Tanya Marshall, like many of our volunteers, was originally a hospital patient who wanted to give something back to the community.Read more
It’s Volunteers’ Week and every day we will be tipping our hat to some of the people who keep our hospital sites running.
We start with Kanchan Shah who provides patients with some company.
I was a boy when I first came across dementia. My grandmother had been in hospital for some time and my father had chosen until then to visit her alone.Read more
A woman who couldn’t eat solid food for two years has thanked surgeons at Northwick Park and St Mark’s hospitals for ‘giving me my life back.’Read more
On 12 March 2019 my dad died following a series of mini strokes (transient ischemic attacks) that caused rapid onset vascular dementia.
In a short space of time he faded from the funny, book-reading, cake-loving, articulate man I had known all my life to someone incapable of looking after himself, unaware of his environment and unable to recognise the people around him.Read more
Roofer Paul Byrne made a dramatic career change when an accident left him hospitalised for several months.Read more
Harrow’s busiest community midwife has championed home births for more than 20 years saying it is still a great privilege to be present when a new baby arrives.Read more
Easter bunnies Mamta and Vasha Joshi brought a smile to the faces of children and staff at Northwick Park Hospital when they donated more than 500 Easter eggs.
It was third time lucky for healthcare assistant Anna Busse when she applied to train as a nurse.Read more
Are you passionate about the NHS and would like to use your experience to help shape healthcare across North West London?Read more