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.
King’s Health Partners warmly welcomes British nurse Will Pooley to their team in Freetown, Sierra Leone who are working on the frontline to halt the Ebola outbreak.
The Evening Standard has recognised inspirational colleagues from across King’s Health Partners in its annual list of the 1000 most influential Londoners. This year’s list includes Guy’s and St Thomas’ midwife Comfort Momoh, Director of Trauma at King’s College Hospital Dr Robert Bentley, and King’s Sierra Leone Partnership Director Dr Oliver Johnson.
Dr Oliver Johnson, Programme Director of King’s Sierra Leone Partnership, gave an in-depth interview on Sky News about the work of his team in the ongoing Ebola response in west Africa.
The London Health Commission, an independent inquiry set up by the Mayor of London to look at how London’s health can be improved, published its report on Wednesday 15 October.
MyHealthLocker - a patient-focused website developed by SLaM which allows people to take an active role in their own recovery and wellbeing – received two accolades at last week’s E-Health Insider Awards.
To mark Global Handwashing Day on Wednesday 15 October, a team from the Longitude Prize led an experiment with 10 King’s College London students. The experiment revealed that the students were carrying some of the UK’s most prevalent illnesses on their hands, underlining the importance of hand hygiene.
Today the London Health Commission published its report, Better Health for London, and presented ten aspirations for improving health and care in the capital to the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.
The King’s Health Partners Value Based Healthcare team and the Essentia team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ were victorious at last week’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Health Awards.
The newly refurbished PET (positron emission tomography) Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital was officially opened on Friday 26 September. The Centre’s refurbishment forms part of a wider programme at the Trust to use state of the art imaging technology to diagnose disease.
Five Divisions in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine at King’s College London have been granted Athena SWAN awards by the Equality Challenge Unit. The awards, announced on Friday 26 September, recognise commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.