We are proud to announce that on Monday 14th September, Microsoft released an article on their UK News Centre about how our use of technology enables real-time supply chain collaboration benefitting our clinical colleagues and patients at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
The article features Andy Lockwood, KFM Managing Director, who also spoke about the 'challenging situation' the Trust has faced in response to COVID-19:
“We weren’t expecting to test out Dynamics 365 in such a challenging situation so quickly,” Lockwood said.
KFM was able to use Dynamics 365 to quickly set-up and place orders with existing and new suppliers, rapidly switching from one or two suppliers to sourcing from a wide range of suppliers in a short space of time due to the urgency of the situation.
The KFM Renal Technicians played a key role in the design, planning and setting up of the renal dialysis unit at the new Tessa Jowell Health Centre. The dialysis unit provides state of the art facilities for renal patients which opened in June 2020.
Two of our technologists working in Critical Care have been acknowledged in a paper “Sharing a single ventilator (“In vitro”) in a Medical Journal, Medicina Intensiva written by Dr Sancho Rodriguez-Villar a Consultant in Critical Care at King's College Hospital.
KFM is delighted to welcome two senior health care professionals to the KFM management team in important new roles which we believe have the potential to develop and transform the services we provide to our KCH colleagues and patients.
On 30th September 2019, KFM took on the management of the Outpatient Pharmacy service on behalf of the Trust Group. Since then, KFM has seen a 55% improvement in patient satisfaction scores. After installing “Happy or Not” terminals.