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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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  • Wall-to-wall support for our ICU staff

    19 May 2020

    Every day, staff working on the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Royal Free Hospital walk down the same plain corridor to start their shift. Now, this has been transformed into an uplifting space that shows staff just...

  • On the frontline of COVID-19 radiology

    15 May 2020

    Guidance written by radiology doctors at the Royal Free London is helping to ensure NHS staff can deliver better care to COVID-19 patients.    Most patients with suspected COVID-19 are given a chest x-ray or...

  • Drug trials bringing hope to patients with COVID-19

    14 May 2020

    Dozens of patients at the Royal Free London (RFL) have now been recruited to clinical trials for drugs which could be used to treat COVID-19 (coronavirus). For one of the drugs, Tocilizumab, the RFL has recruited more...

  • Spotlight: Nursing at the Royal Free London

    14 May 2020

    To celebrate International Nurse’s Day and Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we’ve been shining a light on the incredible work of the Royal Free London nursing team. Below, nurses from across our hospital sites...

  • Hospital: A testament to the brilliance of the NHS

    13 May 2020

    Last night the concluding episode of Hospital was broadcast on BBC Two, showcasing the very best of the Royal Free London and the NHS. Filmed over three weeks from the start of the lockdown on 24 March, the two-part...

  • Celebrating Nurses Day and Year of the Nurse and Midwife

    Celebrating Nurses Day and Year of the Nurse and Midwife

    12 May 2020

    Join us in celebrating our Royal Free London nurses and midwives today. 2020 was designated the first International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. It marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who...

  • Global success for respiratory training app

    Global success for respiratory training app

    7 May 2020

    A respiratory physiotherapist at the Royal Free London has launched a new app to help physiotherapists develop skills needed when treating patients with COVID-19 (coronavirus). Stephanie Mansell worked with colleague...

  • Connecting patients with loved ones in troubled times

    Connecting patients with loved ones in troubled times

    4 May 2020

    Kind-hearted local residents have rallied round to ensure hospital patients can stay connected with their families – despite not being able to visit due to coronavirus restrictions. Locals were so moved after...

  • BBC documentary Hospital coming to your home

    BBC documentary Hospital coming to your home

    4 May 2020

    The Royal Free London (RFL) will take centre stage on national TV when a special edition of the BBC documentary Hospital is broadcast on Monday 11 May and Tuesday 12 May. A two-part edition of the award-winning...

  • Royal Free London volunteers launch service for isolated patients

    Royal Free London volunteers launch service for isolated patients

    4 May 2020

    Royal Free Charity volunteers have come together with UCL medical students to launch a new ‘Check in & Chat’ service, reaching out to the trust’s most isolated patients. Designed to support...

  • Temporary closure of Rowland Hill Street to vehicles - 5 May

    1 May 2020

    On Tuesday 5 May, Rowland Hill Street will be closed to all vehicles temporarily for building works. It will be closed between 6am and 12noon. The side entrance to the hospital will remain open. If you would like to...

  • Starlight Superstar mums offer support for new parents

    Starlight Superstar mums offer support for new parents

    29 April 2020

    The mums of two of Barnet Hospital’s  ‘Starlight Superstars’ – babies who have been discharged home from the Starlight neonatal unit – have shared a moving video to help new parents...

  • Local community asked to help cheer hospital staff

    24 April 2020

    Local artists and children are being asked to send in their artwork to brighten up the walls of the Royal Free Hospital, as a way of celebrating the heroic staff looking after patients on the intensive care wards....

  • More than 500 patients homeward bound thanks to heroic staff

    22 April 2020

    A total of 517 patients have made a successful recovery from Covid-19 and been discharged home - thanks to the care of heroic staff at the Royal Free London. And one ward has come up with a special way to celebrate....

  • Project Wingman is in full flight at the RFL

    22 April 2020

    Project Wingman has taken off off at Royal Free London, an initiative backed by members of the airline industry offering support to staff during the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Volunteer airline staff...

  • New arrangements for renal dialysis patients

    21 April 2020

    During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, patients under the care of the north central London Renal Network who need emergency hospital treatment will be diverted directly to the Renal Hub at...

  • Staff given helping hand with new RFL sanitiser

    16 April 2020

    A production line for hand sanitiser was set up in record time at the Royal Free London (RFL) this week – with the first 200 bottles ready for use on the wards. The trust’s pharmacy team took just four days...

  • Bravo for Barnet Hospital

    Bravo for Barnet Hospital

    9 April 2020

    Staff at Barnet Hospital are receiving vital support from the community in the form of donations of snacks, drinks and toiletries. Items like hand cream, lip balm, fresh fruit, snacks and bottles of water are giving...

  • You have eggcelled yourselves

    You have eggcelled yourselves

    9 April 2020

    Staff at the Royal Free London have been treated to an egg-straordinary gift to say thank you to NHS staff working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic this Easter. A whopping 10,000 eggs Malteser and Mars...

  • Changes to our children and young people’s emergency department at Barnet Hospital

    9 April 2020

    From midday on Tuesday 14 April our children and young people’s emergency department at Barnet Hospital will be temporarily diverted to other hospitals. Local hospitals are working together to plan ahead and...

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