November 2013 news archive

Getting tested is quick and easy, say HIV nurses

Our HIV nurses marked World AIDS Day by manning stalls at the Erith Health Centre and the Woolwich Centre today.

The aim was to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and ...

Published on 29th November 2013

National award and cash boost for dementia service

We have been awarded £35,000 this week for a new model of care for people with advanced dementia, which helps them to stay in the comfort of their own ...

Published on 28th November 2013

Speakability Sidcup launched at Queen Mary’s

Speakability Sidcup, an aphasia self-help group run entirely by people with aphasia for people with aphasia, was launched at Queen Mary’s Hospital yesterday.

Published on 22nd November 2013

Plaudits and ministerial visit for Greenwich Pioneers

Our successful work with partners in Greenwich to deliver better joined up health and social care for patients was recognised last week as we were named as one of the ...

Published on 7th November 2013

High praise indeed for award winner Nina and colleagues

One of our nurses met the heir to the throne last week and was singled out for praise by the Prince of Wales. Later on she won a prestigious Nursing ...

Published on 5th November 2013

Ghoulish 10th Birthday for The Source

The 10th anniversary of the opening of The Source was a bit of a horror show yesterday. Luckily that was the intention as they held a Halloween themed party in ...

Published on 1st November 2013