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Animated short films to help inform patients being discharged from hospital
Thursday 23 May 2019
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been leading on a new project called Homeward Bound, created to produce a short animated film to help inform patients about the risks of deconditioning in hospital and to provide practical advice to help patients leave hospital sooner.
In October last year…
Kingston Hospital to hold a ‘Death Café’ 16 May 2019
Monday 13 May 2019
Come for a coffee and a chat about death, dying and grief
As part of Dying Matters Week 2019, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is hosting its second Death Café with colleagues from the Princess Alice Hospice, Esher on Thursday 16 May from 10.30am-11.45am.
At a Death Café people drink tea/co…
Kingston Hospital opens new Maxwell Thorne Haematology Day Unit
Wednesday 10 April 2019
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has this week opened its doors to haematology patients receiving chemotherapy in the new Maxwell Thorne Haematology Day Unit.
With the support of Kingston Hospital Charity, the Trust built a third floor onto the Sir William Rous Unit, the building that provide…
Kingston Hospital’s Eye Clinic Liaison Officer wins Ophthalmology Unsung Hero award
Wednesday 13 March 2019
Sabeena Kaushali Weyhenage, Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, won the Unsung Hero Award at the 2018/19 Ophthalmology Honours presentation on 7th March 2019. The Ophthalmology Honours programme is facilitated by Bayer and supported by the Royal National Inst…
Trust takes action on bullying in Theatres department
Tuesday 5 March 2019
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust commissioned an independent review into the Theatres department after receiving reports of some staff experiencing bullying. The review was undertaken from November 2018 to January 2019 and the findings issued mid-February.
Our staff had many positive things to…