Category Archives for HIV/AIDS

Remembering Princess Diana’s impact on HIV/AIDS

On the anniversary of Princess Diana’s birthday, we remember her many visits to Mildmay and the profound impact she made breaking through the stigma around HIV and AIDS. More personally, we remember the love and kindness she showed to both our patients and staff on numerous occasions.Today, thanks in part to Diana’s support for our hospital, […]

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All in a day’s work…

A patient who was discharged from Mildmay this week sent some lovely cards to the staff that worked with care and sensitivity to get them well and able to be independent again. Our clinical team are the best!

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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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What is Mildmay Hospital doing during the COVID-19 emergency?

To find out how Mildmay is treating patients with COVID-19, developments with our new homeless pathway, and what is happening to our HIV patients, read these Q&As by our CEO, Geoff Coleman . When did you first learn that the hospital would be used to treat COVID-19 patients and when did the first patients arrive?It […]

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A ‘continuous tsunami’ of ill patients

Every hospital bed in the UK needs to be utilised during this unprecedented national emergency and Mildmay Hospital is doing everything it can to ease the burden on overstressed NHS hospitals. Mildmay is rapidly gearing up to take on early step-down care for patients with acute HIV-related conditions. In addition, it will care for both […]

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We plan to deliver our #SaveMildmay petition to Downing Street on Monday 23 March

UPDATE: Monday 23 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 emergency measures, we will not be delivering our petition to Downing Street today.The petition will keep running until the funding for the hospital is secure.   Quite a lengthy post today but there is a lot to update you on, and you can read some useful […]

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Over 40, 000 of you want to help Mildmay Hospital

What an incredible couple of days it has been! Thank you so much to all who have added their voices to our petition to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to step in and instruct civil servants to resolve this situation. On Friday, we had 10,000 signatories, […]

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#SaveMildmay petition has reached 10,000 signatures!

Thanks to you all, we have reached 10,000 signatures on our petition to #SaveMildmay – in just 7 days. This is nearly 1,500 per day on average but actually the trend is for increasing numbers signing up every day. You are smashing it!

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An incredible 5,617 people have already signed our petition to #Save Mildmay

Good morning to you all, and thank you so very much. We recently reached 5,000 signatures. An amazing number to have reached in just a few days – but we are already well past that and heading for the next milestone of 10,000 signatures. Our petition has been viewed 23,697 times on and shared over 3,000 times. […]

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Mildmay: where we are today

Barely 24 hours after launching our campaign to #SaveMildmay, our cause has been highlighted by the Evening Standard newspaper, and we are overwhelmed by the support being shown for us on Twitter and Facebook.

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