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Heart surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Heart surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

News & events| 26 Mar 2020

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has today (Thursday 26 March) responded to the publication of the independent cardiac surgery mortality review commissioned by NHS Improvement.


St George’s becomes home of new Channel 4 documentary series ‘Baby Surgeons’

St George’s becomes home of new Channel 4 documentary series ‘Baby Surgeons’

News & events| 18 Feb 2020

Filming for a brand new series following women experiencing complex pregnancies through to birth and beyond started last month.


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count My Blessings…

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count My Blessings…

News & events| 11 Feb 2020

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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, love and …


High success rates for emergency laparotomy

High success rates for emergency laparotomy

News & events| 7 Feb 2020

The latest annual National Emergency Laparotomy Audit shows St George’s has one of the best success rates in the country for a major, potentially life-saving operation that involves opening the abdomen in an emergency. The survival rates for patients undergoing emergency laparotomy surgery at the Trust are much improved, and …


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: One of the Family

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: One of the Family

News & events| 4 Feb 2020

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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, love and …


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Because the Night…

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Because the Night…

News & events| 28 Jan 2020

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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, love and …


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Live and Learn…

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Live and Learn…

News & events| 21 Jan 2020

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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, love and …


Crafting for a cause: St George’s sewing club makes pouches for Australian wildlife!

Crafting for a cause: St George’s sewing club makes pouches for Australian wildlife!

News & events| 16 Jan 2020

From thousands of miles away, members of the St George’s sewing club are doing their part to help animals that have been burnt by the wildfires in Australia. As the fires keep going, more and more animals need help and it has prompted knitters, sewers and crafters from across the …


Celebrating 20 series of 24 Hours in A&E!

Celebrating 20 series of 24 Hours in A&E!

News & events| 14 Jan 2020

The brand new 20th series of 24 Hours in A&E filmed in our emergency department will be broadcast at 9pm on Channel 4 tonight (Tuesday 14 January).


VR headsets relaxing patients during surgery at St George’s

VR headsets relaxing patients during surgery at St George’s

News & events| 26 Dec 2019

Virtual reality (VR) headsets are being worn for the first time by patients at St George’s Hospital to change the way they experience anxiety during wide-awake surgery. The headsets, funded by St George’s Hospital Charity, are being worn by patients as part of a pilot study led by Miss Shamim …