News and events


Tooting dad to cycle 700km in memory of son Leo, for St George’s Hospital

A Tooting dad, whose seven-month-old son Leo sadly died this year, has raised a whopping £65000 for the neonatal unit at St George’s hospital. James Kennedy, and his team of Lions, will be setting off on an epic charity cycle ride on Monday (18 October), in memory of little Leo …

15 Oct 2021


Princess Michael of Kent visits St George’s Hospital to open new Maternity Memorial Garden

Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent officially opened a new Maternity Memorial Garden at St George’s Hospital yesterday (Thursday 14 October). The garden, which will serve as a quiet place for reflection for anyone affected by pregnancy or baby loss, as well as a permanent memorial to those mothers …

15 Oct 2021


St George’s AHPs Day Awards 2021: Winners Announced!

To celebrate National AHPs Day, today St George’s announced our AHPs Day Award winners. This aim behind this awards is to both celebrate, and shine a light, on just some of the outstanding work of AHPs within our organisation. It was a fantastic ceremony with lots of decorations, balloons and …

14 Oct 2021


St George’s celebrates Black History Month

  St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating the achievements of its Black staff and hosting a series events and activities throughout October to mark Black History Month. The Trust’s Black Asian and Minority Ethnic staff network – led by Chair, Reverend Pauline Dawkins – and the hospital …

14 Oct 2021


St George’s non-emergency patient transport service moves to Epsom and St Helier

In August we announced that St George’s and Epsom and St Helier Trusts have formed a group model  in order to provide more joined-up and consistent care for local patients. As part of this, non-emergency transport services for St George’s patients will move away from private provider HATS and will …

13 Oct 2021


New ‘one stop shops’ to speed up diagnosis and save lives in South West London

A community diagnostic centre or ‘one stop shop’ will be developed in south west London, so patients have more choice and can receive life-saving checks close to their homes.

8 Oct 2021


Breast screening team joins forces with ITV for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

St George’s joined forces with ITV’s Lorraine to highlight the importance of breast screening earlier today as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Wednesday 6 October).

6 Oct 2021


St George’s TV documentaries nominated for awards

Two documentaries filmed at St George’s have made it to the final nomination list for the prestigious Grierson Awards. The Grierson Awards, also known as the British Documentary Awards, is one of the biggest events in the UK documentary calendar. Baby Surgeons: Delivering Miracles and Sudden Death: My Sister’s Silent …

29 Sep 2021


St George’s one of the first to offer new lifesaving covid-19 treatment

A 17-year-old critically ill covid patient and TikTok star was one of the first in the UK to receive a ground-breaking antibody treatment at St George’s Hospital today after being approved for use just a few days ago.

24 Sep 2021


Queen Mary’s Surgery Treatment Centre hosts visit from Royal College of Surgeons President and Stephen Hammond MP

The President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Stephen Hammond, Member of Parliament for Wimbledon paid a visit to the Surgery Treatment Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital last week (Friday 17 September). The Surgery Treatment Centre, which opened its doors in June 2021, is providing surgical teams …

20 Sep 2021


Com-COV alternating vaccine schedule study for 12-to-16-year-olds launches at St George’s

Researchers at St George’s are to begin running the latest University of Oxford-led Com-COV study, looking into different COVID-19 vaccination schedules for young people aged 12 to 16.

17 Sep 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Just the Way You Are…

The award-winning 24 hours in A&E returns with a series of compilations featuring some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in South London – places where life, love and loss unfold every day.

7 Sep 2021


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

The award-winning 24 hours in A&E returns with a series of compilations featuring some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in South London – places where life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode features three patients …

31 Aug 2021


“It’s great to work with members of the public who have an interest in their local hospital” – Interview with Alex Quayle, Staff Governor

Alex Quayle works as the Lead Pharmacist for Patient Services at St George’s, and is our Staff Governor representing Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). Alex has worked at the Trust for two years and was appointed a staff governor in January 2021. He told us more about what he enjoys about …

27 Aug 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Precious Time

The award-winning 24 hours in A&E returns with a series of compilations featuring some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in South London.

24 Aug 2021