Luke Blair, head of communications, writes about his experience with the hospital catering team and what goes on behind the scenes to serve nutritious meals to patients, staff and visitors every day.
For Allied Health Professions (AHP) Day, Fiona Cathcart, associate director of rehabilitation and therapies, speaks about the varied roles of AHP staff across the hospitals.
Luke Blair, head of communications, reflects on his experience shadowing the theatre nursing team during one of their shifts.
Luke Blair, head of communications, writes about his first-hand experience watching a surgeon and his team carry out a triple bypass.
Mario Petrou, consultant cardiac surgeon and clinical lead at Royal Brompton Hospital, and Kamran Baig, consultant cardiac surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital, explain how the two hospitals are working together to reduce surgical waiting times for major heart procedures.
Professor Pallav Shah and James Tonkin
Professor Pallav Shah and James Tonkin explain what COPD is and highlight some of the innovative developments in the treatment of the disease.
Alexia Epitropou, healthcare assistant, shares how she went from being a business and first-class host in the cabin of an international airline to helping save patients' lives.
Dr Andrew Bush
Professor Andy Bush, consultant paediatric chest physician, talks in a special blog for World Asthma Day, an annual campaign to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.
Dr Isabel Skypala
The asthma and allergy team at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals has a national and international reputation for excellence, ground-breaking research, and developing asthma and allergy treatments. In a special blog for Allergy Awareness Week, consultant dietitian and clinical lead for food allergy at the hospitals, Dr Isabel Skypala, explains what allergies are, how patients with allergies can be treated and the difference between food allergies and intolerances.
Dr Shelley Rahman Haley
Given how prominent Covid-19 is in the news, it is easy to forget that there are other life-threatening diseases that need to be treated – and that other patients are in danger of running out of time. Consultant cardiologist, Dr Shelley Rahman Haley, explains how teams at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have been able to continue their vital cardiology and cardiac surgical services during the second wave of Covid-19.