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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 32 – the GiST – November 2019
In this edition of the GiST, find out how Evelina London has been caring for children and young people for 150 years, and read about a couple who named their daughter after the hospital that saved her life. You can also learn more about our Health Inclusion Team who are making a difference to the lives of some of London's most vulnerable people, and find out about the role of our hand therapists.

Issue 31 – the GiST – August 2019
In this edition of the GiST, find out how the maternity team worked with their colleagues in the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit to help a woman with a rare form of muscular dystrophy safely deliver her two children. You can also read about an inspiring fashion fashion show that took place at Guy's Cancer Centre for our fifth Cancer Survivors' Day, and go behind the scenes with our rapid response team.

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.

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