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A recently unearthed postcard for the Mildmay archive

While sorting through her grandparent’s papers, Kath, came across a postcard depicting the Women’s Ward of the old Mildmay Hospital. Kath couldn’t say why it was amongst her grandparent’s things, “I will let you know if I ever find the connection. Family members certainly lived in the East End – Bromley-by-Bow, Stepney etc., but rather […]

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Spring comes to Mildmay

Our Chaplain, Sister Bernie, after going to the garden centre this morning, has been out in the Mildmay garden today, tidying and planting the borders, ably assisted by one of her fantastic volunteers, Patrick.The aim is to provide patients, staff and visitors with attractive green space to relax, get fresh air and speed up recovery […]

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ECG Machine

A new ECG machine for Mildmay Hospital

We are delighted to have recently taken delivery of a new and much-needed ECG machine to replace older equipment. This purchase was made from our charitable reserves, but we need your help to buy a second machine.To find out more and make a donation, follow this link: Find out more and donate

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Holy Week and the Easter Triduum

The Easter Triduum holds a special place in the Church’s Calendar, proclaiming again the passion, death and resurrection of Christ on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.Maundy Thursday: A Lesson about LoveThis Maundy Thursday, as we commemorate the Last Supper of our Lord, the Washing of the Disciples’ Feet and the gift of the […]

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Palm Sunday - Israel

Palm Sunday and Holy Week 2021

On this last Sunday of Lent, we hear two messages: the first is the joyous procession of Jesus into Jerusalem, where he is hailed by a large crowd. The second is the painful narrative of Jesus’s betrayal and crucifixion.In this final week, we are invited to sit in the tension between the Kingdom of God […]

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London sunrise

Another temporary extension

Mildmay Mission Hospital is now going through its long-awaited review of the Step-Down Homeless Medical Care Pathway pilot that it has run over the past year with homeless patients stepped down from London’s NHS acute hospitals during the pandemic.We have achieved some fantastic outcomes for a large group of patients, and we are confident that […]

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Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel

The Fifth Week of Lent

The theme for this Sunday’s readings reflect the whole theme for Lent:“I will be their God and they shall be my people,” as Jeremiah reminds us in Chapter 31.You may remember a couple of weeks ago, we thought about ‘spring cleaning’ our hearts and finding ways of encouraging each other.Well, this Sunday and for the […]

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healthy london partnership award march 2021

Healthy London Partnership win for Homeless COVID-19 Response

Congratulations to the Healthy London Partnership on last night’s win at the Health Service Journal Awards for their London Homeless Health Response to Covid-19. The judges said the project had important lessons for other parts of the NHS. Healthy London Partnership has been coordinating the London COVID-19 Homeless Health Response Cell, as a multi-agency approach […]

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Our President reflects on his 1980s AIDS campaign

Today’s Guardian has a feature on our President, Lord Norman Fowler and his public health campaign at the height of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s that saved countless lives in the UK.

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St Patrick, Principal Patron of Ireland, 17 March

“During this week, may I remind you to most certainly remember to celebrate this special day?There won’t be the usual gigantic processions parading through our cities but do please find a way to rejoice.As for me, I’m cooking ham and cabbage whilst conforming to the ‘wearing of the green’, bedecked with a sprig of shamrock, […]

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