News and events


Hear patient Libby speak on how her face was rebuilt after an accident: Thursday 27 September 2018

Libby is the special guest speaker at our Annual Members’ Meeting. Earlier this year a team of St George’s surgeons rebuilt her face after she was severely injured while out riding her horse. The surgery involved nine of our surgeons and theatre staff, who used 41 screws and 11 plates …

17 Sep 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Love’s Young Dream…

This episode – Love’s Young Dream – features three men who are all at varying stages of their lives and relationships and who are all supported in A&E by their partners.

12 Sep 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


Emily Roberts, Sister, pictured with her aunties.

Auntie’s dinners are a winner in St George’s ED!

Emily Roberts works as a Sister in St George’s Emergency Department (ED). Four years ago she was working the New Year’s Eve shift and her Aunty Mary and Aunty Jill wanted to make sure she didn’t miss out on the celebrations. They decided to deliver Emily a home cooked meal …

12 Sep 2018


Information for patients – cardiac surgery at St George’s Hospital (10 September 2018)

We have taken the decision today to temporarily transfer the operations of a small number of patients requiring the most complex cardiac surgery to other London hospitals.

10 Sep 2018


Young doctor’s final wish saves lives through organ donation

The mother of a young doctor who died unexpectedly at St George’s is encouraging others to follow her daughter’s example and talk to their family about organ donation.

7 Sep 2018


Two teams at the Trust shortlisted for prestigious HSJ Award

Well done to our Queen Mary’s prostate cancer team and our Emergency Department team for being shortlisted within the Acute Sector Innovation category of the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The awards are one of the largest celebrations of healthcare excellence in the world, recognising and promoting the finest …

6 Sep 2018


External independent panel to oversee response to challenges in cardiac surgery service at St George’s

St George’s is today (4 September) announcing extra steps to deal with the long-standing issues faced by its cardiac surgical service.

4 Sep 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Friend in Need…

This episode – A Friend in Need –  shows the importance of true friendship.

29 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Down to Earth…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

29 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


Updated statement on cardiac surgery at St George’s – Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Today (Tuesday, 28 August), the High Court has granted Professor Marjan Jahangiri, consultant cardiac surgeon, an injunction following our decision on 9 August to temporarily exclude her from working at the Trust.

28 Aug 2018


Dr Shai Betteridge wins the Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division of Neuropsychology

Dr Shai Betteridge, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at St George’s Hospital, has received the Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division of Neuropsychology – a division of the British Psychological Society. Dr Betteridge is ‎Head of Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Health Psychology Department, managing adult psychology services across the Trust. Nominating …

17 Aug 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Heavens Above…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

15 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


Professor Keith Willett visits St George’s stroke service

Professor Keith Willett, Director of Acute Care at NHS England, visited our stroke service to find out more about the care we provide for patients.

10 Aug 2018


St George’s clinicians lead major study into rates of sudden death in young footballers

Research published this week by New England Journal of Medicine, the world’s leading medical research journal.

9 Aug 2018


Cardiac surgery at St George’s – updated statement (Thursday, 9 August 2018)

Last weekend, there was extensive coverage in the media about cardiac surgery at St George’s Hospital. The media coverage focused on the findings of Professor Mike Bewick’s independent review of cardiac surgery commissioned by the Trust. His review found that our cardiac surgeons ‘were working in camps’ and that there …

9 Aug 2018

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