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Mildmay takes delivery of much-needed new hospital beds

Earlier this week, Mildmay Hospital took delivery of four new hospital beds, which are urgently needed to cope with the influx of new patients resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.The beds arrived in this truck.One of the new beds being taken to a patient room.Mildmay is now caring for patients with HIV-related neurological conditions – as […]

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Scrub Hub East London donates more scrubs to Mildmay

In April, we were donated 10 pairs of beautiful, handmade scrubs, thanks to the generosity of a group of local seamstresses making scrubs at home for the NHS and others – Scrub Hub East London. Today, we received another batch of scrubs. As a charity, we could not otherwise afford all the PPE we need so […]

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Daily Mirror article: Mildmay’s care for the homeless with COVID-19

The Daily Mirror yesterday featured Mildmay Hospital and it’s role as the capital’s primary facility for homeless COVID-19 patients not in need of intensive care. Find the article here: “HIV hospital that Princess Diana visited now treating homeless coronavirus patients” We wrote about this in our previous post: Mildmay takes over as London’s primary facility […]

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Mildmay takes over as London’s primary facility for homeless COVID-19 patients not requiring intensive care

In an important development during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mildmay Hospital today became the capital’s primary facility for homeless COVID-19 patients not in need of intensive care, taking over from the London COVID CARE Centre. Coordinated by the Homeless Health Operations Centre and staffed by the Healthy London Partnership, the Centre was closed as the numbers of COVID-positive […]

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Cardinal Vincent Nichols reaffirms his support for Mildmay

His Eminence, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, visited Mildmay Hospital in 2017 to learn about our work and to meet patients and staff, and we wrote about it here.Recently, our Chaplain, Sister Bernie D wrote to him to apprise him of how the hospital was fairing during the COVID-19 pandemic and we were delighted […]

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Reflections from the Chief, June 4th 2020

An update on Mildmay Hospital from our Chief Executive, Geoff Coleman”With every story, there is supposed to be a beginning, a middle and an ending. Currently, most of the world feels like it is for once engaged in a shared story that whilst unfolding slightly differently around the world, gives us a shared narrative that we […]

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Our community’s support for Mildmay Hospital is amazing

And long may it continue!Here’s our Clinical Lead Nurse taking delivery of some donated PPE from Joyce Qian, Diana Jarrett and Joy Zhou. Thank you so much! Please donate to their JustGiving page​ so they can continue their invaluable work. ​ We could not have managed without these voluntary donations – particularly from London’s Chinese Communities, whose […]

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More donations from the wonderful Chinese Community in London

Pictured is our Chief Executive Geoff Coleman, looking delighted to receive another donation of PPE (masks and visors) from the F&F Charitable Association and Blazing Youth Community. This is  the latest of several donations of equipment that we have received from this group.The Chinese Community in London has been exceptionally generous in supporting us and other […]

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World War Two heroine – our very own Helen Taylor Thompson

To mark VE Day, the Hackney Gazette recently featured the Second World War experiences of Helen Taylor Thompson, who, as Chair of the Trustee Board, saved the hospital from closure and helped secure its future as a leading HIV/AIDS hospice and later as a specialist hospital for the treatment, assessment and rehabilitation for people with […]

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It’s May Bank Holiday. What is the latest from Mildmay?

Mildmay is really busy right now. In fact, we haven’t been so full in many years, which is tremendous news for our charity. We were able to withdraw the redundancy notices that were issued at the beginning of March. Those that wanted to stay could do so, and those who wanted to leave were still […]

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