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Launch of the Ann Riches Healing Space
Siobhan Carr, Barts Health Paediatric Consultant said:
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Barts and The London NHS Trust Paediatric Consultant Dr Siobhán Carr said: "Research has consistently proven that showing children art on their journey to theatre distracts patients, making them calmer and increasing their chances of a better recovery."
The entire project has been delivered by Vital Arts - the arts organisation for Barts
and The London NHS Trust
, charitably funded to deliver art programmes to enhance the well-being of patients, staff and the wider hospital community.
said the specially designed art enhanced the new Children's Hospital
and when fully completed would provide a wonderful environment for patients.
added: "Many of our patients really enjoyed being part of the design process.
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Siobhan Carr, Cystic Fibrosis Consultant.
Siobhan Carr is a Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Consultant at Barts and The London Children's Hospital.
She is an important member of the multidisciplinary team of people who care for babies, children and young people with cystic fibrosis.
working day usually starts with a ward round - visiting any cystic fibrosis patients who are staying in the hospital, checking on their health and dealing with any problems they may have.
also looks after children with other respiratory and general paediatric problems, so most days she
will also see other children staying in the hospital.
Twice a week there is a cystic fibrosis outpatients clinic, where children with cystic fibrosis will see Siobhan
and other members of the cystic fibrosis team for their check-ups.
As well as seeing patients, Siobhan
has a lot of administration work to do, especially as part of her
role as Clinical Director for Paediatrics
Siobhan knew she wanted to go into paediatric (children's) medicine before she started training as a doctor.
She worked as a doctor in the UK and Australia before returning to the UK.
Before joining the Royal London Hospital, Siobhan worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital, where she specialised in respiratory conditions and cystic fibrosis.
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Barts Health Paediatric Consultant, Siobhan Carr, one of the many staff involved in the design of the spaces, said: "The seeds of the concept were sown many years ago by the original architects and NHS staff working on the building plans for the new Royal London Hospital.
Paediatrics - Siobhan Carr
Paediatrics - Siobhan Carr