Search

Princess Anne in Whitechapel to open Royal London’s new Therapy gym

15:21 23 January 2013

Princess Anne is in London’s East End this-afternoon meeting therapy patients in a hospital gym.

She is officially opening the new Therapy department at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and is being shown the facilities and looking in on the gymnasium.

The Princess Royal, who is patron of the College of Occupational Therapists, has unveiled a plaque to mark the opening, after being welcomed by Sir Stephen O’Brien, newly-knighted chairman of Bart’s NHS Trust which runs the hospital.

The princess was being greeted by senior staff as well as meeting patients and VIPs including Bethnal Green & Bow MP Rushanara Ali and Tower Hamlets council’s First Citizen and chairman Rajib Ahmed.

Latest News Stories

07:00
Eater Parade at Cubbitt Town

It has been a week of wind and rain—but at last the sun came out in time for Easter in London’s Docklands.

Yesterday, 16:56
Muslim mothers against Isis extremism making a stand in London's East End

Muslim women have come together to “make a stand” in London’s East End against Isis and fight radicalisation in the community, after four schoolgirls fled top Syria.

Yesterday, 16:09
Volunteers clearing litter by the railway arches at Bethnal Green's Fleet Street Hill

Volunteers were busy tidying up the back streets under the railway arches where rubbish is always being dumped.

Yesterday, 14:32
Waiting to be rehoused by the council... a firecrest snapped by birdspotter DavidDarrell-Lambert at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park on March 4

Council housing is now being created in London’s East End—for the birds.

Most read news

Competitions

Munch on a tasy three course dinner at The Refinery!

“Where to go for a drink near Great Portland Street?” was previously met with blank expressions and shrugs for those local to the area, not anymore, thanks to the opening of The Refinery at Regent’s Place, the eighth bar and restaurant from hugely-successful group Drake & Morgan.

Funky adidias iPhone cases up for grabs!

We’ve teamed up with adidas Originals to give away four iPhone 5/5s cases.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Docklands and East London Advertiser e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder