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World-first maternity project saves babies’ lives and reduces emergency Caesarean sections in multiple births

News & events | 5 Apr 2019

A pioneering project working with mothers of twins, triplets and more has reduced the number of caesarean sections and admissions to hospital during pregnancy.


24 Hours in A&E nominated for a BAFTA

News & events | 3 Apr 2019

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts have shortlisted 24 Hours in A&E within the Factual Series category of this year’s awards ceremony.

The nomination is the end result of a huge amount of hard work involving our Emergency Department, plus staff and teams from across the Trust – both clinical and non-clinical.


Inspirational Issy dancing again following paralysing stroke

News & events | 29 Mar 2019

Issy Dolby, 9, returned to dancing in January after being left paralysed from having a stroke last year.


Nominees revealed for the St George’s Hero Awards and public vote now open!

News & events | 29 Mar 2019

The public vote is now open for the The Lifesaver of the Year award! To cast your vote, read the three stories, and email your favourite to staff.awards19@stgeorges.nhs.uk by 5pm on Friday 12 April. The winner will be announced at the ceremony on 16 May.


New NIPT quality standards to be developed by St George’s Professor

News & events | 26 Mar 2019

Professor Asma Khalil, Consultant Obstetrician at St George’s, is part of a collaborative partnership to develop quality standards for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).


Teams across the Trust celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week

News & events | 20 Mar 2019

Last week (11-17 March) was Nutrition and Hydration Week, with teams across the Trust organising a variety of events and giveaways for patients, staff and visitors. The week aims to educate and engage people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and wellbeing in health and social …


Call for more living kidney donors on World Kidney Day

News & events | 13 Mar 2019

139 people in London have received a kidney transplant from a stranger in the last five years thanks to someone they didn’t know donating altruistically while they are still alive as part of the UK Kidney Sharing Scheme.


UK first for trauma and orthopaedic team at St George’s

News & events | 8 Mar 2019

Our trauma and orthopaedic team became the first in the UK and second in the world to use the new T2 Alpha Stryker tibial nail in February.


St George’s rolls out London’s first asthma bag scheme to local schools

News & events | 4 Mar 2019 | Tags: asthma

St George’s is rolling out a new scheme to provide every primary and secondary school with an emergency asthma kit, which is believed to be the first initiative of its kind in London.


The John King Brain Tumour Foundation presents £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department

News & events | 4 Mar 2019

Tuesday, 19 February saw the presentation of a £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department on behalf of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. John King sadly died following treatment for a glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, at St George’s Hospital in 2016. His wife Laura King set up the …