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North Mid welcomes NHS England’s Dr Ruth May for a visit as she surprises nurses with her special CNO nursing award

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Staff across Edmonton’s North Middlesex University Hospital welcomed NHS England’s Dr Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), for an official visit yesterday morning (Tuesday 6 July) as she explored the Trust’s busy A&E department, midwife-led Birth Centre and sexual health clinic at Silverpoint Medical Centre on Fore Street.

England’s heaviest 2019 baby born at North Mid healthy and happy

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Midwives and doctors at North Middlesex University Hospital in London on Monday delivered the heaviest baby reported to be born in England this year.

Midwife at North Mid wins prestigious NHS Parliamentary Award

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A midwife at North Middlesex University Hospital has scooped the Health Equalities Award at this year’s NHS Parliamentary Awards for her work to support vulnerable women in north London.

Measles - protect yourself, your family and friends, and our patients

Measles - protect yourself, your family and friends, and our patients

Measles - protect yourself, your family and friends, and our patients

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Measles is on the rise, with outbreaks in north London over the past couple of months, and UK cases up by more than 250% in 2018.

Measles highly infectious, can cause serious health problems, and even death to vulnerable people.

So if you think you might have it it's vital you stay away from areas where you could come into contact with lots of other people - including schools, shopping centres, care homes, and hospitals. 

Symptoms can include:

  • a runny or blocked nose
  • sneezing and coughing
  • watery or red eyes, which might be sensitive to light
  • swollen eyelids
  • high temperature
  • small white or grey-ish spots in your mouth
  • aches, pains, and feeling generally unwell

If you suspect you've got measles, don't go straight to your GP surgery, A&E or hospital - you could put other patients or people with low immune systems in genuine danger. Stay at home and call your GP or NHS 111 for advice.

The best way to protect yourself, your children and teenagers, and your local community from measles is to make sure you've been vaccinated against the disease. The free MMR vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect against measles, as well as mumps and rubella.

If children and young adults have missed these vaccinations, it's not too late to catch up. Speak to your GP or health visitor.

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