Today we publish our five-year plan – ‘Improving health and wellbeing: Locally and globally 2014-2019’. The publication outlines our plans for the next five years to achieve continued excellence in research, education and patient care. It can be accessed on our website here.
Five leading mental health trusts in England have launched a partnership aimed at revolutionising dementia research in the UK.
Professor Matthew Hotopf, Lead for King’s Health Partners' IMPARTs project, has been appointed Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at South London and Maudsley and the Institute of Psychiatry.
Mouth bacteria could be responsible for the development of liver cirrhosis, according to new research led by Professor Stanislav Dusko Ehrlich, who was recently appointed as Director of the new Host-Microbiome Centre at King’s College London’s Dental Institute.
The pharmacy team at Evelina London Children’s Hospital has won a national award for developing a safer way to give children pain relief.
In July, a new service was launched in London to help the thousands of people with mental health problems who come into contact with the capital’s frontline police officers every year.
A pioneering project which aims to help improve moods, reduce the risk of depression, and strengthen relationships has been launched.
An independent audit has shown that patients in England have a 30% improved chance of surviving severe injuries after the introduction of Regional Trauma Networks across England.
Brooks Newmark, Caroline Nokes and Dominic Raab have donated their DNA to the Charlotte’s Helix project, through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource for Mental and Neurological Health at the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and South London and Maudsley (SLaM).
During this year’s National Transplant Week, King’s College Hospital received a visit from Martin Boughen as part of a remarkable 500 mile trip that included stops at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, Yeovil District Hospital and Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.
Sleep experts have found that expensive weighted blankets that supposedly help children with autism to sleep better make no difference.