What we're learning from our work improving health in our communities
Over the past nine months, we've been developing a new strategy at Guy's and St Thomas’ Charity. It's an ambitious plan and one that could make a real difference - not only in South London, but well beyond.
At Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity we’re hugely fortunate to get to do what we do. So, as December is the internationally recognised month of lists, we share with you seven things we’re rather proud about this year.
As I type this, I realise this month sees not one but three awareness campaigns for types of cancer – lung, mouth and pancreatic.
This is the second instalment in my series of blog posts where I share some of the key lessons we’re learning from our work supporting new ideas in health.
In south London there are 56% more new cases of schizophrenia and other psychoses diagnosed each year when compared with the average in England.
I was recently asked to speak at the Charity's communicating in health seminar, sharing my experiences of how communications can help a project to reach its innovation goals.
This was the question ringing in my ears as I returned from the 2016 meeting of The Creating Health Collaborative.
For the past few years we, like many others, have been particularly interested in the opportunities that digital technologies can create in health.
As the charity for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – and with that, Evelina London Children’s Hospital – supporting the very best care for children and their families is a key focus of ours.
There’s an interesting challenge in running a health charity that has been around for hundreds of years, and plans to be around for a few hundred more.