Information about the cyber-attack on Synnovis, the Trust pathology provider, including data security
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Synnovis and data security – information for patients

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

#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.

Rob Bentley retains his role as National Clinical Director for Major Trauma and Burns

19 January 2024 - King’s surgeon re-appointed to prestigious national NHS leadership role

Bromley-based PRUH patients race to celebrate their recovery

18 January 2024 - Two patients receiving treatment in the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) at Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) have celebrated their recovery with a Zimmer Frame race.

Young boy meets surgeon who saved his life with ground-breaking procedure

12 January 2024 - A 12-year-old boy who underwent pioneering surgery while he was still in the womb has been reunited with the surgeon who gave him a chance of life.

Update: Postponed – London Underground strikes – information for patients

05 January 2024 - Update: Strike action planned by the RMT union for this week has now been called off

A catch-up with Professor Jon Cohen, King’s Non-executive Director

02 January 2024 - Last month, Professor Jon Cohen, Non-executive Director at King’s, stepped down from his role, having joined the Trust Board in 2015

#NewProfilePic for January 2024

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