Media highlights

30 July

People with alcohol problems in England are less than half as likely to receive the right help as those in Scotland and Wales, research suggests. A King's College London study reveals major cuts to community and inpatient drug and alcohol services in England. Coverage in BBC News.

27 July

Researchers at King’s College London have identified a type of cell that may be able to regenerate liver tissue. Coverage includes The Express.

24 July

Dr Leonie Brose, National Addiction Centre at King’s College London, writes for BBC News on smoking rates in the UK. In 1974, almost half of all adults in the UK smoked.

As Boris Johnson takes over from Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, healthcare leaders have set out a list of urgent priorities. Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Executive Director of King’s Health Partners, comments in OnMedica.

Researchers at King's College London have announced they are recruiting volunteers with Parkinson's for a trial to test whether liquid supplement packed with friendly bacteria could help ease their symptoms. Professor Ray Chaudhuri, also of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was interviewed for BBC Radio 4.

23 July

Student Yousef spoke to BBC News about his journey onto the extended medical degree programme at King's College London.

22 July

Sayanna Gordon was rushed to Evelina London after she was born at 23 weeks weighing just 1lb 6oz. The Daily Mirror, Daily Record, Evening Standard, News Shopper, Bexley Times and the front page of South London Press all reported how she spent four months in neonatal intensive care and celebrated her first birthday earlier this month.

18 July

A new way of treating anorexia which saw hospital admissions across South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust reduced by over a third has been nominated for a top award. Coverage in Southwark News.