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We are delighted to announce that Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust has officially joined Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, bringing together world-leading expertise in the care and research of heart and lung disease. The merger sees the creation of a newly expanded Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, with Royal Brompton and Harefield forming a new Clinical Group within the Trust. Read more
Last week, Christina Lamb from The Sunday Times visited Harefield Hospital to find out how the hospital’s clinical teams are continuing with life-saving surgery in the middle of the latest Covid-19 surge. Lamb met with clinicians from the hospital’s cardiac, transplant and intensive care teams to see how it is possible to continue with these vital services while looking after some of the sickest Covid-19 patients who need the highest level of critical care. Read more
In light of the significant increase of new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases, we have put measures in place to ensure patients and staff are safe in our hospitals. As part of these measures, we have reorganised the way care is delivered, with non-urgent, planned procedures being reduced and priority given to urgent cases where patients’ health would be at risk if treatment was delayed. Find out more
A proposed merger between Royal Brompton & Harefield Foundation Trust (RB&HFT) and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) will proceed on February 1st 2021 following final approval from both Trusts’ Boards and ratification by their Councils of Governors. The Council of Governors of Royal Brompton & Harefield ratified the merger plans at a meeting today signalling the final stage of the approvals process. Read more