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Wednesday 24th October 2018

Trial examines if water softeners can prevent eczema in babies

Trial examines if water softeners can prevent eczema in babies
Description:
A new study will for the first time investigate if using water softeners can reduce the risk of infants getting eczema.
Date:
Wednesday 24th October 2018
Wednesday 26th September 2018

The Countess of Wessex opens facility for patients with rare diseases

The Countess of Wessex opens facility for patients with rare diseases
Description:
The Countess of Wessex visited St Thomas' Hospital yesterday (Tuesday 25 September) to officially open the hospital's new Rare Diseases Centre.
Date:
Wednesday 26th September 2018
Monday 5th March 2018

Minister marks Rare Diseases Day with visit to new centre

Minister marks Rare Diseases Day with visit to new centre
Description:
Rare Diseases Day was celebrated at Guy's and St Thomas' last week with a visit to the Trust's new Rare Diseases Centre by Steve Brine MP, Minister for Public Health and Primary Care.
Date:
Monday 5th March 2018
Thursday 2nd November 2017

Rare Diseases Centre opens at St Thomas' Hospital

Rare Diseases Centre opens at St Thomas' Hospital
Description:
A new centre dedicated to patients with a number of complex rare genetic conditions has welcomed its first patients this week.
Date:
Thursday 2nd November 2017
Friday 27th January 2017

New centre to transform care of rare life-threatening illnesses

New centre to transform care of rare life-threatening illnesses
Description:
A new facility at St Thomas' Hospital will act as a 'one-stop shop' for adults and children living with harmful rare conditions across the UK.
Date:
Friday 27th January 2017
Monday 19th September 2016

New hope for brave boy with skin condition

New hope for brave boy with skin condition
Description:
Five-year-old Harrison Ford has proved to be as brave as his movie star namesake, fighting a severe form of eczema that leaves his skin looking literally burnt.
Date:
Monday 19th September 2016
Tuesday 28th June 2016

Dermatology nurses triumph at national awards

Dermatology nurses triumph at national awards
Description:
Two pioneering specialist nurses from St John's Institute of Dermatology received prestigious awards from the British Dermatological Nursing Group on Wednesday 23 June.
Date:
Tuesday 28th June 2016
Friday 6th May 2016

Dermatology service wins top medical award

Dermatology service wins top medical award
Description:
An innovative approach to providing psychological care for patients with skin disease has won a prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) Award.
Date:
Friday 6th May 2016

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