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Royal Brompton Hospital
Luke Blair
What’s it like being a security guard in a hospital? Our head of communications Luke Blair finds out after spending an early morning with the man who opens all the doors at Royal Brompton Hospital.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
Our head of communications Luke Blair speaks to the Guy's and St Thomas' cardiovascular patient safety and quality improvement team about their work across the hospital to make sure lessons are learned after every incident.
Harefield Hospital
Luke Blair
This time of year can be hard for many of our patients and their families. Head of communications Luke Blair explores what the hospital chaplaincy service does to provide religious, spiritual and emotional care.
Harefield Hospital
Luke Blair
Head of communications Luke Blair recounts his visit to the Harefield Hospital cath labs
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
As part of Disability History Month 2022, Luke Blair, head of communications, explores the issues that disabled people face in their daily lives.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
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.
Fiona Cathcart
Fiona Cathcart
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.
Operating theatre
Luke Blair
Luke Blair, head of communications, reflects on his experience shadowing the theatre nursing team during one of their shifts.
Luke Blair
Luke Blair
Luke Blair, head of communications, writes about his first-hand experience watching a surgeon and his team carry out a triple bypass. 
Merger year one
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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.