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Listen to LinDa

Our nurse hologram, LinDa is now installed at main reception to greet people and explain when visitors and staff should clean their hands to help protect patients from infection.

LinDa speaks to people in a friendly voice when they are close by and gives out other important messages – such as explaining how patients can give us feedback on their experience of hospital.

We will monitor the impact LinDa has and we aim to use this low maintenance-high impact piece of equipment for years to come to help us communicate with people who visit L&D.

We are also testing a unique monitoring solution to measure when staff clean their hands. It is just one of the activities which will continue throughout the year as part of the hospital’s infection prevention strategy.

LinDa is similar to the hologram virtual assistants which have been successfully used in some airports and retail units to give security information to passengers.

Media Enquiries

If you have a media enquiry please email pressenquiry@ldh.nhs.ukor call 01582 497 408 and we will get back to you. If you have a media enquiry out of hours (i.e. before 9am, after 5pm or at weekends) and it is urgent, please call the hospital switchboard on 01582 491 166 and ask to speak to the Duty Press Officer.

Communications enquiries
communications@ldh.nhs.uk or call 01582 497 408.

Communications team
Sarah Newby
Head of Communications:
Sarah.Newby@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 458
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Wed only

Mariane Covington
Communications Manager/Press Officer
Mariane.Covington@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 408
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Fri

Courteney Black
Internal and Digital Communications Officer
Courteney.Black@ldh.nhs.uk
Working hours: 9am to 5pm Mon – Fri