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Tulsi

One false move

This is the last episode in the series and it goes out with a big bang! Loads of drama, tears and laughs. Look out for 24 Hours again in the autumn. 12-year-old Tulsi is airlifted to St George’s after falling from a cliff near her home in Hastings, seventy miles away. She …

28 Jul 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E


Lucy

The Handover

Our partner organisations, the emergency helicopter service (HEMS) and the London Ambulance service feature heavily in this episode and show just how important they are to us and our patients. They provide a first class, quality service and their concern for our patients is always at the top of their …

18 Jul 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E


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St George’s celebrates Project SEARCH graduates

“It brightens up my day, it brightens up my life.” – That’s how Front of House Host Colin Davis describes his experience of being a mentor and soon-to-be volunteer for Project SEARCH.

15 Jul 2016 | Tags: Action on Disability Cricket Green School learning disabilities mentors Project SEARCH st george's hospital students trainees work experience


Jack

You Only Live Once

There is nothing run of the mill about the injuries in tonight’s episode. It is full of high drama, which fortunately comes out right for all in the end. 11-year-old Jack is rushed to A&E after being hit by a motorbike while walking to his first day at secondary school. …

11 Jul 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 hrs in A&E


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Widening participation work shadowing scheme wins national award

The St George’s Healthcare Shadowing Scheme won Health Education England’s national award for Widening Participation Work Exposure in June. The scheme provides disadvantaged Year 12 students from Wandsworth and Merton with a clinical work experience placement at St George’s or Queen Mary’s during the summer holidays.

8 Jul 2016


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24 Hours in A&E continues with Love’s Sacrifice…

This episode is about the things people will give up to improve the life of a loved one. 22-year-old cyclist Athar is rushed to St George’s after a collision with a car on his way to work. Athar wasn’t wearing a helmet and ‘bullseyed’ the car’s rear window; he can’t …

4 Jul 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E


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St George’s Hospital Charity has new Chair

St George’s Hospital Charity is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Walker CB as the new Chair of Trustees. She will join the charity as trustee with immediate effect and take up the post of Chair when the current Chair, Dr Stephen Hickey, retires in September after serving his …

1 Jul 2016


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New psychological support service for cancer patients and families launched at St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support (CaPS) Team.

30 Jun 2016 | Tags: #cancersupport #macmillancancer #psychologicalsupport


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The Tree of Life – why organ donation matters

The Tree of Life celebration is held annually at St George’s and honours people who have died over the years and donated their organs so that others might live. All staff and people associated with the donor are invited to attend the ceremony which will be held from 11:00 until …

30 Jun 2016 | Tags: #kidneydonation #organdonation #transplants #TreeofLife


24 HOURS IN A&E Ep7

Lonely Hearts: 24 Hours in A&E continues…

68-year-old Beth is rushed to A&E after falling down a flight of stairs and breaking her ankle – her foot is hanging off and the bone is sticking out. Beth, who’s originally from Canada, lives on her own after her husband died recently. “I remember losing my balance. I just …

27 Jun 2016


Improving neonatal care with technology

Technology is vastly improving patient care through making monitoring and record keeping easy and fool-proof. No more missing patient notes. Neonatal care requires very close monitoring by clinicians as babies can improve and deteriorate rapidly. Click here to find out more about the Cerner system which we are using at …

21 Jun 2016


Project search

Project Search is gearing up again!

Project SEARCH has been at St George’s since 2012. It’s a supported internship programme for people with learning disabilities (aged 18-24) and takes place between September and July. During their time at St George’s, the trainees learn about work and develop their employability skills by carrying out unpaid work experience …

20 Jun 2016


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St George’s co-hosts fetal medicine event at Royal Society of Medicine

On Wednesday 14 June, our fetal medicine and clinical genetics teams co-hosted an educational seminar at premises of the Royal Society of Medicine with Premaitha, makers of the SAFE (St George’s Antenatal Fetal Evaluation) blood test. The test was first offered from June 2015 at the trust.

20 Jun 2016


Surgical team courses

Education, education, education!

St George’s surgical teaching faculty were nationally recognised by the College of Surgeons of England as the regional team delivering the most Royal College surgical teaching courses in 2015. This award is the result of a great team effort by many consultants and trainee surgeons from different specialties working with …

20 Jun 2016


24 HOURS IN A&E Ep6

Dangerous Pursuits

Sometimes doing the things you love gets you into hot water – but you do them anyway because life is made all the better for doing them.

20 Jun 2016

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