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.
This week the IMPARTs (Integrating mental and physical healthcare: research, training and services) programme launched a film describing its pioneering work.
King’s College London is ranked 16th in the world in the QS World University Rankings of the top 850 global higher education institutions published on Tuesday 16 September. This ranking is an improvement of three places since last year and King’s has also moved up one place to 5th in the UK.
Leading clinicians and academics from across King’s Health Partners have contributed to Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies’ report called ‘Public Mental Health Priorities: Investing in the Evidence’ which was published on Tuesday 9 September.
The King’s Health Partners Pathway Homeless Team, in partnership with the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Health Inclusion Team, has been shortlisted for the new ‘Integrated Approaches to Care’ category of the Nursing Times Awards, in recognition of its success in providing co-ordinated healthcare for homeless people in Lambeth, Southwark, Westminster and Lewisham.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospital have been named byHealth Service Journal, in association with NHS Employers, as two of the top 100 NHS places to work.
Madeliene Long has announced that she will hand over as Chair of South London and Maudsley (SLaM) after serving a total of 14 years. This includes the eight years since Madeliene led the Trust into Foundation Trust status in 2006.
On Wednesday 10 September, the Lupus Unit at St Thomas’ Hospital was named a Centre of Excellence.
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The Denmark Hill site of King’s College Hospital will be going smoke-free from 19 January 2015 in order to provide a safer, cleaner and healthier environment for patients, visitors and staff.
The building of a new leisure and health centre in West Norwood, the product of a highly successful collaboration between King’s Health Partners, Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group and Lambeth Council, is now complete.