Information about the cyber-attack on Synnovis, the Trust pathology provider, including data security
Skip to content


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

Synnovis and data security – information for patients

On 3 June, a cyber-attack was carried out on our pathology service provider, Synnovis

#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

King’s confirms funding to improve patient care

7 February 2022 - Trust to roll out new electronic health record technology

#NewProfilePic for February 2022

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

Dry January with King’s Alcohol Care Team

28 January 2022 - Dr Nicky Kalk talks about about the health benefits of Dry January

Staying safe in our hospitals

27 January 2022 - As many COVID-19 restrictions have eased, we are reminding patients and visitors about the steps we all need to take

Suspected isolated gas leak at King’s College Hospital

20 January 2022 - Incident is under control, but some outpatient appointments have been re-scheduled

New operating theatre to open at Orpington Hospital

19 January 2022 - Hundreds more operations will be carried out each year