King’s International Consortium, the first official NHS Consortium, is pleased to announce the addition of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust [SLaM]. SLaM is a large multi-site provider of a comprehensive range of NHS mental health services in the U.K. and joins King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as part of the group. The Consortium is supported by the NHS Export Collaborative and Healthcare UK.
As a “wrap-around” service, the Consortium can provide support to establish new healthcare facilities overseas and by partnering with private investors to develop these healthcare facilities, we can share our knowledge, skills and expertise. All profits generated from this work are reinvested back into the NHS for the benefit of UK patients.
Lorcan Woods, Chief Financial Officer, King's College Hospital said, “I’m very pleased to welcome South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust to King’s International Consortium. South London and Maudsley has a long history of providing specialist mental health care and working internationally. They will bring a great deal of experience and expertise to the group.“
Sir Norman Lamb, Chair of South London and Maudsley said, ''I am delighted that South London and Maudsley is joining the King's International Consortium to engage the best of the NHS globally. Ensuring that mental health care is integral to international work with our NHS partners is crucial and we look forward to developing exciting partnerships and opportunities going forward."
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Nigel Brinklow | Head of International Platforms
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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Established in 1840, King’s has been at the forefront of medical innovation for more than 180 years. The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, stroke and major trauma. On 1 October 2013, King’s took over the running of the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley and Orpington Hospital, as well as some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust has a proud history stretching back over 900 years, and we are now one of the largest hospital Trusts in the United Kingdom; world famous for medical breakthroughs and innovation, our staff continue to live up to these pioneering traditions through their commitment to clinical excellence and high levels of patient satisfaction.
We are proud of our long tradition of undertaking ground-breaking research, educating the future workforce and engaging with partners in order to drive forward innovations that benefit patients.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) is a family of hospitals comprising Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie. It is a regional centre of excellence for specialist services such as organ transplantation, neurosciences, paediatrics and genetics and is a leading national centre for specialist treatment for rare or complex conditions. A beacon of clinical, academic and research excellence CUH is uniquely situated in the centre of the 157 acre Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which also includes the University of Cambridge, Papworth, AstraZeneca’s global HQ and research centres, GSK, the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
The Christie is Europe’s largest single site cancer centre and one of only two centres in the world to offer both MR-linac and high-energy proton beam therapy. It was one of the first UK hospitals to be accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre and has a proven track record of clinical excellence, building on more than 100 years of innovation in cancer care, research and education. The Christie has extensive experience of advising on large-scale international projects including The Fujian Lin Wenjing Memorial Hospital, China, and the Glandore Centre, Cork University Hospital, Ireland. Additionally, The Christie is also working in partnership with King’s to support the African Medical Centre of Excellence in Nigeria.
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Moorfields Eye Hospital the leading provider of eye health services in the UK and a world-class centre of excellence for ophthalmic research and education. It has a reputation, developed over two centuries, for providing the highest quality of ophthalmic care.
Moorfields Eye Hospital international experience includes the operation of an Eye Hospital in Dubai and a JV in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust is a large and complex multi-site provider of the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK. We aim to make a difference to people’s lives by seeking excellence in all areas of mental health and wellbeing. We serve a local population of 1.3 million people, and we offer more than 260 services including inpatient wards, outpatient, community, and addictions services in central, south London. As well as serving the communities of south London, we provide more than 20 specialist services for children and adults across the UK including perinatal services, eating disorders, psychosis and autism. Find out more about our five-year strategy Aiming High; Changing Lives https://slam.nhs.uk/strategy We also work closely with our colleagues in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College, London and have one the largest research units for mental health globally.
KCH Management Ltd (King’s Commercial) is a wholly owned subsidiary of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and was established in 2007. We develop commercial opportunities with local and international clients on behalf of King’s. All income that we generate is reinvested in the Trust’s NHS activity. King’s Commercial, has built up significant experience of international partnerships with partner facilities open, or under construction, in the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Nigeria with others in the pipeline.
NHS Export Collaborative
The NHS Export Collaborative was established to make it easier for NHS organisations to collaborate in exporting UK healthcare expertise overseas, and by doing so contribute to global health outcomes. The NHS Export Collaborative is a partnership initiative between NHS England (NHSE), Healthcare UK (HCUK) and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and is hosted in the Department for International Trade.
Healthcare UK supports UK organisations to do more business overseas, by promoting the UK healthcare sector to overseas markets and supporting healthcare partnerships between the UK and overseas healthcare providers. This includes partnering with a wide range of UK private and public sector organisations.