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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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  • ‘I feel like I’m on fire but people think I’m just blushing’

    ‘I feel like I’m on fire but people think I’m just blushing’

    1 September 2020

    It started innocuously enough with some red dots appearing on Lee Barker’s hands. But as his symptoms worsened he was to eventually discover that he was just one of a handful of people worldwide with a disabling...

  • Royal Free London announces new director of nursing at Barnet Hospital

    Royal Free London announces new director of nursing at Barnet Hospital

    28 August 2020

    The Royal Free London is delighted to announce the appointment of Bev Thomas as its new director of nursing at Barnet Hospital. Bev replaces Julie Hamilton who was appointed the new group chief nurse in July. Bev will...

  • Staff can’t get over new wall at Barnet Hospital

    Staff can’t get over new wall at Barnet Hospital

    28 August 2020

    Staff at Barnet Hospital have been delighted by the unveiling of a new wall of artwork, filled with bright drawings and messages of support supplied by the local community. More than 750 pieces of art were sent in, and...

  • A legacy fit for our Royal Free London heroes

    A legacy fit for our Royal Free London heroes

    27 August 2020

    Donations that flooded in during the pandemic from the public to the Royal Free Charity have been converted into a very special long term legacy for staff working in intensive care. As well as the art work supplied by...

  • Safety award nomination for RFL antibiotic innovation

    Safety award nomination for RFL antibiotic innovation

    25 August 2020

    Doctors can now calculate the correct dose for a common antibiotic at the click of a button- thanks to the clinical and digital teams at the Royal Free London The EPR team and microbiology department worked alongside...

  • Children and young people‚Äôs services reopened at Barnet Hospital

    24 August 2020

    The children and young people’s emergency department and Galaxy in-patient ward at Barnet Hospital has reopened.    The emergency department will be open for 24 hours, seven days each week. Anyone...

  • Video appointments provide vital link for patients in lockdown

    Video appointments provide vital link for patients in lockdown

    24 August 2020

    Introducing video appointments for patients at the Royal Free London was already a priority before COVID-19, so when the new measures meant that we needed to reduce the number of face-to-face appointments we went full...

  • Be aware: fraudulent recruitment emails

    21 August 2020

    We have been made aware that a number of individuals have been contacted with offers of employment claiming to be from the Royal Free London. These offers are coming from the email...

  • Every picture tells a story

    Every picture tells a story

    21 August 2020

    Staff from the Royal Free London (RFL) have been immortalised in a series of portraits by artists keen to show their appreciation for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vicky Pang, head of infection...

  • Closure of multi-storey car park entrance at Chase Farm Hospital - 25 and 26 August

    Closure of multi-storey car park entrance at Chase Farm Hospital - 25 and 26 August

    19 August 2020

    The main entrance to the multi-storey car park at CFH will be closed on 25 and 26 August and an alternative side entrance will be open for cars to enter and exit. Traffic management will be in place. The closure is to...

  • United as a family against COVID-19

    United as a family against COVID-19

    19 August 2020

    When it comes to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (RFL) the Bautistas certainly keep it in the family. Three remembers of the family, from Burnt Oak in north west London, either work or have worked at the...

  • RFH volunteers swap suits and salons for hospital scrubs

    RFH volunteers swap suits and salons for hospital scrubs

    18 August 2020

    Three hospital volunteers have shared their experiences of operating the Royal Free Hospital scrubs distribution station after COVID-19 lockdown left them with spare time on their hands. Harry Taylor, Richard Sugar and...

  • Thank you pins are a badge of honour for RFL Heroes

    Thank you pins are a badge of honour for RFL Heroes

    17 August 2020

    Staff across the Royal Free London have been receiving RFL Hero pins as a token of appreciation for everything they have done in tackling the enormous challenge of COVID-19. RFL employees were surprised by thank you...

  • Introducing Barnet Hospital’s new Rainbow ward

    Introducing Barnet Hospital’s new Rainbow ward

    17 August 2020

    Work is currently underway building Rainbow ward - a new modular unit at Barnet Hospital. Rainbow ward will open this autumn, providing 35 new beds to support the care of patients...

  • Patients are invited to join My RFL Care patient portal

    Patients are invited to join My RFL Care patient portal

    12 August 2020

    From today if you are scheduled a new appointment with the Royal Free London, we will send you a text message inviting you to join our patient portal, My RFL Care. My RFL Care will enable you to see all of your upcoming...

  • The adult out-patient blood taking service at Edgware Community Hospital

    10 August 2020

    The Royal Free London’s adult out-patient blood taking service at Edgware Community Hospital has reopened for routine blood tests. An appointment must be booked for all tests, booking details...

  • Planned closure of Cecil Road flyover: 10-17 August

    29 July 2020

    Works are due to take place on the bridge structure along the B556 Cecil Road, which crosses over the A1(M), near Potters Bar and South Mimms. A full closure of the Cecil Road Flyover will be required, between 10pm...

  • ‘57 years of marriage and we even fought COVID-19 side by side’

    ‘57 years of marriage and we even fought COVID-19 side by side’

    28 July 2020

    A couple who have been married for 57 years have both recovered from COVID-19, thanks to the ‘outstanding’ intensive care staff at Barnet Hospital, who moved their beds together so they could fight the virus...

  • Top marks for winning teachers and administrators

    Top marks for winning teachers and administrators

    20 July 2020

    Pictured left to right: Dr Indran Balakrishnan, Dr Victoria Shivji, Dr Samuel Burridge and Ms Thameenah Hamid. We are very proud to celebrate five Royal Free London colleagues who have been recognised in the UCL Top...

  • Star-studded art competition draws a smile from RFL youngsters

    Star-studded art competition draws a smile from RFL youngsters

    17 July 2020

    Young people being treated at the RFL are being asked to get creative by drawing or painting something that made them smile during the time of COVID-19. The Draw2020 competition will be judged by a star-studded...

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