Hospital people

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.

Crafting an ear from scratch

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. Mr Neil Bulstrode, a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, featured in Episode 1 as one of the team who looked after Mackenzie.

50 year reunion for the Nursing Class of '68

The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948, by the then Health Secretary, Aneurin Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester. For the first time, hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under one umbrella to provide services for free at the point of delivery. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, we've been hearing from some of the people who have helped to shape it.