The Limb Reconstruction Charity at KCH

News

Former limb reconstruction patient speaks to @King’s magazine

Fiona Squire, a former limb reconstruction patient, talks with…

KCH physio Suzanne Swaine raising money for Rebuild Charity

Our superstar physio, Suzanne Swaine, is doing the Outlaw Triathlon…

Gary Morgan raises more than £3000 for Rebuild!

Keen supporter of King’s College Hospital, Gary Morgan ran…

Meet Rebuild at the Crystal Palace Festival, June 16th

Come and meet other current and former limb reconstruction patients,…

Carols by Candlelight concert

Many thanks to Poscimur for so generously fundraising for Rebuild…

Blog

A Soldier’s Experience

I arrived at King’s as a military patient. I had been injured whilst serving on operations. Unfortunately, the vehicle that my team and I were in hit an improvised explosive device (IED)...

I am grateful for every step I take

On 14 January, 2007, I hit a road sign at 60 mph on my motorbike. According to the discharge notice I suffered: multiple facial fractures...

I will be back, fighting fit

On 9 February 2003 while in France I broke my right leg in a snowboarding accident. It was a spiral fracture. I broke the right fibula and tibia...

Things we used to do as family had to stop

My Mummy hurt her leg and had to wear a frame for a long time. While she was in hospital, it was very strange because Daddy had to take time off work...

Medical accident led to limb reconstruction

My introduction to the Limb Reconstruction Unit came as a result of a medical accident. Over a period of two or three years I had had continual knee problems...

Social Media

Discussion of #orthopaedic #waitinglists and #accesstosurgery at Parliamentary mtg with MP @JamesDavies today, alongside @wearearma @versusarthritis @UK_ABHI. VicePres John Skinner & President @BoaHandley attend for @BritOrthopaedic, highlighting scale of issue & need for action

The @NHSBT needs more plasma donations from people who needed hospital care for COVID. Their very high antibody levels could save lives. 38 people who had hospital care have already donated at Edgware Donor Centre

Register at http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk

Recruiting: Head of #Nursing for #Orthopaedics, Band 8c.

The role will lead to the delivery of the professional nursing agenda ensuring consistency in exceptional care and standards across the #orthopaedic service.

Apply here 👉http://bit.ly/379zVaw

#NHSCareers #NHSJobs

*New* NHSEngland data on orthopaedic elective surgery in Sept:
• 31K people on waiting list over 1yr (was 436 in Jan)
• 271K people on waiting list over 18 weeks (was 105K in Jan)
• April-Sept: 212K fewer admitted ops than same time 2019
Very concerning stats (1/2)

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This website has information for anyone considering, or going through, limb reconstruction surgery. However we cannot provide opinions on treatment. If you require more information but are not a patient of King’s College Hospital, you should contact your own medical team for advice.