Wards S - U

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

Sam Oram Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 5164
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Second floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities Laptops are allowed Mobiles are allowed
Ward Manager Guy Knowles

Sam Oram Ward has 25 beds and treats patients with cardiac (heart) conditions.

It is named after Sam Oram, who was a cardiologist at King's. He was a member of the first Medical School Council in 1948.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Surgical Critical Care Unit

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3311
Visiting Times 2-7:30pm - flexible in exceptional circumstances
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Ground floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities
Ward Manager Maura Falvey

The Surgical Critical Care Unit cares for critically ill patients across a range of clinical areas including neurology (brain and spine), trauma, obstetric emergencies, renal (kidney) and cardiothoracic (heart).

It has 18 beds providing advanced intensive care, including the latest respiratory (breathing), cardiac (heart) and renal (kidney) support treatments.

There is no protected mealtime.

Thomas Cook Children's Critical Care Centre

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3660
Visiting Times Parents any time; others 9am-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Third floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities Laptops are allowed Pay as you go Wifi is available
Ward Manager Kathy Brennan

Thomas Cook Children's Critical Care Centre (PICU and PHDU) provides specialist intensive care for children with general medical conditions and after surgery. It has eight intensive care and eight high dependency beds.

It is a regional and national centre offering specialist treatment for children with liver disease and those needing neuro (brain or spine) surgery.

There is no protected mealtime.

Todd Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3310
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 3
Location Second floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities Hospicom entertainment system Laptops are allowed Mobiles are allowed Pay as you go Wifi is available

Todd Ward cares for patients with hepatological (liver-related) disorders and those having liver transplants.

This 21-bed ward is named after Robert Bentley Todd (1809-1860), who was professor of anatomy and physiology at King's College, and one of the founders of King's College Hospital. His statue stands outside the Hambleden Wing.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Toni & Guy Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3102
Visiting Times Parents can visit at any time; others 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 3
Location Third floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities
Ward Manager Lindsay Wheeler

Toni & Guy Ward is a children's general medical ward with 15 beds. It specialises in caring for children with breathing (respiratory), blood (haematological) and cancerous (oncological) conditions.

We have facilities enabling one parent to stay with their child while they are on the ward.

Protected mealtime: 12-1pm

Trundle Ward

Tel
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location Second floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities

Trundle Ward has 18 beds and cares for patients after hepatobiliary (liver, pancreatic and gall bladder) and general hepatology (liver) surgery.

There is one nuclear medicine bed for patients having investigations and treatments which involve the use of small amounts of radioactive material.

The ward is named after George Trundle, a benefactor of King’s who donated funds to the hospital in 1918.

Wi-Fi is not available.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm

Twining Ward

Tel +44 (0)20 3299 3302
Visiting Times 2-8pm
Maximum Visitors 2
Location First floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
Facilities
Ward Manager Catherine Akano

Twining Ward has 28 beds and specialises in treating patients with diabetes and endocrine (hormonal) conditions.

It is named after 19th century tea merchant Richard Twining, who was a member of King’s first Committee of Management.

Protected mealtime: 12-2pm