Keep up to date with our work improving local health
20 May, 2016
An arts-based training programme to support healthcare professionals to deliver compassionate care across King’s Health Partners has inspired a new framework to help others think about the skills and conditions that help high quality care flourish.
13 May, 2016
The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £468,000 to Age Exchange to progress its model of support for older people with dementia, which we helped to pilot.
05 May, 2016
A new exhibition and programme of events showing the humanity of healthcare has opened in Elephant and Castle with our support.
03 May, 2016
A new app developed with our support will help healthcare professionals to identify people at risk of inherited cancer.
25 April, 2016
A proposal to expand a successful diabetes service piloted through one of our grants has been selected to be part of a £3.5 million scaling-up programme.
14 April, 2016
We have partnered with the newly launched DigitalHealth.London and its accelerator programme to drive progress in digital health innovation.
24 March, 2016
Areas of care at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), including innovative ideas supported through our funds.
03 March, 2016
Entrepreneurs, CEOs and senior NHS officials today issue insights and recommendations to help SMEs and the NHS to make digitalised healthcare a reality sooner.
05 February, 2016
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP joined a national conference exploring the power of arts to improve health, which featured seven of our supported arts organisations.
01 February, 2016
We have partnered with student accommodation providers Urbanest on a newly built property which will contribute £1.4 million a year towards our charitable goals.
25 January, 2016
Surgeons at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have used a 3D printer funded through one of our grants to support the successful transplantation of an adult kidney into a child.
22 January, 2016
Two artworks in our custody and sited in public spaces in Lambeth have been listed as important pieces of post-war art.
19 January, 2016
A successful project to revamp East Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital has now been completed, including new glass atria and two stunning sculptures to enhance the experience of patients, visitors and staff.
07 January, 2016
We are delighted to announce Kieron Boyle as our new Chief Executive.
15 December, 2015
Today we have agreed to buy the head lease of Becket House (pictured), a 146,000 sq ft office building opposite St Thomas’ Hospital, to support our mission
26 November, 2015
We have awarded £1.3 million to a new project to reduce the high number of frequent re-admissions to hospitals in Southwark and Lambeth caused by alcohol misuse.
25 November, 2015
We have awarded a grant to the renal team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to undertake kidney transplants in full using robotic technology for the first time in the UK.
20 November, 2015
A previously unknown royal portrait, a gold memorial ring, rare silverware and a collection of short films from the 1950s are some of the precious items from our collection that will go on show for the first time at a new exhibition opening 27 November.
15 October, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Tom Joy, Director of Investments at the Church Commissioners for England, has joined our Board of Trustees.
15 October, 2015
We have renewed our support of two research programmes which back innovative and risk-taking approaches across King’s Health Partners.
12 October, 2015
Mums, babies, midwifes, health visitors and child health professionals marked the launch of new major project to give babies the best start in life.
24 September, 2015
Our 2014/15 annual report highlights examples of our work helping our partners improve health and healthcare.
15 September, 2015
We are delighted to welcome Barbara Moorhouse to our board of Trustees.
10 September, 2015
We are supporting The King’s Fund's one-day conference on improving mental health outcomes for children and young people on 22 October.
07 August, 2015
We have funded a new 3D printer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to help healthcare professionals to plan better for complex surgeries.
01 August, 2015
We are supporting the development with £470K for a cutting-edge programme of arts at the new Emergency Floor at St Thomas’ Hospital.
20 July, 2015
The South London Stroke Register, the largest of its kind in the world, marked its 20th anniversary in July.
01 July, 2015
New research has shown that an innovative intervention improves the quality of life and wellbeing of people with dementia.
23 June, 2015
The new cancer and respiratory centres at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have won prestigious architecture awards.
12 June, 2015
A groundbreak event has marked the start of building work on a new 59-bedroom free ‘home away from home’ for families of children being treated at Evelina Hospital.
09 June, 2015
The first ever Cancer Survivors’ Day in the UK has taken place at Guy’s Hospital – a celebration of hope and resilience for over 500 cancer survivors, their families and carers.
03 June, 2015
We’ve partnered with healthcare consultants ZPB Associates to set up a group of experts to help health tech SMEs and NHS organisations work better together.
01 June, 2015
Wol Kolade has been appointed as the new Chair of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. He takes up the position on 1 October 2015.
01 June, 2015
We’re supporting the expansion of a successful hub of mental health services to the whole of Lambeth.
30 May, 2015
A new photographic exhibition inspired by historical clothing used in mental health care is contributing to the dialogue around protection and restraint in care and treatment.
07 May, 2015
Clinicians, academics and social entrepreneurs came together to discuss what it takes to sustain change in our local health and care system at the first of our new series of events.
01 May, 2015
A successful service to improve the admission and discharge of homeless people and rough sleepers has expanded to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
01 May, 2015
We have won a prestigious award for the way in which we make manage our investments.
01 April, 2015
Breathe Magic, an initiative that uses magic to help children with motor disorders, is now expanding to Wandsworth.
01 April, 2015
We have become an independent charity, regulated by the Charity Commission. Although we are no longer a NHS charity, our name, mission and strategy remain the same.