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New study analyses impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women

News & events| 3 Jul 2020

A study into the effect of SARS-CoV-2 in pregnancy has provided reassurance for pregnant women and their babies.


Pre-eclampsia reduced by 25% at St George’s as rate increases elsewhere

Pre-eclampsia reduced by 25% at St George’s as rate increases elsewhere

News & events| 2 Jul 2020

A team of fetal medicine specialists, led by Professor Basky Thilaganathan at St George’s, have successfully implemented the UK’s first pre-eclampsia screening programme resulting in the reduction of pre-eclampsia by almost 25% at St George’s as the rate elsewhere continues to increase.


New series of 24 Hours in A&E!

New series of 24 Hours in A&E!

News & events| 16 Jun 2020

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty first series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. 


St George’s breast screening patient urges others to get symptoms checked

St George’s breast screening patient urges others to get symptoms checked

News & events| 5 Jun 2020

A patient referred for breast screening at St George’s Hospital has urged others to continue seeking medical advice if they have breast concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic.


St George’s celebrate sixth year helipad anniversary

St George’s celebrate sixth year helipad anniversary

News & events| 29 May 2020

St George’s celebrates six years since the official launch of its helipad today (29 May 2020).


St George’s surgeon and soldier twin brother on COVID-19 front line

St George’s surgeon and soldier twin brother on COVID-19 front line

News & events| 11 Apr 2020

Twin brothers, one a surgeon the other a soldier, have joined forces on a mission to save lives at the new NHS Nightingale London hospital.


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 …