Media highlights

20 March

Prime Minister gets COVID-19 vaccination 

The prime minister has received his first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's and Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and urged the public to do the same, saying he "did not feel a thing". The story received widespread media coverage, leading the BBC and ITV News at Ten that night, running on BBC Breakfast the next morning and appearing on the front page of four national newspapers. It was also covered by BBC News online, Guardian, Mirror, The Sun, and Daily Star amongst others.

17 March

HSJ Award winners

Three teams from across King’s Health Partners won awards at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2020. Teams were recognised in the following categories Integrated Care Partnership of the Year; Health and Local Government Partnership Award and Workforce Initiative of the Year. Read more on the HSJ website