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We are sorry that we are not currently allowing visitors in our hospitals. This has been a difficult decision to make, but we feel it is necessary to help prevent the risk of spreading Covid-19. Read more
Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals’ Clinical Genetics and Genomics Laboratory team is celebrating the milestone of analysing 10,000 samples of DNA. Genetic testing is carried out to confirm a diagnosis of a suspected inherited cardiac or respiratory condition in patients who have symptoms. The laboratory team was established in 2015 to provide genetic testing for inherited cardiac conditions, and two years later introduced genetic testing for inherited respiratory conditions. Read more
Staff from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have teamed up with NHS colleagues from Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust to open the Heathrow Mass Vaccination Centre. Open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm, the Centre has the capacity to vaccinate 5,000 people every day – around 35,000 people a week. Read more
On March 17th 2020, a patient with Covid-19 was admitted to Royal Brompton Hospital, the first of over 450 such patients who have since been treated by our expert teams. As we remember the anniversary of admitting our first Covid-19 patient one year ago, we mark the extraordinary efforts of our staff, whose commitment, dedication, sacrifice and bravery has never wavered. In this film, we reflect on some of the ways our staff have come together in the fight against Covid-19.