In this issue
Welcome
New mum has pioneering robotic surgery
Rocket MRI simulator helps children
Nurse returns after 65 years
Celebrating 70 years of the NHS
Faster, safer, more effective care
Opportunities to get involved
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Healthcare Alliance
Protecting your data
Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration Walk
Good luck London Marathon runners
Friends and Family Test – February
NHS Staff Survey results
Surgeon awarded Certificate of Excellence
School run mum donates kidney to another parent
Pioneering op for chronic back pain
The Expressing Room
11 April – nominations open for governor elections
14 May – influence our medical research
15 May – free sleep disorders seminar
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Pioneering op for chronic back pain

BBC World Service highlighted the work of the pain management team at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

 

They have been using a new form of spinal cord stimulation, known as neuromodulation, to help patients with chronic back pain. Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy, clinical lead and consultant in pain medicine, explained how the procedure works. 

 

Patient Kelly Lamley was interviewed three months after her operation and described the procedure as “a miracle”.