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Tell us why St George’s is special to you and you could win a helipad tour!

To mark St George’s day we’re asking you to tweet, Facebook or email us with your stories, poems or photos of why St George’s is special to you…

16 Apr 2015 | Tags: Celebrate competition helipad St George's St George's Day


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An emotional award for Edi

At St George’s we share a vision of improving the health of our patients and local community. We keep patients at the heart of everything that we do with our values designed to inspire our staff: Kind • Look after our patients as we would like to be looked after …

10 Apr 2015 | Tags: awards Miles Scott patient experience values


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Nick’s moonwalk to recovery

In December 2014 St George’s purchased an anti-gravity treadmill to help better treat patients like Nick. The machine is designed to enable patients to exercise at reduced gravity meaning there is less weight being placed on their injured limb. It can be set-up anywhere between 20-100% gravity with 20% being likened to walking on the moon.

7 Apr 2015 | Tags: a&e anti-gravity treadmill Motorbike physiotherapy Sky Crisis Sky1 trauma


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Looking to the future with ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on patients and families who try to look to the future, rather than dwelling on the past.

31 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E car accident major trauma


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Strong bonds forged on ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on families whose strong bonds have been forged through the worst that life can throw at them.

25 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E episode 12 Series 8 strong bonds


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Stroke patient flown to St George’s for urgent treatment

St George’s received its first hospital transfer stroke patient by air last week. Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance were called to transfer a stroke patient from the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford to St Georges Hospital last week. The patient had failed to respond to his initial treatment and needed …

24 Mar 2015 | Tags: helipad KSS Stroke thrombectomy


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St George’s to become the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for non-invasive prenatal screening

Leading London NHS trust teams up with Premaitha Health to create the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for non-invasive prenatal screening.

23 Mar 2015


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Guardian angels on ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on patients and their families who feel like a guardian angel has watched over them at a crucial time.

17 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E cancer guardian angels Paediatrics seris 8


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Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015 is here!

Find out what we’ll be doing to support this internationally renowned awareness campaign

16 Mar 2015


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John feels the wonder of the da Vinci robot

St George’s has been reported to be the hospital carrying out the highest number of partial nephrectomies using the da Vinci® Surgical System.

12 Mar 2015 | Tags: da Vinci kidney partial nephrectomy robotic surgery urology world kidney day


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St George’s tackles false fire alarms on site

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest single-site hospitals in the UK. Due to the size of our site the trust has chosen to operate under an automatic fire system which triggers an immediate call to the fire brigade when an alarm is activated. Recent …

11 Mar 2015 | Tags: false alarms fire alarms Fire Brigade new training


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Broken bones and broken relationships in ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on patients recovering from broken bones as well as broken relationships.

10 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 hours in A&E CT relationships trauma


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Flowers from the Queen delight visitors and staff

Staff at St George’s Hospital were surprised and delighted to receive a call from Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to say that Her Majesty the Queen wanted to donate some flowers to us.

5 Mar 2015 | Tags: Her Majesty Royal Family Royals St George's st george's hospital St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The Queen tooting


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More drama with ’24 Hours in A&E’ this week

We’re back for another 60-minutes of A&E drama this Wednesday at 9pm on Channel 4. This week the episode focuses on a group of women who come into the department needing treatment for a variety of illnesses and trauma.

4 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E CT scan Emergency Department spinal fractures Stroke


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St George’s trains the Sky1 TV stars at a ‘Critical’ bootcamp

Sky 1’s ‘Critical’ contacted St George’s for guidance on medical accuracy. Dr Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse in Emergency Care at St George’s offered to provide training for the 23-strong cast and crew.

3 Mar 2015 | Tags: Critical drama education filming major trauma centre Sky 1 training

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