Hospital people

Celebrating LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month – a month of looking back at the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements – celebrating how far we have come in the fight for equality. For allies, it’s a chance to better understand the struggles that LGBT+ people face and how to better support them.

What does a VAD Nurse Specialist do?

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Caitlin Elliot, a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Nurse Specialist, featured in episode four and spoke to us about looking after children who need help with their hearts.