hospital consultant podiatrist steps up to London role

    20 July 2018

    Royal Free Hospital consultant podiatrist, Mr Richard Leigh, has been appointed the clinical lead in foot care for NHS England London. He shares the role with Stella Vig, a consultant vascular and general surgeon. Mr...

  • Minister shines spotlight on organ donation transplants with visit to Royal Free Hospital

    Minister shines spotlight on organ donation transplants with visit to Royal Free Hospital

    18 July 2018

    A campaign to increase the number of people signed up to the organ donation register from black, Asian and other non-white minority ethnic backgrounds, launches today. Ahead of the launch, Jackie Doyle-Price MP, junior...

  • Channel 4 at the Royal Free Hospital

    Channel 4 at the Royal Free Hospital

    17 July 2018

    Volunteers were invited to the Royal Free Hospital to take part in a month-long alcohol abstinence research project for TV, conducted by liver expert Professor Kevin Moore. The results will be screened tonight (18 July)...

  • Walking for Windrush - NHS 70

    Walking for Windrush - NHS 70

    10 July 2018

    In glorious sunshine more than 30 staff and friends set off from the Royal Free Hospital to take part in a special walk as part of our NHS 70th birthday celebrations. ‘Walking for Windrush’ was held on...

  • Royal Free London joins Pride

    Royal Free London joins Pride

    9 July 2018

    Nearly 100 staff from the Royal Free London celebrated in style at the weekend when they joined the Pride parade in central London. Doctors, nurses, opthalmologists, executive directors - including RFL group chief...

  • Royal Free London parties like it’s 1948

    6 July 2018

    Staff, patients, volunteers and visitors across the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust came together yesterday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS. The festivities started early on Thursday (5 July) with...

  • We are family

    We are family

    6 July 2018

    Staff at the Royal Free London (RFL) flew the flag for their nationalities during this week’s NHS70 celebrations. Doctors, nurses, cleaners, therapists, porters and support staff proudly displayed their flags with...

  • Royal Free London experts to take part in ‘hackathon’ to develop virtual reality tools for patients

    Royal Free London experts to take part in ‘hackathon’ to develop virtual reality tools for patients

    3 July 2018

    An ‘X-Factor’ style audition process will see some of Europe’s top developers compete to create products using virtual reality (VR) and digital technology to aid rehabilitation for people with a range...

  • Institute opens its door to young scientists

    Institute opens its door to young scientists

    27 June 2018

    Over 60 students from schools in London and the south east were immersed in the advanced clinical research which happens at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) during an open day. Leading biomedical...

  • Raise a cuppa with the Royal Free Charity at the ‘NHS Big 7Tea’

    Raise a cuppa with the Royal Free Charity at the ‘NHS Big 7Tea’

    26 June 2018

    To celebrate the official 70th birthday of the NHS the Royal Free Charity is putting on an ‘NHS Big 7Tea’ party on July 5. The Royal Free Charity is joining together with NHS charities from around the...

  • Open day showcases Royal Free London’s cutting edge research

    26 June 2018

    Staff, patients and the public heard more about the potentially life-saving research taking place at the Royal Free London at the recent research and development open day. Highlights included how the Royal Free Hospital...

  • Chief executive unveils new radiotherapy machine

    22 June 2018

    Cancer patients at the Royal Free Hospital are set to benefit from the hospital’s newest radiotherapy treatment machine. Opened at a ceremony by Kate Slemeck, the hospital’s chief executive, the new machine...

  • Celebrating our ‘world class winners’ at the Royal Free London annual awards

    Celebrating our ‘world class winners’ at the Royal Free London annual awards

    21 June 2018

    Actress Michelle Collins helped staff from the Royal Free London celebrate their achievements at an awards ceremony last night. Nearly 300 members of staff, including nurses, cleaners, doctors, midwives, porters,...

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