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24 Sep 2020

Service’s End of Life Care team raises funds for Macmillan Coffee Morning

Our End of Life Care team has been travelling across the capital to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support – serving coffee and cakes and talking to colleagues about palliative care.

The Service partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support in 2018 to provide our staff and volunteers with specialist training to ensure that terminally ill people get care that meets their needs but respects their wishes. As part of this, Macmillan funded three roles in our End of Life Care (EOLC) team.

The team held a series of socially-distanced coffee mornings at hospitals and London Ambulance Service sites on Thursday 24 September ahead of the charity’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday.

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21 Sep 2020

A message from the Chief Executive – 21 September

It is with immense sadness that I have to announce the death of our friend and colleague Reverend Simon Woodmore, who passed away on Saturday afternoon (19 September) after suffering with a stroke earlier in the week.

He was 51 years old. Simon joined the London Ambulance Service in 1991 and served more than 29 years.

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Jennie sitting with her treats from the tea truck

16 Jul 2020

Croydon medic up for Health Hero Award

Jennie Clayton, a medic based in Croydon, set up a mobile tuck shop on her days off and distributed donations from the public – from drinks and snacks to loaves from the bakery – to her colleagues.

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