The Royal College of Nursing has announced that industrial action will take place on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February. We'll contact you if your care or your child's care is affected. Ambulance workers are planning strike action on Friday 10 February. Learn more.

A number of transport strikes are due to take place this February. 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.

March Evelina 150 Stars

Meet this month's winners
March Evelina 150 Stars 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 March. We picked three winners, who work in both our hospital and our community.

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

Matthew Turner, child development worker

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Matthew Turner with one of his displays

For being good humoured, kind and lending a great deal of energy to ensuring the community paediatric doctors are supported in their roles.

For his fantastic displays in waiting areas.

"He is a priceless asset to any team that is lucky enough to have him." 


Patricia Hayes, dispensary manager

Patricia Hayes, dispensary manager, is one of our Evelina 150 Star winners

Patricia Hayes, dispensary manager


For her dedication and passion in managing sports at the Kidney Transplant Games for the Evelina VIPs.

For her calm, caring and unequivocally professional manner.

"Everyone who knows ‘Pat the Pill’ absolutely loves her. She is just one of those people."

The paediatric emergency department team

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Members of our emergency department team 

For being extremely supportive to both patients and new staff alike, especially during a busy winter period.

For demonstrating excellent team work and as a result, providing first class care to our patients.





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.