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Our history has been eventful - incorporating Vikings, workhouses, air raids, and the door to No. 10 Downing Street.

In this section, you can find out more about the events that shaped our two hospitals with features on our role during wartime and after the formation of the NHS.

 

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A big thank you to our Trust historian, Jane O'Kill, for sourcing the text and images. We also appreciate the support of Surrey History Centre.

Latest News

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3000th baby born in Abbey Birth Centre at St Peter’s Hospital

On Thursday 8th August at 20:48 Sheena Parmar from Addlestone gave birth to her second child, a healthy baby boy, named Dylan, who was the 3000th baby to be born in the Abbey Birth Centre at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey. Dylan was delivered by Midwife Angela Affinito, weighing 6lb 6oz.

 

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Lullaby Hour at St Peter’s Hospital

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St Peter’s were delighted to recently be joined by professional singer and ukulele player, Emma Stevens, for Lullaby Hour. Lullaby Hour is an award winning project created by the Music in Hospitals & Care charity that brings calming music into hospital wards to help aid sleep and recovery for babies.

 

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Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals hold successful first Community Day

St Peter's Hospital opened their doors to welcome over 300 people to their first Community Day on Saturday 6th July. The day was an outstanding success, with visitors of all ages attending and a fantastic buzz created around the Trust.

 

The Weekly Message

A week of firsts

When thinking about what to write this week, I realised I have had a number of firsts over the past few days. And I will not be the only one.

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the FY1 doctors joining Team ASPH in their first job as a qualified doctor. They did a first together, which hopefully meant they were able to support each other. More often we do a first on our own, but sometimes they are shared ... read this week's message