Wards S - U

We want to ensure you receive the best possible care. That includes having the right levels of nursing and midwifery staff at all times during your stay.

All wards provide single-sex accommodation, bathroom and toilet facilities. Flowers are not allowed on any wards due to infection control issues. Please do not bring in valuable items, such as jewellery or large sums of money as the Trust cannot accept liability for the loss of items. Please read our section on security for more advice on how to keep your valuables safe.

Wi-Fi is available free of charge to all patients and visitors

Sam Oram Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 5164

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

Location: Second floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Sam Oram Ward has 25 beds and treats patients with cardiac (heart) conditions.

It is named after Sam Oram, who was a Cardiologist at King's and a member of the first Medical School Council in 1948.

Surgical Assessment Unit

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 5113

Visiting Times: 2-8pm – flexible in exceptional circumstances

Maximum Visitors: 2

Location: Third floor, Ruskin Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

The Surgical Assessment Unit sees patients who need acute or emergency general surgery. Most patients we see come to us via the Emergency Department, or are directed to us by their GP.

Please phone us if you would like to visit a patient outside our regular visiting hours – this is possible in special circumstances

Thomas Cook Children's Critical Care Centre

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3660

Visiting Times: Parents any time; others 9am-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

Location: Third floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Thomas Cook Children's Critical Care Centre (PICU and PHDU) provides specialist critical care for children with general medical conditions and after surgery. It has eight intensive care beds in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and eight high dependency beds Paediatric High Dependency Unit (PHCU).

It is a regional and national centre offering specialist treatment for children with liver disease and those needing neuro (brain or spine) surgery.

Todd Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3310

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 3

Location: Second floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Todd Ward cares for patients with hepatological (liver-related) disorders and those having liver transplants.

This 21-bed ward is named after Robert Bentley Todd (1809-1860), who was professor of Anatomy and Physiology at King's College and one of the founders of King's College Hospital. His statue stands outside the Hambleden Wing.

The Hospicom bedside entertainment unit is available on this ward.

Toni & Guy Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3102

Visiting Times: Parents can visit at any time; others 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 3

Location: Third floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Toni & Guy Ward is a children's general medical ward with 15 beds. It specialises in caring for children with breathing (respiratory), blood (haematological) and cancerous (oncological) conditions.

We have facilities for one parent to stay with their child while they are on the ward.

Trundle Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3307

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

Location: Second floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Trundle Ward has 16 beds and cares for patients having orthopaedic surgery.

Mobile phones can be used on the ward, provided this is agreed with the nurse in charge, to ensure other patients are not disturbed.

The ward is named after George Trundle, a benefactor of King’s who donated funds to the hospital in 1918.

The Hospicom bedside entertainment unit is available on this ward.

Twining Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3509

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

Location: First floor, Cheyne Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Twining Ward is a mixed adult ward. It includes a Frailty Assessment Unit for frail patients over 70, and a Medical Assessment Centre (MAC) for adult patients of all ages who are acutely unwell and need medical treatment. Most MAC patients are admitted through the Emergency Department.

It also includes an urgent appointment-only Ambulatory Clinic. An appointment here may involve tests and investigations carried out by a range of different departments and can take a number of hours.

It is named after 19th century tea merchant Richard Twining, who was a member of King’s first Committee of Management.