King's College Hospital Charity - Annual Report & Accounts 2019-20 - Flipbook - Page 9
How did we do?
Improving patient experience
We continued to support projects that transform
the experience of patients within King’s:
Transforming King’s paediatric outpatient
department using wonderful artwork based on
London landmarks, created by students at local
primary school, Corpus Christi.
Improving the facilities for adult Cystic Fibrosis
patients on the Lonsdale Ward, jointly funded using
a £157,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
We continued funding the King’s Volunteer
Programme and King’s Social Action plan, delivered
in partnership with the Pears Foundation, to engage
more young volunteers in supporting their local
This past year, King’s volunteers have supported
148,538 patient interactions and given 34,950 hours
of their time.
Additionally, 87 young volunteers have joined the
King’s Social Action plan and given 3,717 hours of
their time, supporting 5,468 patient interactions.
My name is Emily and I
am 17 years old. I have been
volunteering for nearly nine months
at the PRUH. I want to study medicine
and hopefully, become a doctor, and
I know that this experience has
really given me confidence that this
is something I want to do. The
experience has been so
amazing and rewarding.”
towards enhancing patient
towards major transformation
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