News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Pay It Forward…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third 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.

26 Jan 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: You Can’t Buy Love…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third 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.

19 Jan 2021


Key information for patients about the Covid-19 vaccine

The NHS is currently offering the Covid-19 vaccine to people most at risk from the virus. St George’s is one of 50 hospital hubs across the country that is administering the vaccine to the priority groups. The Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against …

19 Jan 2021


St George’s home-birth service has now re-started

Last month, we took the difficult decision to temporarily suspend all home-births connected with St George’s Hospital. We are pleased to confirm that we have today (Friday, 15 January) re-started our home-birth service, meaning women planning to have their baby at home, and who live in areas which the Trust …

15 Jan 2021


Past Covid-19 infection provides some immunity, but reinfections are seen after eight months  

People infected with Covid-19 in the first wave of the pandemic were 94% protected against reinfection in the second wave, a study by microbiologists at St George’s has found, although those with immunity may be vulnerable to catching the virus again. The study, led by Dr Aodhán Breathnach, Consultant Medical …

15 Jan 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count on Me…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third 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.

12 Jan 2021


Notice for those calling St George’s: Temporary phone fault resolved (Monday 4 January)

Monday 4 January, 3.15pm This issue has now been resolved. Anyone calling the hospital, including switchboard on 020 8672 1255, should get through as normal. Thank you for your patience while we worked to correct the issue. ————— Monday 4 January, 2pm St George’s is currently experiencing a fault with …

4 Jan 2021


Planned operations, outpatient appointments and diagnostic tests – update for all patients

Like all hospitals, we are seeing increased demand for our services at present, due to Covid-19 combined with a higher number of patients accessing urgent and emergency care. To ensure we can continue to provide safe and effective care for those patients that need it, we have taken the proactive decision …

23 Dec 2020


National lockdown: Stay at home

Tougher restrictions are now in place in London and across the country as part of the national lockdown announced by the government on 4 January 2021. The lockdown has been introduced following a rapid rise in Covid-19 infections attributed to the spread of a new variant of the virus. You …

21 Dec 2020


Lorraine Kelly opens new garden at St George’s

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly visited St George’s this month to officially open our new garden area outside Atkinson Morley wing, which has been transformed thanks to charitable funding.

14 Dec 2020


Landmark moment as first St George’s patient receives Covid-19 vaccination

The biggest vaccine campaign in NHS history kicked off this morning, as 60-year-old Tharmini Gopalakrishnan became the first person to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at St George’s.

8 Dec 2020


St George’s surgeons give warning as three children need surgery after swallowing magnetic balls

Between Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November, St George’s paediatric surgery team operated on three children who had magnetic balls lodged in their digestive systems.

7 Dec 2020


St George’s staff support national Covid-19 vaccine campaign

St George’s staff have been featured in posters and campaign materials which are being shared across the country to support the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination programme this week.

7 Dec 2020


St George’s one of 50 hubs for Covid-19 vaccination programme

Our staff will contact patients when it’s the right time to come forward – please don’t contact or attend the hospital to seek a vaccine before then.

6 Dec 2020


Patient dedicates new book to St George’s lymphoma team as a thank you for ‘exemplary’ care

A patient has written a book about their experience of being diagnosed with and treated for lymphoma, and dedicated it to their friends, family and our staff at St George’s.

4 Dec 2020