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An analysis of aortic dissection (AD) research, published in the Journal of Thoracic Disease, has highlighted that clinicians from Royal Brompton Hospital have the highest number of citations in associated research papers, and the second highest number of published papers on AD internationally. The analysis showed that Royal Brompton Hospital researchers were the most influential and second most active. Read more
Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have been awarded with ‘Centre of Excellence’ status and Dr Shouvik Haldar, consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Harefield Hospital, has been recognised as a pioneer in the management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), by international charity Arrhythmia Alliance. 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