Malini Patel says after a life time’s devotion to her family she can now find a few hours to give something back to the community as a car desk controllerRead more
News — articles in the category "Brilliant people"
Nedra Fonseka volunteers two hours a week as a patient companion.Read more
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.
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
Northwick Park Hospital’s intensive care team has met the wishes of a terminally ill patient to visit the seaside. Renowned economist Laza Kekic spent the day in Brighton with his wife Joan where the couple shared many happy memories. The couple were joined on the seafront by family and friends including Laza’s four children Natalia, Maria, Tanya and Luka.Read more
Samantha Tross - the first female black orthopaedic surgeon in the UK - was one of four people featured in Radiating Greatness - stories of black leadership.
“I apparently told my father I wanted to be a surgeon when I was a little girl. I have no idea where that came from beyond being an avid reader.”Read more
Staff are tapping into their inner superhero, as part of a campaign encouraging more people to have the flu jab this winter.
The Flu Fighters campaign features clinical and non-clinical staff posing as superheroes and taking the fight to flu. The images will be used as part of an ongoing campaign throughout the flu season which runs from October to March.Read more