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Simran Dhupar

Health Play Specialist
King’s College Hospital

Simii is a Qualified Health Play Specialist and has been working at King's College Hospital for 5 years.

Simii graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Studies before completing her Health Play Specialist qualification with Honours.

She currently works on the Medical Ward supporting a variety of patients of all ages through procedures and providing medical, therapeutic and developmental play sessions. She prepares patients for treatments, uses distraction techniques during procedures and makes sure there is no lingering traumatisation.

After discharge Simii continues to support patients who have been traumatised from procedures, helping them through future and ongoing treatment.

Simii receives referrals for patients highlighted as needing extra support, working with the Multi-Disciplinary Team to provide holistic care.