Summary for 2015

20 November 2017


Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Global Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Aware Week (20-26 November). It is estimated that 60,000 people in the capital are at risk and a simple check could prolong or even save their life. AF is the most common heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) with over o...

6 November 2017


  In his recent blog ‘Are digital tools the way to improve access to primary care?’, UCLPartners Primary Care Quality Improvement Lead, Dr Mizan Hoque, highlighted the opportunities for digital innovation to support access in primary care. In response to this, Dr Zenobia Sheikh shares her thoughts on how ...

3 November 2017


Over the past four years UCLPartners and Newham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have been working in close partnership to improve the health of the Newham population. Since the partnership began in 2013, seven research projects have been undertaken to address the priority health needs in the borough. Now these r...

31 October 2017


The October edition of Partnership Press, our monthly newsletter, is now available. This month we’re excited to announce that UCLPartners has launched a unique programme to support our partners in addressing patient safety challenges through human factors and team working. Among other things, we also have a blog from o...

31 October 2017


  This week UCLPartners is launching a unique programme to support its partners in addressing patient safety challenges through human factors and team working. This comes in the same week as NHS England’s Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, highlighted “significant safety problems” in the NHS, which are p...

30 October 2017


UCLPartners is currently preparing its annual education conference which is to be held at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on Wednesday 6 December. In this blog, Tim Gluck, Associate Director of Education, outlines what the conference can offer delegates and discusses the challenges and rewards of ru...

27 October 2017


This blog was written by Charlie Davie, Managing Director, UCLPartners  If you’ve visited Japan, you’ll know that you can’t help but fall in love with this island nation. The eclectic mix of traditional and modern sit seamlessly side by side, creating a sense of serenity which is underpinned by a deep culture of r...

27 October 2017


As part of our Newham Partnership Programme with Newham Clinical Commissioning Group we’ve been working with our partners to better understand the causes of low birth weight and test actions to prevent it. Newham has one of the highest proportions of babies born with low birth weight in England, 3% above the national a...