Tagged: therapy

Cancer patient pens praise for occupational therapy

News & events | 11 Jul 2017 | Tags: cancer Gordon Smith Ward Leukaemia occupational therapist occupational therapy plasma cell leukaemia therapy

We often share patient stories and feedback at St George’s. Here, we have the story of Paul, 51, who was diagnosed with Plasma Cell Leukaemia in March 2013 and has been in and out of hospital receiving treatment ever since. During his most recent hospital stay, in Gordon Smith Ward …

St George’s pharmacy and therapy teams are “highly commended”

News & events | 19 May 2015 | Tags: acute medicine unit awarded intervention pharmacy Research SAM conference therapy

St George’s was proud to see both our pharmacy and therapy teams represented at this year’s national Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) conference. Principle physiotherapist Jennifer Willis gave a presentation to 100 attendees discussing the extended roles of the St George’s therapy team in both our emergency department and acute …

Wandsworth Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Team launches ‘Tea Talk’

News & events | 4 Nov 2014 | Tags: community public event speech and language talking tea time therapy Wandsworth

The team behind Wandsworth’s Children’s Speech and Language Therapy department  launched a brand new initiative called ‘Tea Talk’ last week. ‘Tea Talk’ aims to teach the parents of Wandsworth about the importance of talking to children at teatime. Research released by the National Literacy Trust shows that children who sit down to …

St George’s therapy consultant joins national expert database

News & events | 11 Apr 2013 | Tags: database Louise Briggs policy rehabilitation therapy

A St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust therapy consultant has been selected to join a database of expert health professionals who will help develop national policies for services involving older people.