News and events


AI breast cancer screening project wins government funding for NHS trial

The project, which will involve clinicians from St George’s, builds on previous research which showed that artificial intelligence could be as effective as human radiologists in spotting breast cancer from X-ray images.

16 Jun 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Someone To Talk To…

76-year-old Basil is rushed to A&E with a deep cut to his head after falling down some stairs at home. Delrose brings her 5-year-old daughter Robyn into the paediatric department after getting a large splinter lodged in her bottom. 51-year-old Alexandra is in ED injuries with a lump on her shoulder that’s developed since having a fall 5 weeks prior.

14 Jun 2021


St George’s staff take part in special thank you tournament organised by AFC Wimbledon Foundation

  Over 200 staff from St George’s Hospital took part in a specially arranged football tournament on Sunday, 13 June. The event –run by the AFC Wimbledon Foundation and supported by St George’s Hospital Charity – was held to thank and celebrate St George’s staff for their efforts over the …

14 Jun 2021


St George’s staff star in Inside Out London portrait exhibition

St George’s staff featured in a portrait exhibition launched across Tower Bridge Road today (Sunday 13 June).

The Inside Out London project includes 3000 black and white portraits London’s heroes – including key workers and school children – who have made a difference to their local areas during the pandemic to celebrate the UEFA EURO 2020 Championships.

13 Jun 2021


New Surgery Treatment Centre to open at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton

A new NHS surgery treatment centre constructed in less than four months on the Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton site will start treating patients on Monday, 14 June. The new centre has been set up in direct response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to longer waiting times for some …

10 Jun 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Sacrifice

In a year of so much loss due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this episode reflects on the sacrifices we make for the people we love.

7 Jun 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Leading by Example…

69-year-old Mark is rushed to St George’s after collapsing playing tennis. 56-year-old Shiragha is brought into resus with shortness of breath, whilst 26-year-old Harry comes into A&E after clashing heads with another player at football.

28 May 2021


Information for patients: parking extremely limited at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals

Due to ongoing improvement works at both St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals, car parking spaces are extremely limited. We would encourage anyone who is planning to drive to either St George’s or Queen Mary’s to consider using public transport instead. The decrease in the number of car parking spaces …

26 May 2021


“It’s vital for staff to have that representation” – Interview with Marlene Johnson, Staff Governor

We have been meeting with our governors to learn more about the important role they play at the Trust. Marlene Johnson has been one of our staff governors since 2019, representing nursing and midwifery staff, and is Head of Nursing for Renal, Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care at the Trust. …

25 May 2021


Patient praises St George’s for care during the pandemic

Patient Latha was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Following a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Latha (pictured right) has been under the care of the oncology team at St George’s for the last eight years. In September 2020, her routine ultrasound scan detected an abnormality, and after a biopsy she …

25 May 2021


New interventional radiology day case and recovery unit opens at St George’s

A new facility to care for patients undergoing interventional radiology (IR) procedures has opened at St George’s Hospital. The new unit will open to patients from today (Monday, 17 May), and provides the Trust with a dedicated space for day case and inpatients before and after their IR procedures. The …

17 May 2021


Covid-19 vaccination clinic at St George’s no longer operating a walk-in service

From Tuesday 8 June 2021, the Covid-19 vaccine clinic at St George’s Hospital will no longer be offering a walk-service for eligible patients. We have taken the decision to suspend the walk-in service as appointments at our clinic can now be booked via the NHS’ national booking service. Please do …

14 May 2021


“Supporting children and young people is so important right now.”

Dr Luci Etheridge is a Consultant Paediatrician at St George’s, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Trust. Dr Etheridge has spoken to Channel 5 news about the challenges children and young people face at the moment – which has led to some developing eating disorders and, in the most …

12 May 2021


“I think St George’s response showed the NHS at its very best” – Interview with Dr Adil Akram, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Dr Adil Akram, who represents the borough of Wandsworth. He spoke to us about his lifelong connection with St George’s as well as why he thinks local people should become members and get more involved with …

27 Apr 2021


St George’s Day film marks pandemic response

To coincide with St George’s Day, St George’s Hospital has today released a short film marking the efforts of staff and local people over the past 12 months. You watch the film below or on our YouTube channel. Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the hospital, and the communities …

23 Apr 2021