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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.

King’s College Hospital inspires local young people to find a career in NHS

28 February 2024 - Local students choose Team King’s for work experience programme

Innovative treatment offers new hope to people with an enlarged thyroid

26 February 2024 - Patients at the PRUH can now benefit from a pioneering treatment for non-cancerous growths on their thyroid glands.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visits King’s

22 February 2024 - The Royal Patron visited to hear from our Duke of Edinburgh's Award volunteers

Diabetes UK charity leaders visit King’s College Hospital

13 February 2024 - Diabetes UK has paid a visit to the Trust’s specialist services.

CQC Maternity Survey results show positive improvement at King’s

12 February 2024 - The Care Quality Commission has released the results of its 2023 Maternity Survey.

Strike action taking place in February

09 February 2024 - Important information for patients during junior doctor strikes

#NewProfilePic for February 2024

01 February 2024 - Every month, a different member of staff will be our #NewProfilePic on social media

King’s research case study shows how personalised medicine can change lives

30 January 2024 - A research case published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows the benefits of tailoring treatment to an individual patient

Caring for our smallest and youngest patients

30 January 2024 - Premature babies need specialist care and support, and often spend many months in hospital. In the latest issue of Inside King’s, we meet the staff who look after them

A ‘game-changing’ new electronic patient record

30 January 2024 - We recently launched Epic, our new electronic patient record, and in doing so, we replaced hundreds of different IT systems and paper records previously in use across our hospitals

New endoscopy services at the Princess Royal University Hospital

30 January 2024 - Work is underway to expand endoscopy services at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), enabling our teams to see up to 4,500 additional suspected cancer patients each year

Charles Alexander steps down as Trust Chair

24 January 2024 - Charles Alexander is stepping down as Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust at the end of this month

Peace Bereavement Suite opens at King’s College Hospital

23 January 2024 - A dedicated facility, named after a King’s midwife, will support families experiencing baby loss

Transport strikes – information for patients

22 January 2024 - We plan to run all patient services as normal during the planned industrial action

National award for King’s Thrombosis Team

22 January 2024 - A King’s College Hospital team that supports patients who need protection from dangerous blood clots have been recognised at a national awards ceremony.