We are keen to involve as many people as possible in the work of the Trust, including patients, members of the local community and our Foundation Trust Members.
Our Rheumatology team hold regular education evenings for their patients. The events include talks by a range of experts on how their area of interest can contribute to managing a long-term rheumatological condition.
- Emotional support as part of a comprehensive rheumatology outpatient service: Findings from an interview study with patients
Heidi Lempp, Researcher
- Adjusting to and living well with a long-term condition
Jane Hutton, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
- Garment+: Redesigning clothing with patients, for people
Alexa Chan, Garment Designer
- My home is my castle - but the drawbridge is up:
Accessible housing when living with long-term rheumatological conditions
Lesley Gibbs, Architect and Access Consultant
- An overview of fatigue as a main symptom in patients with long-term musculoskeletal conditions
Katie Bechman, Specialist Registrar, Rheumatology
- Evidence-based self-management of fatigue and emotional wellbeing in long-term musculoskeletal conditions
Katarina Gerocova, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, and Freya Beck, Trainee Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Location: Boardroom, Hambleden Wing, King’s College Hospital
Tel: 0207 848 5604 or 0208 848 5203
Our Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy team wants to find out more about what people with musculoskeletal problems need to help them improve how they manage and cope with their condition.
If you have experience of musculoskeletal problems, please come to one of our events and share your views. Light refreshments will be provided.
- Wednesday 12 April 2017: 10–11.30am, Camberwell Library
- Wednesday 26 April 2017: 10-11.30am, Peckham Library
Contact: Nicky Wilson, Consultant Physiotherapist
Tel: 020 3299 1488
Share your experiences the hospital with us, such as specific services, the quality of patient care and food standards, and explore ways they can be improved.
- King’s Critical Care Pathfinder Group
- Patients and relatives meet with members of our critical care team to discuss important aspects of care and how we can develop our service.
- Maternity Services Liaison Committee
- Mums as well as midwives, doctors and other health professionals meet to help us improve maternity care and facilities for parents and babies.
- In Your Shoes
- In Your Shoes is all about listening to our patients to improve the quality of the care we provide.
- Improving Patient Nutrition
- Good nutrition is vital to ensuring the best care for our patients and we are always looking to improve our food service.
- King's In Conversation
- Our patients, their families and carers, as well as our staff, are invited to give us their views on how we can improve our services and work together.