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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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  • Celebrating Reserves Day

    21 June 2017

    Today, the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust is joining many other employers across the UK to celebrate Reserves Day. On this day we show support to reservists who give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve...

  • Grenfell Tower fire update

    14 June 2017

    The Royal Free Hospital has been supporting the major incident response following the fire at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road during the early hours of this morning. We have treated 12 patients, mostly for the effects of...

  • Major incident update: 1.30pm

    14 June 2017

    The Royal Free Hospital has been supporting the major incident response following the fire at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road during the early hours of this morning. We have treated 12 patients, mostly for the effects of...

  • Royal Free Hospital supporting major incident response

    14 June 2017

    The Royal Free Hospital is receiving patients following the fire at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road during the early hours of this morning. Our A&E department is extremely busy and we would urge people to attend only...

  • Flower power!

    Flower power!

    14 June 2017

    Two gardens designed to help support patient care, rehabilitation and recovery have been officially opened at Chase Farm Hospital. The opening day was attended by staff, volunteers and patients, who were able to wander...

  • Vascular surgery team harness the power of the cloud.

    13 June 2017

    The Royal Free’s vascular surgery team is harnessing the power of cloud computing to help guide them during keyhole surgery. The new imaging device, called Cydar, enables surgeons to have a live “sat...

  • Sexual health clinics to close

    12 June 2017

    From 3 July 2017 the Royal Free London will no longer be providing sexual health services – although the trust will continue to provide HIV care. Sexual health services (excluding HIV care) will instead be...

  • The Royal Free nurses who are improving care in Malawi

    12 June 2017

    Three nurses from the Royal Free London are visiting Malawi this week as part of a drive to improve renal care for the local population.  Janice Ward, senior matron for the haemo-dialysis service, Robyn Morris,...

  • Today we are asking our patients ‘What matters to you?’

    6 June 2017

    Today, Tuesday 6 June, we are asking our patients, families, carers and visitors: 'What matters to you?' to help us improve the care we deliver. ‘What matters to you?’ is an international movement...

  • ‘I didn’t want to walk away from the hospital that had helped me so much,’ says volunteer

    ‘I didn’t want to walk away from the hospital that had helped me so much,’ says volunteer

    6 June 2017

    This Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) we are taking a look at the incredible contribution made by the Royal Free Charity volunteers at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. Margaret Voyce, 67, from Dollis Hill,...

  • ‘Fabulous’ photos of Hampstead on display in emergency department

    31 May 2017

    Winners of a photo competition were invited to see their "fabulous" pictures displayed on the walls of the redeveloped emergency department at the Royal Free Hospital last week.  Six of the winners...

  • Our institute under the microscope

    26 May 2017

    We uncovered a host of incredible research projects that are aimed at helping patients in a variety of ways during the first ever tweetathon at the UCL Institute of Immunity and...

  • Royal Free recruits first UK patient to drug trial

    25 May 2017

    The Royal Free London has recruited the first UK patient to a global research trial of a new drug for a rare autoimmune condition.  Scleroderma is a rare disease caused by the immune system attacking the connective...

  • ‘A service to be proud of’ - Chase Farm Hospital’s endoscopy unit receives accreditation

    ‘A service to be proud of’ - Chase Farm Hospital’s endoscopy unit receives accreditation

    24 May 2017

    Chase Farm Hospital’s endoscopy unit has been recognised for the excellent service it delivers to patients and assessed as a ‘service to be proud of’. The accreditation comes courtesy of the Joint...

  • Follow our tweetathon and find out more about the institute

    23 May 2017

    Tomorrow we will be live-tweeting from the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT).  Look out for the hashtag #IITresearch to learn more about the incredible research taking place at the IIT, which is...

  • Royal Free staff cook up a storm

    19 May 2017

    Staff from the Royal Free London took part in a cooking class aimed at encouraging healthy eating this week. Staff were given familiar ingredients and were showed how to make new recipes to demonstrate the simplicity...

  • New research on the role played by ‘memory’ cells in the immune system

    16 May 2017

    Researchers at the Royal Free Hospital have discovered that new memory T cells, which are a vital part of the immune system, are being produced by the body all the time. The research, carried out by scientists at the...

  • Statement re DeepMind data processing agreement during testing phase of Streams app

    15 May 2017

    A spokesperson for the Royal Free London: "The Streams app was built in close collaboration with clinicians to help prevent unnecessary deaths by alerting them to patients in need in a matter of seconds. It is now in...

  • Pioneering surgery gives old friends a special link

    10 May 2017

    Simon Ling and Steven Dowson forged a lifelong friendship as students at Chelsea College of Arts. But the pair, who have known each other for almost 30 years, now share even more than a passion for art. At the end of...

  • Nursing and midwifery week

    9 May 2017

    We are celebrating nursing and midwifery week 2017 this week – an annual event incorporating international nurses day on 12 May and international day of the midwife, which took place on 5 May.  A series of...

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