Staff from the senior health team at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, met Mayor of London Boris Johnson at an event acknowledging the outstanding work and achievements of members of the community.

The team were invited to the reception at London’s City Hall after the Mayor’s office received a letter praising staff in senior health for their excellent care of a patient at the hospital.

Around 300 people from Wandsworth and Merton attended the event, where Boris spoke of the value of having a commitment to high quality services for the people of London.

Stephen Wood, principal physiotherapist in senior health, said: “The evening was a huge success and gave the staff full recognition for their dedication to patient dignity and care. Boris kindly spoke to us and was very keen to hear about our senior health initiatives and aspirations for the trust.

“All senior health staff have a valuable role in the care of our older patients, and we were honoured to represent them at this event.”

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