Wards V - X

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

Victoria and Albert Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3308

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

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

Victoria and Albert Ward has 32 beds and cares for patients with cardiac (heart) disorders.

It is named after Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort and was at one time two wards. They became a single ward in 1913 when King’s moved to its Denmark Hill site.

Waddington Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 4551

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

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

Waddington Ward is part of King’s specialist haemato-oncology service and has nine beds with private bathroom facilities. It is a bone marrow transplant ward similar to Derek Mitchell Unit.

It is named after a patient called Anne Waddington, who donated £15,000 towards the opening of a second ophthalmic (eye care) ward at King’s.

William Gilliatt Ward

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3402

Visiting Times: Partners anytime; others 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 2

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

William Gilliatt Ward is a maternity ward with 50 beds. It cares for mums before and after they give birth, and newborn babies.

It is named after Sir William Gilliatt (1884-1956), a Surgeon at King’s who founded the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department. He was also Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to the royal family.

Women's Surgical Unit

Tel: +44 (0)20 3299 5934

Visiting Times: 2-8pm

Maximum Visitors: 3

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

The Women’s Surgical Unit is an 11-bedded unit. We treat adult female patients having elective (planned) or emergency surgery.

We ask all visitors not to bring flowers. This is because flowers are not permitted on any ward or unit for infection control reasons.

The Hospicom bedside entertainment unit is available on this ward.