News and events


St George’s helps to increase hepatitis C testing

St George’s viral hepatitis team is working in partnership with homeless charity, Spear, to progress the hepatitis C (HCV) elimination initiative, which aims to eradicate the virus by 2025. Since the elimination initiative started in 2016, the team at St George’s has treated and cured around 1,000 people. This month, …

21 Feb 2020


St George’s to develop collaboration with Kidney Transplant Unit in India

Our renal department has been designated a ‘sister transplant centre’ and will lend support to an emerging Indian hospital. The ‘Sister Transplant Center Program’ was set up by the International Society for Nephrology (ISN) and the Transplantation Society (TTS) to help kidney centres in developing countries. We have been partnered …

21 Feb 2020


St George’s midwife wins prestigious award!

Congratulations to Adebola Aroboto who has won the British Journal of Midwifery’s Midwife of the Year Award! The judges said Adebola’s nomination stood out ‘ahead of all others’, scoring a very impressive 38/40. Adebola, who works as a female genital mutilation (FGM) and perineal health specialist midwife at St George’s, …

19 Feb 2020


St George’s nurse called to tackle measles outbreak in Samoa

Last December, a St George’s nurse, Susanna Keiderling, went to help saves lives in Samoa where a fatal outbreak of measles was affecting thousands of people. Susanna, who works as a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinical Nurse Specialist at St George’s, was among of group of doctors and nurses who left …

19 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Circle of Life…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in one 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 …

18 Feb 2020


St George’s becomes home of new Channel 4 documentary series ‘Baby Surgeons’

Filming for a brand new series following women experiencing complex pregnancies through to birth and beyond started last month.

18 Feb 2020


Coronavirus: Information for patients

Information for patients Coronavirus is a type of virus that can cause mild respiratory or flu-like symptoms. As with flu, older people, and those with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) are more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. As patients may already be aware, …

13 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count My Blessings…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 …

11 Feb 2020


We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Director of Midwifery

Shirley Peterson will take up the position on a permanent basis when she joins the Trust in May. Shirley is currently Deputy Chief Nurse/Head of Midwifery at the Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust, a position she has held since 2017. In her current role, Shirley is also co-chair of the …

7 Feb 2020


High success rates for emergency laparotomy

The latest annual National Emergency Laparotomy Audit shows St George’s has one of the best success rates in the country for a major, potentially life-saving operation that involves opening the abdomen in an emergency. The survival rates for patients undergoing emergency laparotomy surgery at the Trust are much improved, and …

7 Feb 2020


Shining a light on our nurses and midwives: Charmaine Case

Charmaine Case has worked at St George’s for almost twenty years! She joined in 2000 as a Macmillan Breast Cancer Nurse Specialist, before moving into her current role, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Screening, in 2015. Last year, Charmaine was also appointed President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (UK) …

5 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: One of the Family

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 …

4 Feb 2020


New governors elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors

Congratulations to our six new public governors on their election to the Trust’s Council of Governors. Our Governors play an important role in representing the interest of our members and the local communities we serve. Joining the Council of Governors are: Nasir Akhtar (Merton) Nasir Javed Khan (Merton) Sandhya Drew …

4 Feb 2020


Join us for St George’s Question Time!

We’re holding a series of events for you to tell us what you think about St George’s and the services we provide. The events are a chance to meet your Governor representatives and hear from a member of our Trust Board. Everyone is welcome to attend. Our Governors play an …

28 Jan 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Because the Night…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 …

28 Jan 2020