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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

Volunteers’ Week: Jenny’s story

01 June 2021 - This week (1 - 7 June) is #VolunteersWeek, a national campaign to say thanks and acknowledging the contribution of volunteers in the UK

Robert Turner Award for King’s professor

21 May 2021 - Professor Stephanie Amiel has been recognised for her incredible contribution to diabetes research and education by the charity Diabetes UK

HRH Duchess of Cornwall says “thank you” to nurses

21 May 2021 - Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal Patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, met NHS staff including King’s nurse Giselle Padmore-Payne

International Clinical Trials Day 2021

20 May 2021 - Celebrating COVID-19 clinical trials and studies on International Clinical Trials Day

COVID-19 patients treated with oxygen therapy at King’s

10 May 2021 - Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical teams across the world have been developing new ways to treat the virus

Local family gives out £10,000 in thank you gifts

22 April 2021 - Georgie Theobald has put a smile on thousands of faces at King’s, after staff helped save the life of her grandmother and her son

Site Chief Executive appointed at King’s College Hospital

22 April 2021 - Julie Lowe will oversee the site leadership team, ensuring services provide optimum patient care, quality, safety and experience

Enhanced COVID-19 testing in Lambeth and Wandsworth

16 April 2021 - People living in, working in or travelling through Lambeth and Wandsworth are asked to take a COVID-19 PCR test.

New diagnostic criteria may reduce liver transplants

14 April 2021 - King’s College Hospital researchers find Micro RNAs are key to identifying outcomes for patients with acute liver failure

King’s appoints Director of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

14 April 2021 - Funmi Onamusi will take up the newly-created substantive role

King’s appoints Chief Medical Officer

13 April 2021 - Dr Leonie Penna appointed on a substantive basis

Baby transferred to King’s by air in race against time

07 April 2021 - Family thank hospital and emergency services for extraordinary effort

Extra funding for transgender sexual health service

07 April 2021 - The two years' further funding follows positive feedback from patients using the health and wellbeing service

Bowel Cancer Screening service beats COVID-19 backlog

06 April 2021 - After pausing Bowel Cancer Screening during the COVID-19 pandemic, the service is saving lives again

Non-Executive Director appointed

31 March 2021 - Steve Weiner joins the Trust’s Board