News and events

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Leading by Example…

69-year-old Mark is rushed to St George’s after collapsing playing tennis. 56-year-old Shiragha is brought into resus with shortness of breath, whilst 26-year-old Harry comes into A&E after clashing heads with another player at football.

28 May 2021

Information for patients: parking extremely limited at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals

Due to ongoing improvement works at both St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals, car parking spaces are extremely limited. We would encourage anyone who is planning to drive to either St George’s or Queen Mary’s to consider using public transport instead. The decrease in the number of car parking spaces …

26 May 2021

“It’s vital for staff to have that representation” – Interview with Marlene Johnson, Staff Governor

We have been meeting with our governors to learn more about the important role they play at the Trust. Marlene Johnson has been one of our staff governors since 2019, representing nursing and midwifery staff, and is Head of Nursing for Renal, Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care at the Trust. …

25 May 2021

Patient praises St George’s for care during the pandemic

Patient Latha was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Following a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Latha (pictured right) has been under the care of the oncology team at St George’s for the last eight years. In September 2020, her routine ultrasound scan detected an abnormality, and after a biopsy she …

25 May 2021

New interventional radiology day case and recovery unit opens at St George’s

A new facility to care for patients undergoing interventional radiology (IR) procedures has opened at St George’s Hospital. The new unit will open to patients from today (Monday, 17 May), and provides the Trust with a dedicated space for day case and inpatients before and after their IR procedures. The …

17 May 2021

St George’s Covid-19 vaccination clinic

The Covid-19 vaccine clinic at St George’s Hospital will be offering a walk-service for eligible patients to receive their first or second dose of the vaccine. Our clinic is currently offering the Covid-19 booster vaccine by appointment only. If you are eligible to receive the booster you should have been …

14 May 2021

“Supporting children and young people is so important right now.”

Dr Luci Etheridge is a Consultant Paediatrician at St George’s, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Trust. Dr Etheridge has spoken to Channel 5 news about the challenges children and young people face at the moment – which has led to some developing eating disorders and, in the most …

12 May 2021

“I think St George’s response showed the NHS at its very best” – Interview with Dr Adil Akram, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Dr Adil Akram, who represents the borough of Wandsworth. He spoke to us about his lifelong connection with St George’s as well as why he thinks local people should become members and get more involved with …

27 Apr 2021

St George’s Day film marks pandemic response

To coincide with St George’s Day, St George’s Hospital has today released a short film marking the efforts of staff and local people over the past 12 months. You watch the film below or on our YouTube channel. Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the hospital, and the communities …

23 Apr 2021

Baby Surgeons: Delivering Miracles – St George’s new TV series

The extraordinary work of St George’s fetal medicine, neonatal and maternity units will be in the spotlight this month, as our brand new three-part documentary series, Baby Surgeons: Delivering Miracles, starts on Channel 4.

21 Apr 2021

New Children and Young People’s Council set up at St George’s

A new Children and Young People’s Council has been set up at St George’s Hospital to enable young patients to support each other, and provide input into hospital decisions affecting children and young people The Children and Young People’s Council met for the first time earlier this year, and is …

20 Apr 2021

How the NHS and care services use your information

St George’s is one of many organisations working in the health and care system to improve care for patients and the public. Whenever you use a health or care service, such as attending Accident & Emergency or using Community Care services, important information about you is collected in a patient …

19 Apr 2021

‘24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’ wins TV Award

24 Hours in A&E has won the Best Brand-Driven Format Award at the annual International Format Awards for a special collaboration with the British Heart Foundation ’24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’.

16 Apr 2021

Urgent care pilot extended at Queen Mary’s Hospital

People with injuries such as burns, sprains, broken bones, cuts, bruises and wounds can continue to be seen conveniently and locally at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, as a pilot urgent care service is extended for a further six months. The service offers appointments with emergency practitioners (nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics) …

12 Apr 2021

Tooting Health Centre: Temporary phone line fault (Thursday 8 April)

Tooting Health Centre is currently experiencing a fault with incoming and outgoing calls.

8 Apr 2021