News and events


Join us for our Annual Members’ Meeting – Thursday 16 September 2021

The Trust’s Annual Members’ Meeting is taking place on Thursday 16 September, 6pm-7.30pm. This year’s meeting will take place on Microsoft Teams, with all welcome to attend to learn more about the work of the Trust over the past year. You can hear from our teams who have been going …

26 Jul 2021


Four St George’s teams shortlisted for the Nursing Times Awards

Congratulations to our teams shortlisted for the 2021 Nursing Times Awards! The finalists were announced last night (22 July), and four of our teams found out they were shortlisted for the prestigious awards. The categories and projects the Trust has been shortlisted for are: Cancer nursing category Introduction of Macmillan …

23 Jul 2021


Values Awards: Eibhlin Cleary, Gemma Cohen and Paula O’Shea

Three members of staff were recently presented with Values Awards after being nominated by a patient on GICU for the care they had provided. Eibhlin Cleary (Speech and Language Therapist), Gemma Cohen (Staff Nurse) and Paula O’Shea (GICU Liaison Nurse) were all presented awards by our Chief Operating Officer, Anne …

22 Jul 2021


Macmillan at St George’s stepped up

Staff working in our Macmillan Information and Support Centre at St George’s have been praised for the support they’ve given cancer patients and their families throughout the pandemic. Despite the challenges we’ve all faced, the team pulled out all the stops to ensure they were able to continue supporting people …

22 Jul 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Blink of an Eye…

The episode follows three stories of people whose lives have been remarkably changed due to unforeseen circumstances.

20 Jul 2021


St George’s Twins Trust centre celebrates one-year anniversary

The world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence, based at St George’s Fetal Medicine Unit, is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

19 Jul 2021


Infection control measures to remain in place in our hospitals

While national Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted from 19 July 2021, patients and visitors will still be required to wear a face mask or covering at all times in our hospitals. Wearing a face mask will help to limit the spread of Covid-19, and protect our patients. Robert Bleasdale, Chief …

16 Jul 2021


Our major trauma signposting partnership team receives positive feedback

The major trauma signposting partnership team (MTSP) is a free service developed by St George’s Hospital in partnership with Cardinal Management and Citizens Advice (CA) Wandsworth. The service provides early bedside advice and support on welfare, benefits and legal issues for major trauma patients and their families. The MTSP team …

15 Jul 2021


Information for patients – temporary fault with outgoing phone calls

Update – 15 July, 9am This issue with our phone lines has now been resolved and all telephone appointments will now be able to take place. Thank you for your patience while we resolved the problem. ————————————————————————————————- 14 July, 11am St George’s is currently experiencing a temporary fault with our …

14 Jul 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Support Bubble…

This episode looks at how when we are in need, support can come from a range of different people in our lives.

12 Jul 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Everybody Needs Somebody…

This episode explores the stories of three people who have all experienced unique losses in life and how they have navigated them with love, strength and positivity.

5 Jul 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Into the Light…

This episode explores the challenges some people face in childhood and how these challenges help shape the people they become. A doctor shares his story of leaving his family and newborn child during lockdown, to keep them safe.

28 Jun 2021


“Being a governor is a phenomenal learning experience” – Interview with Padraig Belton, Governor

We have been speaking to the Trust’s governors to learn about the role they play and why they wanted to get more involved with St George’s. Padraig Belton, who represents the rest of England on our Council of Governors, told us what inspired him to become a governor and what …

25 Jun 2021


Notice for our pregnant patients in labour: usual service has resumed

Our maternity unit has resumed usual service after a busier than usual 24 hours.

Pregnant patients who think they are in labour no longer need to call for advice before attending St George’s Hospital.

Thank you for your support and cooperation during this busy time.

21 Jun 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lasting Legacy…

93-year-old Sir Robert is rushed to St George’s with a dangerously low heart rate after experiencing dizziness and confusion at home. Meanwhile, in ED Injuries 29-year-old Brad has come to A&E after crushing his finger at work. Severe haemophiliac Tom walks into Resus for urgent attention after falling off his bike.

21 Jun 2021