What do you do?

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Find out what it's like to work at Evelina London

Hear from staff about their day to day roles, their passions and how they try to make a difference for our patients and their families every day.

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March 2024

Claudia Tye and Hope Blandford, endometriosis clinical nurse specialists

Claudia and Hope tell us about how they're improving care for people with endometriosis, and why it's so important to raise awareness of the condition.

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March 2024

Lisa Story, consultant in obstetrics and fetal medicine and senior lecturer at King’s College London

Lisa explains her research into using advanced MRI scans to assess babies before they are born and how what she learns impacts patient care.

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February 2024

Bren Cariaga, paediatric theatre nurse

Bren is part of the 'pioneering team' in our children's day surgery unit. He shares what he loves about the unit, from the outer space artwork to the superb training opportunities.

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February 2024

Mandy Wan, lead paediatric research pharmacist 

Mandy explains how research has grown at Evelina London, so that medicines can become available to more children.

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January 2024

Willis Atherley-Bourne, lead counsellor

Willis tells us how he supports the mental health of parents and carers so they can protect the children at the centre of their world.

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January 2024

Eloise Lawrence, senior health play specialist

Eloise explains how she supports children and young people who are having tests or scans in our radiology service.

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December 2023

Jennifer Baulcomb, educational psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist

Jennifer shares what she learned working with interns on the Pathway to Employment supported internship programme, and why programmes like this are so important.

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December 2023

Marash Demnika, administrator

Marash explains how the Pathway to Employment supported internship programme helped him become an administrator for our community services, and what he has learned from being in this role.

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December 2023

Emily Foster, complex care clinical nurse specialist

Emily shares how she supports and advocates for children and young people who need to stay in hospital for prolonged periods of time, and how she is inspired by the resilience of the amazing families she works with.

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November 2023

Matthew Norridge, head of clinical education

Read about Matthew's passion for supporting people’s professional development and the clinical education and training that is available at Evelina London.

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October 2023

Pauline Martin, patient access coordinator

Pauline tells us why she is proud to work in Evelina London community services, and why teaching others about Black history is so important to her.

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October 2023

Shadae-Marie Brown, children’s nurse

Shadae-Marie talks about inspiring positive change by celebrating and supporting our black staff and patients. Read about Shadae-Marie's passion for providing safe and effective patient care for all

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October 2023

 

Nicole Boga, lead medical secretary

Nicole has won multiple awards for her work as a medical secretary at Evelina London. Find out more about Nicole's role and learn about why the cook-off she organises twice a year makes her so proud.

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October 2023

Maxine Ovens, play service manager

Maxine tells us how she advocates for and supports children and young people throughout their hospital journey.

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October 2023

Kerry Engelbrechtneonatal and paediatric occupational therapist

Kerry shares how she helps parents and carers to understand their baby's behavioural cues so that they can nurture their baby’s development.

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October 2023

Maya Asir, speech and language therapist

Maya explains how supporting babies' feeding and communication skills can have a huge impact on their development and their families' lives.

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September 2023

David Lloyd, consultant in paediatric and fetal cardiology

David is a consultant in paediatric and fetal cardiology at Evelina London Children’s Hospital. He is proud to have established the first unit in the UK to offer a clinical fetal cardiac MRI service as part of routine patient care.

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September 2023

Zahra Famili, lead bereavement midwife

Zahra shares how she supports families who are sadly going through losing a baby during pregnancy or shortly after birth.

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An asthma clinical nurse specialist at Evelina London

September 2023

Ashira Simmons, clinical nurse specialist 

Learn why Ashira is passionate about helping children and young people to manage their asthma

 

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August 2023

 

Nanna Christiansen, Chief Children's Pharmacist

Nanna explains why she was inspired to work in the field of pharmacy and what she finds exciting about her role.

 

 

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July 2023

 

Elsa Moro, antenatal and newborn screening coordinator. 

Elsa Moro tells us about her experience as a midwife and sonographer, and her current role coordinating six national screening programmes for pregnant women and birthing people and newborns within Guy’s and St Thomas’. 

 

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Grainne Walsh, an advance nurse practitioner in Evelina London's kidney transplant team

July 2023

 

Gráinne Walsh, advanced nurse practitioner 

Gráinne shares her passions and proudest moments as part of our kidney transplant team.

 

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Shirin Vohra play specialist

June 2023

 

Shirin, play specialist

Shirin is a senior health play specialist at Evelina London and works within the paediatric accident and emergency department. Find out more about the importance of therapeutic play.

 

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June 2023

 

Siobhán, paediatric respiratory consultant and joint director

Professor Siobhán Carr is a paediatric respiratory consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital and is joint director of the hospital’s paediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) service.

 

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June 2023

 

Sujeev, consultant in paediatric cardiology

Sujeev is a consultant in paediatric cardiology at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, running cardiac clinics for children with cancer. He is proud to have established the UK’s only paediatric cardio-oncology service in the UK that offers regular, all day consultant-led clinics specifically for paediatric cardio-oncology patients. 

 

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May 2023

 

Monica, midwife and project manager  

Monica has been a midwife for 16 years. Learn about her role as a project manager for the South East London Local Maternity and Neonatal System.  

 

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May 2023

 

Ellie Grainger, senior staff nurse

Ellie discusses her role as a senior staff nurse on Beach ward and talks about her scholarship to work on a project for the new children’s day surgery unit.

 

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May 2023

 

Cath Renwick, consultant nurse

Cath is a consultant nurse in children's arrhythmia and inherited cardiovascular conditions. Read about what makes her feel proud and what she thinks about working for the NHS.

 

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May 2023

 

Cherese Reid and Morenike Folorunsho, clinical practice facilitators for student midwives 

Learn what they do and why they’re so passionate about supporting the next generation of midwives.

 

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May 2023

 

Nathalie Roche, specialist midwife

Nathalie is a specialist midwife in perinatal mental health at St Thomas’. Find out why it is so important to provide mental health support to pregnant women and birthing people

 

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Federico is a clinical nurse specialist at Evelina London

May 2023

 

Federico Tabios, matron

Federico is a matron for infection prevention and control at Evelina London. Find out why he loves his role.

 

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Ming Lim

April 2023

 

Ming Lim, paediatric neurologist 

Ming shares his career journey which has lead to heading up the research and development team at Evelina London.

 

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March 2023

Sara Hanna, acting CEO 

Sara explains why she studied medicine and what she enjoys about management.

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December 2022

 

Ekaete George, senior clinical educator and practice development lead 

Ekaete describes her interesting career journey.

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October 2022

 

Sarah Neilson, clinical specialist occupational therapist at Evelina London Children's Hospital

Sarah explains how she helps parents and carers interpret their baby’s behaviour so they can understand their baby's needs and wants before they can talk.

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Taiwo

October 2022

 

Taiwo Muibi, clinical lead nurse for universal services (health visiting and school nursing)

Find out why Taiwo is so passionate about our community health services.

 

 

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October 2022

 

Trupti Bhandari, physiotherapist

Trupti explains why she is so happy to be an allied health professional (AHP) and why Evelina London feels like her 'forever home'.

 

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October 2022

 

Pamela Nwoko, admissions team

Pamela explains why she loves her administrative role in the ear, nose and throat (ENT) team at Evelina London

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Cavette Castillo works at Evelina London

October 2022

 

Cavette Castillo, head of nursing

Cavette describes her inspirational career journey and why she loves developing her team.

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June 2022

 

Sue Pruden, play service manager

Sue explains why we take having fun very seriously at Evelina London. She leads our play team who support children and young people who are visiting or using our services.

 

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Professor Baba Inusa

June 2022

 

Professor Baba Inusa, consultant

Baba tells us about his inspirational career, including his research into sickle cell disease, an inherited disorder that causes people to have unusually shaped red blood cells. 

 

 

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Andrea Swan is a matron at Evelina London

May 2022

 

Andrea Swan, matron

Andrea explains why she loves her role as matron for Sky cardiology, Snow Leopard and respiratory services.

 

 

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Raymund is a nurse at Evelina London

May 2022

 

Raymund Pula, practice development nurse 

Learn why Raymund enjoys his role within the operating theatres and recovery room at Evelina London

 

 

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Michael Bell is a clinical nurse specialist at Evelina London

April 2022

 

Michael Bell, PIMS-TS clinical nurse specialist

Find out how Michael supports patients who have Paediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PIMS-TS) and their families.

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Nicola Crowley is a doctor at Evelina London

September 2021

 

Nicki Crowley, doctor 

Find out about Nicki Crowley's special fellowship in our neonatal unit and why she is so excited about Family Integrated Care (FICare). 

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Ellen Samuel is a matron at Evelina London

May 2021

 

Ellen Samuel, matron

Ellen tells us about why she is still excited about working for Evelina London after 30 years. Read about how our new children's day surgery centre will improve our hospital for our patients and their families

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January 2020

 

Patrice Alexander, patient safety and quality facilitator

Patrice says that, for her, Evelina London is like one big family. Read about Patrice's years as a renal nurse and learn about how her career has progressed since her student days.

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Then and now

We are over 150 years old but some things never change. Find out what we're still doing then and now

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