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Exploring 'Kinds of Life' in the Zayed Centre for Research

Kinds of Life is a moving sculpture by Random International that lives at the heart of the Zayed Centre for Research. It sporadically engages with visitors to the Centre, aiming to reflect the idea of curiosity leading to great discovery. We spoke to Random International artists Florian Ortkrass and Hannes Koch, who share their intentions behind designing this experimental piece.

Rebecca's journey to becoming a pulmonary hypertension nurse

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes series two, we’re shining a spotlight on the inspiring staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Clinical Nurse Specialist Rebecca Turquet cares for little hero Lucy, who features on episode six. Here Rebecca tells us about her role as a nurse in the Pulmonary Hypertension team, and her career journey so far. 

Lucy's life saving surgery

Lucy, who features in episode 6 of Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, underwent two surgeries to correct the 'plumbing' in her heart shortly after birth. Lucy now has a Hickman line in place to intravenously administer medication 24/7. She carries the medication around in lots of different colourful backpacks. Her mum, Claire, shares their story:

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