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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.

New Chair appointed for King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sir David Behan has been appointed as the new Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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

National Apprenticeship Week, 7 to 13 February

07 February 2022 - Find out what it is like to be an apprentice at King's, and the career opportunities apprenticeships can open up