Media highlights

Sunday 23 August

Mum credits baby with saving her life after grapefruit-sized tumour detected at 21-week scan

Rachel Bailey had a grapefruit-sized tumour and part of a kidney removed during a complex operation in May at Guy’s at St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust's Cancer Centre just two weeks after she gave birth. Her surgeon, Mr Ben Challacombe, was interviewed for the piece and explained how his team had successfully removed the fast-growing tumour. This follows earlier coverage in the Evening StandardSouth London Press and ITV News reported on the story. 

19 August

Research into declining COVID-19 antibodies

A King’s College London study suggesting coronavirus antibodies can begin to decline two - three months after infection was mentioned by the Daily Mail, Japan Times, Manchester Evening News

Tuesday 18 August

The chef whose dedication is a recipe for kindness

The Daily Mail featured an in-depth interview with Louisa Batista, a chef who has worked at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust for 50 years and has never taken a day off sick, as part of the newspaper’s Health Hero Awards campaign.

The article includes quotes from Trust dietitian Alastair Duncan and catering manager Corrinne Habbershaw explaining just what makes Louisa such a dedicated and treasured part of the team. Her story was previously covered by ITV News, ITV London, South London Press and Southwark News.

Wednesday 22 July 

Dementia breakthrough 

Staff at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust were able to make a breakthrough in the care of a coronavirus patient who had dementia, as covered in Southwark News