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St George’s haematology team receives prestigious award

News & events | 11 Dec 2019

Congratulations to our haematology department at St George’s which has been awarded a Clinical Service Excellence Programme (CSEP) accreditation from Myeloma UK – making us the second Trust in London to achieve this. The team were presented with the award in November. The CSEP accreditation, set up by Myeloma UK, …


St George’s critical care team launches new outreach service

News & events | 9 Dec 2019

Our critical care team have launched a new outreach service, offering support for our deteriorating acutely unwell adult patients. The critical care outreach team (CCOT) has been introduced to ensure acutely ill adult patients on our wards receive the care they need in a timely manner, supported by staff trained …


A CanChat event at St George's

Giving our cancer patients a Voice – patient user group case study

News & events | 9 Dec 2019

Voice is the St George’s cancer patient user group set up to represent the views of patients and help to improve the patient experience. Since launching at the Trust, over 10 years ago, Voice has been able to act as an invaluable channel of communications between patients and staff for …


Governor elections – nominations now open

News & events | 3 Dec 2019

Our Governors are representatives of our membership and the communities served by the Trust, and they play an important role in the governance of the hospital. You can find out more about our Council of Governors here. We have vacancies for public Governors from Merton (x3), Wandsworth (x3) and the …


Gold accreditation for our cardiac theatres

News & events | 28 Nov 2019

A huge congratulations to our cardiac theatres team for achieving gold in its first ever ward accreditation scheme! Stephanie Sweeney, Divisional Director of Nursing  for Surgery, Neurosciences, Theatres and Cancer, said: “Achieving gold in the accreditation scheme is a fantastic achievement, so a big congratulations to Jacqui, Ewa, Sandra and …


Medical Examiner role introduced at St George’s

News & events | 25 Nov 2019

Dr Nigel Kennea, Consultant Neonatologist, has been appointed Lead Medical Examiner at St George’s. We spoke to Nigel about his new role and why it’s important for our patients and staff. The Medical Examiner (ME) system is being introduced in acute Trusts, and across the NHS. It aims to improve …


St George’s good samaritan Dee Dee

News & events | 7 Nov 2019

This week we’re recognising Dee Dee Devine, one of our wonderful receptionists, for the compassion and kindness she showed a homeless patient on Vernon ward. Dee Dee has worked here for twenty years and is also the Unison chair for St George’s. She first met the patient when he was …


“The NHS is a wonder of the modern world” – Interview with John Hallmark, Governor

News & events | 28 Oct 2019

Our latest governor interview is with John Hallmark, who is one of our representatives for Wandsworth. John was elected in February 2018, and like many of our governors, was motivated by the desire to give something back to St George’s. Tell us a bit about your background “My background is …


What it means to be a Patient Partner at St George’s

News & events | 23 Oct 2019

Nicholas Low is one of our Patient Partner’s at the Trust, serving on our Patient Partnership and Experience Group. The group brings together patients, clinicians and managers so that our patients have a voice and can get involved in helping us provide outstanding care, every time. We spoke to Nicholas …


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 …