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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 …


Renowned Neonatal Unit opens its doors in bid to recruit nurses

News & events | 4 Apr 2017

St George’s Hospital’s record-breaking Neonatal Unit is launching a drive to recruit more nurses – and is opening its doors to show how the team cares for some of the sickest babies in the country. The Neonatal team recently hit the headlines after caring for St George’s youngest-ever patient, Abiageal …


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Boys will be boys”

News & events | 3 Apr 2017 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E Channel 4 Emergency Department major trauma centre

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 busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, …


St George’s placed into financial special measures

News & events | 22 Mar 2017

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been put into financial special measures by NHS Improvement. NHS Trusts in financial special measures receive a package of support from NHS Improvement designed to achieve rapid financial improvement, while maintaining or improving their quality. St George’s is currently forecasting a deficit …


Sepsis Awareness Week at St George’s

News & events | 16 Mar 2017

Sepsis Awareness Week at St George’s All this week staff at St George’s Hospital have been spreading awareness and educating patients about Sepsis as part of a nationwide campaign organised by The UK Sepsis Trust. Staff have been getting involved through a range of training events held across St George’s …


New scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

News & events | 19 Jan 2017 | Tags: cancer Macmillan Macmillan Cancer Support Move More Wandsworth people living with cancer Wandsworth

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer, including patients at St George’s, get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure …


Read a sneak peek in tonight’s Tuesday 10th episode of “you raise me up”

News & events | 10 Jan 2017

This episode focuses on how love can pull you through the hardest of times. 54 year old Michelle is airlifted to St George’s after being involved in a car crash with her husband in Surrey. Their daughter Toni had just left them when she heard about the accident “we ran …


24hrs in A&E is now broadcast every Tuesday 9pm Channel 4 – Read a sneak peek into tonights episode “In Sickness and in Health”

News & events | 3 Jan 2017

This episode focuses on the bond between married couples in the face of testing circumstances. 27 year old Corey is rushed to St George’s after suffering a cardiac arrest during a game of ice hockey. His teammates administered CPR for 25 minutes on the ice before doctors and paramedics finally …


A sneak peek in to this Wednesday’s 30 November heart-warming and heart-breaking episode “Never say Die”

News & events | 29 Nov 2016

Eighty-year-old Frances is rushed to St George’s by air ambulance after she fell from a height of three metres into her empty swimming pool while gardening. Consultant Rathan is concerned that a significant wound to her head caused by the depth of her fall may conceal a bleed on her brain that could have life changing consequences.