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.
Guy's and St Thomas' has been chosen as a pilot centre for a flagship Government project that aims to make the UK a world leader in genetic research into cancer and rare diseases.
A new study led by a team from across King’s Health Partners has revealed that genes controlling the development of red blood cells have spread from Africa into nearly all human populations across the globe.
Evelina London Children’s Hospital has launched the country’s first trial of a home-monitoring programme for babies with serious heart conditions.
Doctors and physiologists from King’s College Hospital are in South Africa to help screen 2,000 children who are at risk from Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD), which currently affects over 15 million people worldwide.
Thousands of staff from our partner trusts completed NHS England’s ‘Staff Friends and Family Test’, which was run for the first time in June 2014.
Steve Weiner has been appointed to serve as a Non-Executive Director on the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Board of Directors.
Bedlam, the four-part documentary series featuring SLaM patients and staff, has been shortlisted for a Grierson Film award for best documentary series. Bedlam was the result of a two year project and the four 60-minute programmes were broadcast in October/November 2013.
King’s College London is offering a free online course in Medicine Adherence starting 25 August. The two week course is designed for pharmacists, doctors, nurses and all other healthcare professionals with a role or interest in supporting patients with long-term conditions.
Staff members from across King’s Health Partners have been working at the frontline of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. The in-country team, working as part of King’s Sierra Leone Partnership, has found itself at the heart of the outbreak response.