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Fundraisers needed for charity skydive and Kilimanjaro trek

News & events | 22 Jul 2019

The charity supporting St George’s Atkinson Morley Wing is inviting people to take part in two once-in-a-lifetime fundraising events. The John King Brain Tumour Foundation fundraises for our Neurosurgery department. It was set up by Laura King whose husband John King sadly died following treatment for glioblastoma, a type of …

St George’s Hospital Charity to pioneer over £400,000 in research at St George’s

News & events | 30 May 2019

This week, St George’s Hospital Charity approved three research grants at St George’s totalling £426,286! After a rigorous application process, the Charity was delighted to be able to award funding to three areas of specialisation across the hospital. Dr Kate Tatton-Brown, Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Professor in Clinical Genetics and …

St George’s celebrates helipad fifth anniversary

News & events | 30 May 2019

St George’s celebrated five years since the official launch of its helipad in May after its official launch on 29 May 2014 by former Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Since then, five air ambulance providers have brought a total of 783 critically ill or injured patients to St George’s.

The Rainbow Badge comes to St George’s

News & events | 21 May 2019

Last Friday (17 May) saw the launch of the NHS Rainbow Badge on our paediatric wards. The badge, which signifies openness and inclusivity for anyone that identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and those of all identities (LGBT+), was given to the over 60 members of staff who signed up. …

By George, it’s George!

News & events | 17 May 2019

George Gouveia, Senior IT Trainer, has worked at St George’s for more than 20 years. He joined the Trust as a hospital porter in the 90s. What brought you to St George’s? My dad was a night porter here for 30 years and I followed in his footsteps. I worked …

St George’s first hospital in London to offer pampering sessions to men with cancer

News & events | 17 May 2019

The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre at St George’s have begun to provide pampering sessions for men with metastatic prostate cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy. In partnership with Look Good, Feel Better – an international cancer support charity – the sessions aim to boost the physical and emotional wellbeing …

“Gruelling” and “complex” procedure saves patient’s life

News & events | 17 May 2019

In April, our cardiac team saved the life of a seriously ill patient, Steve Tanner, who was rushed to St George’s after an unsuccessful six-hour operation at his local hospital in Wolverhampton. Our cardiac team, including surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses, assessed Steve’s situation and performed a complex, 10-hour, life-saving surgical …

International Nurses’ Day award winners announced!

News & events | 14 May 2019

International Nurses’ Day was marked at the Trust last Friday (10 May), with celebration events at St George’s and Queen Mary’s. Avey Bhatia, Chief Nurse and Director of Infection Prevention and Control, addressed a packed Hyde Park Room at St George’s to wish everyone a happy International Nurses’ Day. She …

RCN Award win for St George’s staff member

News & events | 26 May 2017

On Saturday 13 May, the Royal College of Nursing held their annual congress and awards ceremony, and one St George’s member of staff took home one of the prestigious prizes! Nicki Parry, a Practice Educator at Balham Health Centre who has recently joined the Trust, won the award for Learning Representative of the …

A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Candle in the Wind”

News & events | 10 Apr 2017 | Tags: #24HrsAE Channel 4 st george's hospital

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. It’s a place where stories of life, love and …