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A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Flesh and Blood”

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold …

21 Feb 2017


Gillian Norton appointed Chair of St George’s

Gillian Norton has been appointed as the new Chair of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

17 Feb 2017 | Tags: appointment Chair Council of Governors leadership


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E ‘Catch me if I fall’

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss …

14 Feb 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Carpe Diem”

34 year old Niki is airlifted to St George’s after crashing into another rider during a charity bike ride between London and Brighton. He was found unconscious and unresponsive by race volunteers, his friend Chris was ahead of him in the race when the accident happened “when I got to one of the stopping points…I heard about the accident…I was thinking this has got to be one of the worst things that could possibly ever happen, he was unconscious and he’d been airlifted off to hospital.”

7 Feb 2017


New governors elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors

We are pleased to welcome four new public governors who have been elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors following the recent elections. Governors have an important role in making foundation trusts better for patients and staff. They hold non-executive directors to account for the performance of the Board, and …

6 Feb 2017


Success for St George’s renal transplant team

The renal transplant team at St George’s Hospital has recently been praised in two separate peer reviews of the service. Each year, the carry out over 130 kidney transplants, with 480 patients attending our transplant clinic for care after surgery. The team has been recognised as providing good care, clear …

1 Feb 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “TREE OF LIFE”

84-year-old Neil is rushed to St Georges after falling down the stairs at home. His wife Jenny describes finding him at the bottom of the stairs and reflects on the shock of realising their life may never be the same again. Orthopaedic Registrar Rob is called to resus to assess Neil’s injuries and is concerned that he has a severe shoulder dislocation. Dr Rob highlights the difficulties of treating elderly patients because of their physical vulnerability. He tells us that the lesson he has learnt is ‘when treating trauma in the elderly, expect the unexpected.’

31 Jan 2017


Marie-Noelle Orzel to start as Improvement Director at St George’s

Marie-Noelle Orzel is to take up the post of Improvement Director at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  She will take up her new role at St George’s on an interim basis from 13 February 2017. As Improvement Director, Marie-Noelle will help St George’s in delivering improvements to the …

30 Jan 2017


St George’s rated best training unit in London for paediatric doctors

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as the best training unit in the Capital for paediatric doctors by the London School of Paediatrics, on behalf of Health Education England.

30 Jan 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24hrs in A&E “Flying Solo”

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss …

24 Jan 2017


New scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer, including patients at St George’s, get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure …

19 Jan 2017 | Tags: cancer Macmillan Macmillan Cancer Support Move More Wandsworth people living with cancer Wandsworth


A sneak peek in to tonight’s 17 Jan 24hrs in A& E episode “Made of Steel”

This episode focuses on the family bonds that carry people through tough times.

64 year old Mohammed is rushed to St George’s after being hit by a pizza delivery motorbike. Consultant Will is concerned he may have a pelvic fracture, which could seriously affect his mobility and if the fracture hits a major artery, can be life threatening. His son Tom went to see his father at the scene of the accident and followed his father to St Georges to be by his side. Tom reflects ‘when you are younger you think your Dad is superhuman. When this happens, you realise he isn’t invincible…’

17 Jan 2017


Premature babies at St George’s benefit from state of the art incubators

Our neonatal team now has two brand new incubators which have been paid for through charitable funds.

17 Jan 2017 | Tags: Charity First Touch incubators neonatal premature


Read a sneak peek in tonight’s Tuesday 10th episode of “you raise me up”

This episode focuses on how love can pull you through the hardest of times. 54 year old Michelle is airlifted to St George’s after being involved in a car crash with her husband in Surrey. Their daughter Toni had just left them when she heard about the accident “we ran …

10 Jan 2017


Radiology department hosts Recruitment Open Day at St George’s

The radiology department will open its doors for a special open day on Saturday 28 January from 10am – 3pm at St George’s Hospital.

9 Jan 2017 | Tags: breast imaging service development diagnostics jobs mammographers open day radiographers radiography radiology recruitment Rose Centre sonographers

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