King’s College Hospital is an acute care medical facility situated on Denmark Hill in the south London borough of Southwark. King’s College Hospital, which is often called as King’s or KCH, is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Great Britain. The hospital offers services to more than 700,000 patients every year. In conjunction with its academic partner, King’s College, the hospital provides education and training of medical, nursing and dental students who do their clinical rotations at this facility.
King’s College Hospital has a unique profile of medical services and has a worldwide reputation in a number of areas. The hospital’s Liver Unit provides the most comprehensive and efficient liver care in the world, focusing on pediatric liver cancers and operating Europe’s largest liver transplant programme. The Department of Neurology and Neurosciences also offers high-level services that include a multi-disciplinary approach to managing Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, progressive supranuclear palsy, and other related diseases. It is one of only 5 “Centres of Excellence” selected by the National Parkinson Foundation.
The UK’s first Motor Neruone Disease Care and Research Centre is situated at this hospital. Also, King’s College Hospital houses the country’s only dedicated diverticular disease clinic. Other notable specialties involve hematology-oncology and fetal medicines.
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