Parents and carers may be concerned by the news reports about Group A streptococcus (GAS). Find out more about what to look out for.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this December. If you or your child has an appointment at one of our hospitals or community centres, please plan ahead and do all you can to attend. If you need to cancel your appointment, please contact your clinical team.

Nurses' strike action will take place on 15 and 20 December. Our emergency and time critical services will be open. We'll let you know if your appointment is affected.

February Evelina 150 Stars

Meet this month's winners
February winners

We know that we would not be where we are today without our amazing staff. That's why, in our 150th birthday year, we are celebrating teams and individuals with a special award. Every month, we select worthy winners to be our Evelina 150 Stars

Thank you to everyone who nominated our staff in February. We picked three winners from our community team, and announced these at a launch event in Sunshine House.

Find out why our panel selected them below, and well done to everyone who was nominated.

Dr Anne Wright, children's bladder and bowel consultant

Dr Anne Wright and Dr Sara Hanna at Sunshine House

Dr Anne Wright with Dr Sara Hanna, Medical Director

For being an excellent teacher, academic, colleague and paediatrician, showing compassion and kindness always.

"She is very kind and welcoming. She makes me feel comfortable and always has a smile for me."
Patient, age 9



Fransheena Carty, dietetics administrative officer

Fransheena receiving her Evelina 150 Stars award

Fransheena Carty with James O'Brien, Director of Performance and Improvement

For her outstanding dedication to the dietetics and nutrition service.

For her unparalleled attention to detail and willingness to assist others.

"She seems to be a walking encyclopedia of knowledge when it comes to everything admin, and shares her information with much humility and grace."


Jo Bolton, complex needs outreach nurse

Jo Bolton receiving her Evelina 150 Star award

Jo Bolton with Janet Powell, Director of Nursing

For consistently going the extra mile for her patients and their families.

For her commitment to high quality training for schools and nurseries, promoting the importance of health and wellbeing in our local communities.





Learn about our history

Did you know we have been caring for children and young people for over 150 years?

Hear about our history of care from the perspective of our staff.