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Return of the… Chaplains

The Return of the Jedi (Chaplains)On entering our building after my third bout of lockdown, I was highly amused when I saw this picture, ‘The Return of The Jedi’,  posted by management in the cabinet of photos in the Mildmay Hospital Reception area. I did read that “Darth Vader was brought back from the dark […]

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Can You Help Us With The Mildmay Clock?

The Mildmay clock sits proudly above the main entrance of Mildmay Mission Hospital, as it did on the original 1892 building.Beyond that, we know next to nothing about it. We think the clockwork mechanism was converted to an electric one in the early 1970s. We also know that it was taken down and put into […]

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Mildmay is recruiting a Junior Information Systems Developer and Analyst

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-motivated Junior Information Systems Developer and Analyst to play a key role in the collection of data by developing and utilising computer applications and programmes and to enhance the data analysis, interpretation and presentation of that data in support of the business functions of the charity. Find out more […]

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A letter from one of ‘the Irish nurses who helped build the NHS’

Today we received in the Charity Office at Mildmay a lovely letter with a donation enclosed. Like Margaret Kerin, who we featured previously here, this correspondent came over from Ireland to train as a nurse at Mildmay.Her letter reads “I recently took part in an Irish radio programme that shone a light on why so […]

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A New Staff Story for our archive: Sister Eunice

As told to us by Janet Fortnum, who was Hospital Secretary/Manager at Mildmay from 1977 to 1982 and kindly contacted us recently, this is a lovely tribute to Sister Eunice, who had a lifelong association with Mildmay, as well as a faith-filled life of caring for others. Sadly, not long ago, Sister Eunice passed away […]

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This Is For You, If You Donate By Standing Order

We wanted to give a huge thank you to our amazing donors who have set up standing orders in order to help Mildmay by donating regularly each month.Collectively, your donations amount to tens of thousands of pounds over the course of every year and this support is invaluable in helping to fund our work both overseas […]

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The Great and Official 2021 Jollof-off

It was decreed that Thursday 22nd of April at 12:30 was the official Mildmay Jollof-Off.  A clash between the respective cuisines of Ghana and Nigeria, the two representatives of these noble countries being Patricia vs Minjiba. In fact, there were many others who contributed salads and accompaniments to the two dishes in the competition.Jollof, or […]

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The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation gives its support to Mildmay

We are immensely grateful to the Trustees of the Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation for their recent grant to Mildmay Mission Hospital.In view of the coronavirus pandemic’s dramatic impact on the fundraising income of so many charities, the Trustees met recently to consider the possibility of further funding to charities with whom the Foundation has had a […]

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Thank you to M∙A∙C VIVA Glam for supporting Mildmay

Tremendous thanks from all of us at Mildmay to M·A·C VIVA Glam for supporting Mildmay once again with a recent £10,000 grant towards inpatient rehabilitation, treatment and care for people with complex and severe HIV-related health conditions, including HIV-associated brain impairment (also known as HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder, or HAND).In this challenging year, with enormous pressures […]

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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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