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Thursday 15 July 2021

World's first cell therapy trial for post COVID-19 fibrotic lung disease

World's first cell therapy trial for post COVID-19 fibrotic lung disease
Description:
A first in human cell therapy trial for the treatment of post COVID-19 lung scarring has recruited and treated its first patients.
Date:
Thursday 15 July 2021
Monday 12 July 2021

Text message questionnaires support cancer patients

Text message questionnaires support cancer patients
Description:
Cancer patients at Guy's and St Thomas' are more likely to highlight concerns and anxieties about their health when contacted by text message than other methods, a new paper has shown.
Date:
Monday 12 July 2021
Friday 9 July 2021

New type of treatment recommended for severe COVID-19

New type of treatment recommended for severe COVID-19
Description:
Treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients with drugs that block the effects of an over reactive immune system reduces the risk of death, according to a new study.
Date:
Friday 9 July 2021
Thursday 17 June 2021

London's first dedicated detox unit for homeless people opens at St Thomas'

London's first dedicated detox unit for homeless people opens at St Thomas'
Description:
London's first dedicated hospital detox unit for homeless people has opened at St Thomas' Hospital. The new unit aims to save the lives of some of the city's most vulnerable and provide them with an avenue off the streets for good.
Date:
Thursday 17 June 2021

First NHS trust pilots riverboat delivery service

First NHS trust pilots riverboat delivery service
Description:
An NHS trust has become the first in the country to pilot a daily riverboat delivery service as part of plans to reduce its carbon footprint.
Date:
Thursday 17 June 2021
Tuesday 15 June 2021

MBE honour for leading emergency medicine consultant

MBE honour for leading emergency medicine consultant
Description:
A consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her services to emergency medicine during COVID-19.
Date:
Tuesday 15 June 2021

New radiochemistry unit launched at St Thomas' Hospital

New radiochemistry unit launched at St Thomas' Hospital
Description:
A state-of-the-art facility which produces tracers to help identify cancers and other complex conditions has been launched in a partnership with Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London.
Date:
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Monday 7 June 2021

Virtual visits a life line for intensive care patients

Virtual visits a life line for intensive care patients
Description:
A woman who spent almost a month in a coma after contracting COVID-19 says a virtual visiting app saved her life while she was recovering in hospital.
Date:
Monday 7 June 2021

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