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London Bridge Hospital takes part in a fundraiser event for Thai Orphanage regeneration programme

17 January 2012

Kurt Thomson, one of London Bridge Hospital’s Radiographers recently organised a charity event to help raise money for the Phaya Thai Babies Home in Bangkok. Kurt will be travelling to Thailand to volunteer at the orphanage, which was affected by the recent floods and he has been raising money to help fund the regeneration of the home following the destruction.

London Bridge Hospital takes to The Ship for charity pub quiz for Connect

08 January 2012

Staff members from London Bridge Hospital visited local pub, The Ship, to take part in a quiz to raise money for Connect, a charity that works with people with aphasia. Participants from London Bridge Hospital and Connect formed eight teams and competed to be crowned champions whilst raising £500 for the charity at the event.

Connect was selected as a charity that London Bridge Hospital has supported throughout 2011, as a part of the hospital’s Supporting Local Charities Campaign. Connect supports people living with aphasia, a communication disability which can occur after a stroke.

Specialists at London Bridge Hospital develop a new life saving blood test

05 January 2012

A team of specialists at London Bridge Hospital have become the first in the UK to offer a new test to identify patients at risk of complications following heart surgery.

More than 120,000 people undergo coronary artery procedures each year including heart surgery and angioplasty - where a tiny balloon is inserted into the blocked artery to clear it.