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Harefield Hospital patient Ben Wolfenden recently spoke publicly about his joy at being able to celebrate Father’s Day at home with his family, thanks to a life-saving double lung transplant performed at the hospital last year. Harefield Hospital’s consultant cardiac and transplant surgeon Mr Balakrishnan Mahesh carried out his life-saving operation. A year on, Ben is at home enjoying life with his two young children. Read more
Covid-19 patient Sam McQueen was transferred to Royal Brompton Hospital from Northwick Park Hospital on 22 March with severe Covid-19 related lung disease. In this moving video Sam shares his struggles battling Covid-19: from time on Royal Brompton Hospital’s Adult Intensive Care Unit, to gaining use of his hands and legs again, to the ‘infusion of energy’ he received at the thought of going home, and his gratitude to the NHS for saving his life. Watch video
Patients coming to our hospitals for outpatient appointments must now wear a face covering while in our buildings. This is in line with new government guidance to help reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in all hospital settings and keep you and our staff safe. Please note that visitor restrictions are still in place and visitors will only be allowed in exceptional circumstance. Read more
All wards are still closed to visitors in response to coronavirus. We are continuing the current restrictions to visiting within our Trust until it is safe to re-instate limited visiting. Visitors will only be allowed in the exceptional circumstances. This has been a difficult decision to make but we feel we cannot prevent the risk of spreading the infection if we allow visitors back to our hospitals. Read more