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Luke Blair
Juggling teamwork, emotion, motivation, and being bleeped… What does it really mean to be a Senior House Officer in the NHS? Our head of communications Luke Blair spends an afternoon with one of these iconic medical roles at our hospitals.
Dr Alanna Hare
Dr Alanna Hare
This World Sleep Day, we spoke with Dr Alanna Hare, a consultant in sleep and ventilation at Royal Brompton Hospital and President of the British Sleep Society, who gave us some advice on how to get a good night’s sleep.
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Luke Blair
Our head of communications Luke Blair discovers what it takes to be an outreach nurse for the hospitals.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
Our head of communications Luke Blair speaks with a staff member who reflects on an incredible 40 years of working at our hospitals.
Harriett Rossouw
Harriett Rossouw
Disability History Month is a time to highlight the importance of inclusion for disabled people. Harriett Rossouw, clinical engineering technologist at our hospitals, shares her experience of disability in the workplace and what the month means to her.
Rasleen Kahai
Rasleen Kahai
This Disability History Month, read about the extraordinary story of Dr Stanley Melville, a clinician who headed up the radiology department at Royal Brompton Hospital from 1910 to 1934. Written by Ras Kahai (respiratory dietitian and co-chair of our hospitals' Disability and Wellness Staff Network).
Nyachin Nyoat
Nyachin Nyoat
Black History Month recognises and celebrates Black culture, heritage and invaluable contributions to society. We speak to Nya, senior staff nurse at Royal Brompton Hospital, on what the month means to her and which woman inspires her.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
Caring for the human heart when it goes into arrest or hits a problem needs expert knowledge, an experienced workforce, and the kind of care you only find in a specialist heart team. Our head of communications Luke Blair goes behind the scenes of the Cardiac Care Unit at St Thomas’ Hospital, which along with Guy’s Hospital is part of our clinical group.
Harefield Hospital
Luke Blair
Our head of communications Luke Blair looks at how the research nursing team is managing one of its trials on a new drug aimed at combatting heart attacks and heart diseases caused by particular types of cholesterol.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair

Cystic fibrosis is one of those particularly unpleasant diseases that is inherited through family genes.