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Category: News
In preparation for International Women in Science Day on 11 February, the Trust has played host to a seminar celebrating women in science. It was a case of standing room only at the event on Tuesday, which was introduced by Trust Chair, Sally Morgan, Baroness Morgan of Huyton. In addition to staff…
Category: Heart
A collaborative scheme that screens for undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) has been rolled out to 2,000 patients over 18 months. The C+D award-winning project is run by Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals NHS Trust and 10 pharmacies in Hillingdon. It has tested 600 patients over a six-month…
Category: News
RB&HH Specialist Care attended Arab Health 2018 - the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East - with two leading surgeons. During the event, Mr Cesare Quarto showcased the Ozaki procedure for reconstructing a diseased aortic valve, and Ms Emma Beddow demonstrated…
Category: News
Overseas private patients can be confident they will receive first class, round-the-clock care and treatment at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.  Our international team provide world-class care to patients from across the globe. The expertly-trained team understand that visiting the…
Category: In the media | Heart
Women are being left at risk of repeat heart attacks and early death because doctors see heart disease as a male problem, a new study has shown. Researchers from The University of Leeds and the British Heart Foundation claim women are dying because many are not offered stents to unblock arteries,…
Category: News | Heart
77 Wimpole Street brings another first for RB&HH: the ability to offer cutting-edge PET-CT imaging. As one of the few PET-CT scanners in the country offering rubidium cardiac PET, and one of the first in London, our imaging team offers complex cardiac diagnostics to our private and…
Category: News | Heart
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a slowly debilitating condition where the heart muscle thickens inappropriately. The disease is inherited and it is estimated it may affect as many as one in 500 people. The faulty gene can be inherited from either parent, and relatives may have similar heart…
Category: News | Heart
RB&HH Specialist Care has launched a genetic diagnostic test for patients with suspected familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). The unique service is available at Harefield Hospital and our 77 Wimpole Street outpatients and diagnostics clinic in central London.  
Category: News | Heart
Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals have a long history of innovation in remote monitoring of heart failure with skilled multi-disciplinary clinical staff and several research studies in this area. An implanted device is now being rolled out as the next step in remote monitoring for this…
Category: Heart
A recent breakthrough could keep an organ alive for 24 hours after donation. Keeping a donated heart alive for a day or more is a step closer – and could mean fewer people dying while on the transplant waiting list. A new method was tested on the first patient in August 2017, with a heart kept in…