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Millwall Football Club festive visit to Lewisham Hospital

Millwall Football Club made their annual festive visit to Lewisham Hospital this week (Tuesday 15 December) putting a smile on the faces of patients young and old, many of whom will be spending Christmas in hospital. The first team arrived along with their two mascots Zampa and his girlfriend Bolina in tow with sacks full of gifts and wearing Santa hats to spread some Christmas spirit.

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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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Make this October Your Stoptober

It has never been so easy to get the support you need to quit, so speak to a stop smoking advisor today! As well as existing clinics across Lewisham, the Lewisham Stop Smoking Service will be holding additional drop-in clinics in Muffin Break, Lewisham Shopping Centre, every Monday from 1pm-4pm throughout October.

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Local hospitals take part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for MacMillan Cancer Support

Patients and staff from Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust raised a cup of tea and enjoyed a slice of homemade cake to raise money for the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. The Trust hosted coffee morning events at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) and University Hospital Lewisham (UHL) for Macmillan Cancer Support and raised over £2,195.

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Inside Health Autumn 2014

Inside Health Autumn 2014

The new issue of the Trust's magazine, Inside Health, is now availavble to download via the link below

Inside Health - Autumn 2014

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