Former patient Tony Gillam and his wife Linda at King's College Hospital
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Building work starts on third hospital helipad

Building work has begun to create a helipad at a south London hospital.

The facility at King's College Hospital, in Camberwell, will be London's third helipad and will serve 5.5 million people across south east London and Kent.

Rob Bentley, director of trauma at the hospital, said: "King's is already a Major Trauma Centre but with the addition of a helipad on the hospital site we will bring truly world-class trauma facilities to this part of London."

The new helipad will take approximately one year to build.

BBC London's Tarah Welsh spoke to former patient Tony Gillam and his wife Linda, as well as Mr Bentley.

Pictures courtesy of "Together We Can".

  • 31 Jan 2015
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