Become a Member
“Being a part of King’s has been a great experience. I was recently a patient and the service was excellent, and now I want to give something back.”
– King’s Member
We count on our Members for feedback, local knowledge, fundraising and support as well as to vote for Governors who represent Members’ interests. In return, you have the chance to find out more about our hospitals and get involved in activities to help improve services for our local communities.
To be a Member, you must be 16 or older and answer ‘yes’ to at least one of the questions below.
- I live in Lambeth, Southwark, Bromley, or Lewisham.
- I have been an outpatient, inpatient, attended the Emergency Department, or am a carer of a patient of King’s (King’s College Hospital at Denmark Hill, Princess Royal University Hospital, or Orpington Hospital) in the past six years.
- I work at King’s – employees can become staff Members.
Get your voice heard and make a difference: sign up to become a Member.
Benefits of membership
Inside King’s magazine
Inside King’s is designed to keep you updated about key developments at the Trust, to showcase the work of our staff, and to share some of the ways in which patients and local people are supporting our efforts to provide outstanding care. It’s available online, or can be sent to you by email or post.
Meetings and events
Meet our doctors and nurses and find out about health issues, different illnesses and conditions and how to prevent and treat them, as well as the latest research developments, at our Members’ health talks. You can also attend our Annual Members’ Meeting
Have your say
Help us to improve everything from patient services and patient information to local transport links and the environment. Members have already campaigned successfully for disabled access at Denmark Hill Station.
To find out more about voting in our Governor elections, or standing in a Governor election yourself, please contact the Foundation Trust Office on [email protected]
Associate Membership for community groups
Voluntary and community organisations can join King’s as an Associate Member. If your community group supports our local community or patients in any way, we would like to work with you. Find out more about Associate Membership.
If you have any questions about membership, please contact our Membership team:
Tel 020 3299 8785
Email [email protected]