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This section gives you the latest news about our work and achievements. It also provides guidance and contact details for media enquiries.

#NewProfilePic for December 2023

Every month, a different staff member will be our #NewProfilePic on social media

Ten years of patient group to support Parkinson’s research

11 March 2022 - King’s launched the UK’s first group in 2011

No Smoking Day with King’s children’s respiratory CNS

10 March 2022 - Marking No Smoking Day with Mira Osinibi, children’s respiratory CNS nurse and smoking cessation advisor

World Kidney Day with King’s Senior Renal Physiotherapist

10 March 2022 - To mark World Kidney Day (10 March), we meet Dr Ellen Castle, a Senior Renal Physiotherapist in the Renal Rehabilitation and Exercise team at King’s.

Team work is key to our success, says King’s surgeon

02 March 2022 - King's Trauma Surgeon Aswinkumar Vasireddy features in Channel 4 trauma documentary, broadcast at 9pm from Monday 28 February to Thursday 3 March

King’s trauma physiotherapist features in documentary series

01 March 2022 - The series is broadcast at 9pm on Channel 4 from Monday 28 February to Thursday 3 March

King’s Ophthalmology part of team awarded prestigious grant

01 March 2022 - The team has received £2 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to conduct a novel neuroprotection trial in glaucoma.

King’s College Hospital’s Paediatric team win regional award

01 March 2022 - The team has won the Best Training Unit in London at the PAFTA awards.

#NewProfilePic for March 2022

01 March 2022 - Every month, a different member of staff will be our #NewProfilePic on social media.

£1.5m donation to enhance maternal care in south-east London

28 February 2022 - Pregnant women receiving care at King’s will be among those who benefit

Upgrading Endoscopy Services at the PRUH

28 February 2022 - We are making improvements to our endoscopy services at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Orpington.

King’s trauma team to feature in new documentary series

21 February 2022 - The four-part series will broadcast from 28 February on Channel 4

Novavax Covid jab trialled at King’s approved by UK drugs

16 February 2022 - On 3 February, the UK drugs regulator MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) approved a fifth Covid-19 vaccine, developed by US company Novavax.

The Duchess of Cornwall visits The Haven Paddington

11 February 2022 - The Havens provide help and support to people who have been raped or sexually assaulted

Equalities Minister visits King’s Sexual Health Centre

11 February 2022 - Mike Freer MP visited the Sexual Health Centre to mark HIV Testing Week

King’s Interventional Radiology recognised nationally

11 February 2022 - The service has been awarded pilot status by the British Society of Interventional Radiology