News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Back to Square One

This episode follows the stories of three people dealing with the unpredictability of life.

2 Dec 2021


“It’s been absolutely brilliant to talk to staff on the ground again” – our governors visit St George’s to meet with staff

After over eighteen months, the Trust’s Governors recently paid visits to St George’s to meet with staff and receive tours of a wide range of wards and departments, including our Emergency Department and our newly refurbished Cardiac Catheter Labs. Our Governors, who represent the interest of our members and the …

1 Dec 2021


Project inspired by Covid-19 vaccination success launches to help men understand health warning signs

An innovative project has been launched to help men spot warning signs about their health – with the first event held at a church after Sunday service.

30 Nov 2021


Newly refurbished cath labs treats first patients

Last week saw the reopening of two newly refurbished cardiac catheter labs – containing state of the art equipment and the very latest in x-ray imaging technology – and the first patients have already been treated in the new facilities. The cath labs contain specialist imaging equipment to allow for …

29 Nov 2021


Our Children and Young People’s Council make their voices heard at St George’s

Earlier this year, a Children and Young People’s Council was set up at St George’s Hospital as a way for patients aged 10-18 to have their say and help improve our children and young people’s services. The Council met for the first time in January 2021, and now meets monthly …

29 Nov 2021


St George’s thanks local supporters for help throughout pandemic

Dozens of thank you letters have been sent from St George’s Hospital to local faith groups, sports teams and public transport workers for offering their support throughout the pandemic this Thanksgiving.

25 Nov 2021


Homeless help in hospital this winter

Homeless people will be helped off the streets – as well as treated for their illness and injuries – by doctors and nurses at St George’s Hospital in south west London this winter.

19 Nov 2021


St George’s thanks staff with free food festival

Free food is being offered up to NHS staff at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals this week as part of a season of thanks for frontline staff supported by St George’s Hospital Charity.

16 Nov 2021


Com-COV 3 COVID-19 vaccine study calls on teenager volunteers in south London

Researchers running the University of Oxford-led Com-COV programme have started enrolling young people aged 12 to 16 years old to receive a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, including in south London.

11 Nov 2021


“It’s a great way for patients to convey what they are looking for” – Interview with Caroline Bathurst from the Wheelchair Service User Group

Caroline Bathurst is the Chairperson and Organiser of the Trust’s Wheelchair Service User Group. The group was established for people who are regular users of our wheelchair service, and is a way for them to have their say and get involved in shaping the way the service works. We spoke …

11 Nov 2021


St George’s Healthcare Assistant featured at COP26 exhibition on sustainability in the NHS

A Healthcare Assistant from St George’s Hospital – the first Trust in England to introduce a carbon neutral patient menu – will be featured in the COP26 climate change conference this week.

1 Nov 2021


“Black history means so much to me” – interview with Reverend Pauline Dawkins

To mark Black History Month we’re asking some of our staff members to share their thoughts on what it means to them. We had a chat with Reverend Pauline Dawkins, Healthcare Chaplain at St George’s and acting Chair of our BAME staff network, to find out more about her background and …

25 Oct 2021


“I wanted to become a governor because I believe passionately in the NHS and its founding principles” – Interview with Shalu Kanal, Governor

As part of our series of interviews getting to know the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Shalu Kanal. Shalu represents the borough of Wandsworth on our council of governors. The Trust’s governors play an important role in representing the interest of our members and the local communities we serve. If …

22 Oct 2021


Eight out of ten kidney patients support proposal for new renal unit at St George’s

Almost eight out of ten kidney patients across south west London and Surrey support a proposal to improve kidney care by building a new specialist unit at St George’s hospital, according to figures released today. Instead of continuing to have inpatient kidney care at St Helier and St George’s hospitals, …

20 Oct 2021


Tooting dad to cycle 700km in memory of son Leo, for St George’s Hospital

A Tooting dad, whose seven-month-old son Leo sadly died this year, has raised a whopping £65000 for the neonatal unit at St George’s hospital. James Kennedy, and his team of Lions, will be setting off on an epic charity cycle ride on Monday (18 October), in memory of little Leo …

15 Oct 2021