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You can read all our latest news, developments and achievements in our magazine – the GiST.

As local hospitals and the provider of community services in Lambeth and Southwark, we are keen to tell you more about what we do and how you can get involved in our work. There is much to celebrate and be proud of – from our services and exceptional staff to the amazing research and innovation which is allowing us to deliver new and better treatments.

We welcome any feedback.

You can download a copy of each issue below.

Issue 11 – the GiST – July 2014

Living with sickle cell disease, leading the fight against female genital mutilation and how we're improving our emergency department – all this and more in issue 11 of the GiST.

Issue 10 – the GiST – February 2014

The winter issue of the GiST features stories on the importance of good patient information, how you're helping to shape our new Cancer Centre and five community services patients share their stories.

Issue 9 – the GiST – October 2013

The new issue of the GiST features everything from the first NHS hair loss clinic for children to the 89-year-old who has given up smoking thanks to the support of our stop smoking services. We also look at how to keep well this winter by choosing the right NHS service and talk to our speech and language therapists about how they help patients.

Issue 8 – the GiST – July 2013

Issue 8 features our community team who are making a difference to patients in Lambeth and Southwark, caring for them in their homes. We look at our specialist Institute of Dermatology, and find out how we are helping local people get work through our apprenticeship schemes.

Issue 7 – the GiST – May 2013

The May issue gets the inside scoop on why our orthopaedic and trauma service is in high demand, how we're helping people with obesity, and an elderly patient interviews one of her favourite nurses.

Issue 6 – the GiST – February 2013

Issue 6 looks at our cancer services, how to live well with diabetes and our new sexual health centre in Southwark.

Issue 5 – the GiST – October 2012

Issue 5 looks at what we're doing to support our older patients, and how we marked the London 2012 Games.

Issue 4 – the GiST – July 2012

Issue 4 contains a round up of the latest news and looks at the amazing history of our hospitals, our summer celebrations, how simulation saves lives and the facts about blood pressure.

Issue 3 – the GiST – May 2012

Issue 3 of our magazine contains information about how we're celebrating the Jubilee, our transplant unit at Guy's and how our community staff change the lives of vulnerable people

Issue 2 – the GiST – February 2012

Issue 2 of our magazine contains the latest news, explains the benefits of becoming a member and highlights our work with people with autism and for heart patients.
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the GiST: issue 31

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