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Chag Sameach: Passover begins on April 15

Passover is one of the three pilgrim festivals that is celebrated by Jewish people annually, and commemorates the Exodus from Egypt and the birth of the Hebrew nation as told in the Hebrew Bible. 


Patients benefit from closer collaboration in north east London

More than 3,000 people in north east London came off the waiting list for treatment this winter as a result of closer collaboration between two hospital groups.

Most of the patients from Barts Health were able to have their diagnostic scans and procedures at neighbouring hospitals with spare capacity run by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT).


Vice Chairs appointed for Barts Health and BHRUT

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) and the Barts Health group are pleased to announce the appointment of two Vice Chairs for their respective boards. Adam Sharples will take on the role at Barts Health and Mehboob Khan will become Vice Chair at BHRUT. 


Supporting colleagues during Ramadan

In 2022, Ramadan will take place between the evening of Saturday 2 April and end on the evening of Sunday 1 May, followed by the celebration of Eid Al-Fitr.

Standing in solidarity with our communities

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March 2020 and the world went into lockdown, our hospitals were forced to adapt overnight. We went from welcoming hundreds of family members and loved ones each day, to only allowing staff and patients through our doors. This brought about new challenges, many of which were unique to the diverse cultures, languages and faiths of our local populations. 

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