News and Events


Second summer scorcher set for south London

Doctors and nurses are giving advice to local communities to stay safe in the hot weather as temperatures rise once again for a second summer scorcher this week. As temperatures are set to reach 36 degrees, the UK Health Security Agency has once again declared a heat health alert as …

11 Aug 2022


The South East Genomics Autumn Festival is soon approaching!

Speakers will provide an overview of how the latest developments in genomics are impacting cancer care and share their expertise on different cancer genomics pathways and the tests available. Register now via Eventbrite and please share with your networks as the event is open to all health professionals, patients and members …

9 Aug 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: You are not alone

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh series following patients treated at St George’s in South West London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode follows the stories of people …

8 Aug 2022


Local mums invited to support Group B strep vaccine study to help protect new-born babies

Researchers at St George’s Hospital are inviting pregnant women to help study a new vaccine that aims to protect babies from potentially life-threatening Group B streptococcus. St George’s Vaccine Institute Centre for Neonatal and Paediatric Infection has specific expertise in facilitating clinical vaccine trials for maternal and neonatal care, and …

5 Aug 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A love like no other

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh series following patients treated at St George’s in South West London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode explores the strong …

1 Aug 2022


Hepatitis C-ya later as new mobile testing unit reaches out to at risk people in south west London

A new mobile community liver health bus is taking important steps to eradicate Hepatitis C in south west London. The bus will be taking its maiden voyage this week to coincide with World Hepatitis Day and will offer testing and treatment of the virus to those who do not have …

28 Jul 2022


Young patient beats cancer for his birthday

St George’s cancer patient Patrick McCarthy celebrated his tenth birthday in style by ringing the end of treatment bell. Patrick was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in January 2019. ALL is the most common type of leukaemia in children, with about 450 to 500 new cases diagnosed in the …

26 Jul 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: An Education in Happiness

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh 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 – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. …

25 Jul 2022


COVID-19 vaccine study calls on south London pregnant women to help build upon booster dose guidance

  Preg-CoV Study compares different doses of approved booster vaccines in pregnant women It will provide robust data that could shape national and international guidelines Participants are closely monitored and will have a 24-hour phone line to their study team An ongoing national COVID-19 vaccine study is urging more pregnant …

21 Jul 2022


BBC documentary on vaccine hesitancy features St George’s experts

St George’s features in a BBC Two documentary, Unvaccinated, looking at vaccine hesitancy this week.

21 Jul 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Something Changed

Filmed in the autumn of 2020, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh  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 – a place where stories of life, …

18 Jul 2022


Celebrating Black Leaders’ Awareness Day across St George’s, Epsom and St Helier’s hospital group

Monday 18 July is the annual national Black Leaders’ Awareness Day. It’s a day to inspire young black people to go for opportunities for career progression, and to also raise awareness for increased diversity in leadership positions. Below are just a few of the incredible black leaders from across the …

18 Jul 2022


Help shape the future of our hospitals: Join a public workshop to help develop our new strategy

Join a public workshop to help develop our new strategy.

18 Jul 2022


Community nurses visit hundreds of high-risk people as temperatures soar

Frontline staff from across the St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group are advising local people on how to stay safe in the heat and how to access care when needed.

15 Jul 2022


Another UK first for St George’s Hospital’s latest sustainability efforts: the ‘catalytic converter for gas and air’

Dental patients and women in labour will be given ‘green gas and air’ at St George’s hospital, reducing pain on the planet as well as during childbirth and tooth extractions. In a UK first, St George’s University Hospital is investing in a device in its dental unit dubbed the ‘catalytic …

14 Jul 2022