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Baby born after five blood transfusions in the womb

News & events | 20 Aug 2019

A baby with haemolytic disease of the newborn, who received five intrauterine blood transfusions from 20 weeks gestation, has been safely delivered at St George’s.


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Saving Grace…

News & events | 20 Aug 2019

This episode features patients who overcome hardship in life by drawing strength and solace from the people they love.


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Children of Men…

News & events | 13 Aug 2019

In this life-affirming episode, we meet George who is rushed to St George’s with a bleed on the brain, Bridget who is in our Urgent Care Centre and Kezia who has a gymnastics injury.


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Call of duty…

News & events | 6 Aug 2019

During this episode – Call of duty – we see the stories of three patients during one 24 hour period.


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The survivors…

News & events | 30 Jul 2019

During this episode – The Survivors – we see the stories of three patients during one 24 hour period.


Mediterranean diet during pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes and weight gain

News & events | 24 Jul 2019

A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy does not reduce the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but has the potential to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to results of a new clinical trial involving five UK maternity units including St George’s.


Non-Executive Director Professor Sir Norman Williams moves to new role as Chair of Independent Reconfiguration Panel

News & events | 23 Jul 2019

Professor Sir Norman Williams is stepping down as Non-Executive Director at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust later this year to become Chair of the Government’s Independent Reconfiguration Panel. Professor Williams has been a Non-Executive Director at St George’s since April 2016, but will step down from the role …


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: You’re all I need to get by…

News & events | 23 Jul 2019

During this episode – You’re all I need to get by – we see the stories of three patients during one 24 hour period.


Richard Mycroft appointed Lead Governor

News & events | 18 Jul 2019

Richard Mycroft has been elected as the new Lead Governor for St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Richard, who has represented South West Lambeth as a St George’s Governor since 2017, takes over from Kathryn Harrison in the role. Governors have an important role in making Foundation Trusts better …


Families saving lives through deceased organ donation at St George’s

News & events | 18 Jul 2019

New figures reveal there were 40 lifesaving deceased organ donors at St George’s last year, helping the UK reach its highest ever number of donors. As a result of these donations, 97 people received a life-saving transplant.