Wards A - C

We want to ensure you receive the best possible care. That includes having the right levels of nursing and midwifery staff at all times during your stay.

All wards provide single-sex accommodation, bathroom and toilet facilities. Flowers are not allowed on any wards due to infection control issues. Please do not bring in valuable items (eg laptops, mobile phones, jewellery) or large sums of money as the Trust cannot accept liability for the loss of items. Please read our section on security for more advice on how to keep your valuables safe.

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Hospicom entertainment system This ward has a Hospicom entertainment system (Pay as you go access to TV, radio, web and phone services)
Laptops are allowed You are allowed to bring your own laptops to the ward
Mobiles are allowed You are allowed to use mobile phones on the ward
Pay as you go wifi is available Pay as you go wifi is available on the ward

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 1360
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Sixth floor, Ruskin Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities Laptops are allowed Mobiles are allowed Pay as you go Wifi is available
Ward Manager Joanna Perry

The Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Unit is part of King's Adult CF Service and provides specialist inpatient care.

It is on Byron Ward and has nine single rooms with bathroom facilities as well as a treatment room for patients having annual reviews or day care.

Protected mealtime: 12-1pm

Annie Zunz Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3437
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 3
Location First floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Annie Zunz Ward has 28 beds and cares for patients with endocrinological conditions such as diabetes.

It was opened in 1913 and is named after Annie Zunz, the widow of a German merchant who lived in London. In 1912 King's received £10,000 from the trustees of the Annie Zunz Bequest on condition a ward was named after her.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Brunel Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3077
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Second floor, Guthrie Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities
Ward Manager Claire Morais

Brunel Ward has 22 beds and treats patients who are having planned orthopaedic or maxillofacial (mouth, jaw, face, skull or neck) surgery.

It is named after Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. His first notable achievement was as resident engineer of the Thames Tunnel, from Rotherhithe to Wapping, designed by his father Marc and completed in 1843.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Byron Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 6166
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Sixth floor, Ruskin Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities Hospicom entertainment system Mobiles are allowed
Ward Manager jenny Oates-Felix

Byron Ward is part of the Health and Ageing Unit and specialises in assessing, treating and rehabilitating frail older people. In this 19-bed ward, staff have particular expertise in managing patients with fractures and who have had falls.

The ward is named after the poet, Lord Byron (1788-1824), who was educated at a school in Dulwich.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Cheere Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3859
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 3
Location First floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Cheere Ward has 14 beds and cares for patients with renal (kidney) disorders.

It is named after Robert Cheere, who was a member of the first Committee of Management at King's, and the hospital’s Vice President (1858) and Treasurer (1873-74). After his death in 1876, his friends made a generous donation which enabled the hospital to open a convalescent home in Hemel Hampstead.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Christine Brown Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 8434
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Second floor, Golden Jubilee Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Christine Brown Ward 31 beds and treats patients who have been admitted for urgent surgery.

It is named after Christine Brown OBE, who was Chief Nursing Officer at King's from 1970-1982 and president of the hospital's Nurses League from 1970 -1990.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Coptcoat Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 5361
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Fourth Floor, Centenary Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Coptcoat ward is a surgical short-stay ward. It has 16 beds.

This ward has been named after Mr Malcolm John Coptcoat, a consultant urologist, who served as Director of Surgery between 1992 to 1994. Mr Coptcoat was a specialist in laparoscopic surgery and performed the first laparoscopic nephrectomy for renal carcinoma.

Cotton Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3318
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location First floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Cotton Ward has 26 beds and treats patients with vascular, circulatory or hepatobiliary (liver and gall bladder) conditions.

It is named after Mr Leonard Cotton, a Consultant Vascular Surgeon who worked at King's from 1957-1987. He was Dean of King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry 1984-87. The ward first opened in 1866, when it was called Pantia Ralli Ward. It was renamed in April 2000.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm