In this issue
Welcome
Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
World champion thanks ‘lifesaving’ study
Trust gives organ donation a lift
New app could reduce unnecessary treatment
Help for teens with pacemakers
Out-of-hours cancer helpline
King's Health Partners outcomes book published
Protecting your data
Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebration Walk
Good luck to our abseilers
Get support for your idea
Friends and Family Test – March
Health: Truth or Scare
A trip down memory lane
Secrets of kidney cancer unlocked
11 May – International Nurses' Day
15 May – free sleep disorders seminar
15 May – Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week
21 May – have you used Guy’s pharmacy?
22 May – vote for your governor representatives
22 May – International Clinical Trials Day celebrations
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Health: Truth or Scare

An episode of BBC One’s Health: Truth or Scare highlighted the immunotherapy treatment offered to allergy patients at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

 

The report featured hay fever sufferer Amanda Smith who says immunotherapy at Guy’s Hospital changed her life. She was filmed during her appointment with Professor Chris Corrigan, consultant in allergy and asthma at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

 

Dr Adam Fox, consultant and joint clinical lead of allergy at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, explained how immunotherapy works. He also discussed the reasons why the number of allergy sufferers in the UK is increasing.