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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our guidelines for visiting patients has changed

Because of the prevailing situation of increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients both across London and nationally, Mildmay cannot arrange further visiting of patients beyond Wednesday 23 September 2020.It is our hope that we can decide to continue allowing patient visits but this will be reviewed on a weekly, and if necessary, daily basis. Thank you for […]

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Happy Birthday Harry

The Duke of Sussex turns 36 today. Wishing you a very happy birthday Harry.We remember with great fondness the day in December 2015 you came to open Mildmay’s new hospital building.

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An endorsement of our Homeless Pathway from a former patient

It’s great to read this endorsement of our Homeless Pathway from one of our former patients on Twitter, via the Latch Project.

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Helen Taylor Thompson’s obituary in the Telegraph

Unfortunately, it’s behind a paywall, but if you have access, find out what an amazing person Helen was, from working as an SOE agent in the Second World War to founding the first AIDs hospice, and much more.https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/09/09/helen-taylor-thompson-served-wartime-soe-founded-europes-first/

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Our Chairman, the Very Rev John Richardson, pays tribute to Helen Taylor Thompson

I first met Helen Taylor Thompson in 1999, when she was President of Mildmay, and I was beginning my own involvement with the charity.For the next twenty years that relationship blossomed, as together, we examined both old and novel ideas for taking Mildmay forward.Her incredible determination, strong character, generosity and prayerfulness were the very foundation […]

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How our social workers Isobel and Bev support people with HIV and cognitive impairment to regain independence

This is a great article in Community Care highlighting the key role of our social workers in transforming lives. Photo: Natalie Valios”Social work input is an integral part of the Mildmay ethos. Isobel Bukalo and Beverley Nelson have both been at Mildmay for many years and both have solid social work backgrounds in various disciplines […]

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Helen Taylor Thompson OBE, 1924-2020

“It is with sadness that I have to pass on the news that Helen Taylor Thompson OBE, our former President and Chairperson, passed away early this morning. Helen led a life of service and dedication. She achieved so much, often in the face of impossible odds.  There will be much said over the coming days and weeks […]

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Our Estates and Facilities team – who are they and what do they do?

Allow us to introduce you to our Estates and Facilities Team. From the left, Alastair (the Chief), George, who is also our IT Education Facilitator, and our newest team member, Dmitri, who has very quickly proved himself invaluable to the smooth running of the Hospital.The Estates and Facilities Team are concerned with the places where […]

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Just published, a Paper authored by our Medical Director Dr Simon Rackstraw, Lead Occupational Therapist Dr Camilla Hawkins, et al

The aim of this paper is to discuss the strategies that have been used in cognitive and neurologic rehabilitation in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLWH).Cognitive impairment leading to disability is increasingly seen in PLWH. Rehabilitation can alleviate the effects of cognitive impairment upon function. Cognitive impairment is still prevalent in PLWH in the cART […]

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Remembering Diana on the anniversary of her death, 23 years ago.

Today marks 23 years since the world lost Princess Diana. We remember the inspiring and groundbreaking impact she had on the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS. She saw the people behind the stigma and discrimination and helped change public perceptions.

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