Groups and events
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.
Rheumatology Patient Education Evenings
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.
Venue: Boardroom, Hambleden wing, King's College Hospital
Contact: Heidi Lempp, 0207 848 5604
Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 5.30pm-7.30pm
- Two brief animation videos created by two Year 2 and 3 medical students with patients who live with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Heidi Lempp, Researcher
- Up-to-date inflammation and pain research at King’s
Includes an opportunity to give suggestions for future research projects
Prof Leonie Taams, Professor of Immune Regulation and Inflammation,
King’s College London
Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 5.30pm-7.30pm
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): updates on treatment
Dr Richard Campbell, Consultant Rheumatologist, King’s College Hospital
- Living with SLE – what are the challenges?
Patient with SLE (tbc)
- Creativity and loss: a personal perspective on living with Psoriatic Arthritis and making positive changes through art and art therapy
Mark Braniff, Artist and Art Therapist
Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 5.30pm-7.30pm
- A healthy heart when living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr Mark Yates, Clinical Research Fellow, Rheumatology, King’s College Hospital
- Medical function, comfort and style: working with patients to create better wrist supports
Sarah Dillingham, Person with Rheumatoid Arthritis; Managing Director, Grace & Able
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.