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The GiST - our community and staff magazine

You can read all the latest news and developments from Evelina London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in our magazine - The GiST.

We hope that the range of content will appeal to you all and we welcome any feedback.You can download a copy of each issue below.

Issue 30 – the GiST – May 2019
In this edition of the GiST, read about a team of therapists from the rehabilitation team who are supporting cancer patients before, during and after their treatment. You can also find out how a light-up blanket is helping newborn babies with jaundice to go home sooner, and go behind the scenes with our switchboard team.

Issue 29 – the GiST – February 2019
In this edition of the GiST, read about HRH The Duchess of Cambridge becoming Patron of Evelina London and find out about an inspiring team that was honoured at the Trust Awards. You can also find out how our dental health psychology service is helping people overcome their phobia of the dentist.

Issue 28 – the GiST – November 2018
In this edition of the GiST, read about our new emergency department (A&E) at St Thomas' Hospital, which was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal. Find out how our homelessness nurses are helping rough sleepers by providing same day health checks, and read about the crucial service that our sterile services team provides.

Issue 27 – the GiST – August 2018
In this edition of the GiST, read about Songul Yildiz, who found out she was pregnant with her daughter Bahar while receiving breast cancer treatment.Find out about an innovative team of therapists, known as 'neuro navigators', and read about how Evelina London Children's Hospital is growing.

Issue 26 – the GiST – June 2018
As the NHS celebrates turning 70, read about how our Trust has grown and how its innovations are improving healthcare for patients across the country. This issue features one of the first patients to receive a diagnosis for his rare genetic condition after joining the 100,000 Genomes Project and an interview with a retired nurse who trained at St Thomas' Hospital 65 years ago.

Issue 25 – the GiST – February 2018
In this edition of the GiST, read about cover star, Toby Mills, who overcame unbearable chronic pain with help from teams at Evelina London Children's Hospital. Find out how maternity support workers are helping our midwives, and meet some of the first patients to benefit from the new Rare Diseases Centre at St Thomas'.

Issue 24 – the GiST – November 2017
In this edition of the GiST, read how the Bowley Close Rehabilitation Centre is helping patients, like Cortez, to communicate with people using technology. You can also find out about the winners of our Dragons' Den competition, which sees frontline staff pitching project ideas to improve patient care. We also hear from the @home service about how they help patients to return home sooner.

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