Latest news — articles for November 2015

Celebrating success at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Lewisham Consultant Gynaecology Ruth Cochrane was hailed a “Healthcare Hero” at the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust’s annual staff awards this week, where she was thanked by local resident Sandra Skelton for helping her get through her pregnancy. With Sandra’s daughter Poppy, eight months, also in attendance, Heidi Alexander MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, gave Ruth the Healthcare Hero award and spoke about the “beautiful results” of Ruth’s work.

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National HIV Testing Week

As part of National HIV Testing Week, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust will be piloting an HIV Testing initiative at University Hospital Lewisham. Between 23 – 29 November, all people over the age of 16 who attend A&E and need a blood test as part of their care will be offered an HIV test.

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