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Inclusive Brixton bookshop, Round Table Books, is at our hospitals for Black History Month. The bookshop features books written by diverse and underrepresented authors, and this October Toneé Mykoo - bookseller at Round Table Books - has brought the social enterprise to our five hospital sites - and in doing so, is inspiring conversations about Black literature. Read more
More than 70 school students attended Harefield Hospital’s annual ‘Your Heart Hospital’ event that aims to educate students about the importance of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), offer an insight into the wide range of careers in cardiovascular healthcare, and enhance understanding about what takes place in a specialist heart hospital like Harefield Hospital. Read more
This year’s theme for Black History Month is ‘Time for change: action not words’. Carol Pryce, head of nurse recruitment and co-chair of our multicultural staff network, tells us what Black History Month means to her, how to be a better ally in tackling racism with actions not words, and the importance of highlighting the influence of Black communities in shaping the NHS. Read Carol's blog
Louis Knibbs, a 44-year-old father and partner from Silverstone, Northamptonshire, is revelling in the routine things in life again, something which would have been unthinkable three and a half years ago when he was put on the transplant list in desperate need of a double lung transplant. Read more