News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Never Let Me Go…

This episode follows the stories of families who have endured life-changing tragedy, exploring how grief shapes the lives of those affected.

30 Jun 2020


Improvement works underway to upgrade our Cardiac Catheter Laboratories

Vital improvement work is now underway to improve the Cardiac Catheter Laboratories in Atkinson Morley wing at St George’s. The work involves a major refurbishment of our labs, which will ensure St George’s is equipped with the latest, state of the art diagnostic and interventional cardiology equipment. To enable the …

26 Jun 2020


Black Lives Matter

Today (Thursday 25 June), members of our Trust Board took the knee ahead of their monthly meeting in solidarity with the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and Black Lives Matter. The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on people from a BAME background, alongside recent events at home and abroad, …

25 Jun 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Someone to Lean On…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty first series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London.

23 Jun 2020


“I was asked to be a governor by the consultant who saved my life” – interview with Mia Bayles, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Mia Bayles, who represents the rest of England. Mia has been a governor since 2013 and was one of the first people elected following our move to Foundation Trust status. She told us about why she …

23 Jun 2020


Notice for those calling St George’s: temporary phone line fault resolved (Friday 19 June)

St George’s is currently experiencing a fault with incoming and outgoing calls from numbers starting 020 8725 XXX and 020 8266 XXXX where a busy tone is being received. The main switchboard number – 0208 672 1255 – has not been affected. We are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience caused in the meantime.

19 Jun 2020


New series of 24 Hours in A&E!

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty first series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. 

16 Jun 2020


St George’s breast screening patient urges others to get symptoms checked

A patient referred for breast screening at St George’s Hospital has urged others to continue seeking medical advice if they have breast concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 Jun 2020


St George’s celebrate sixth year helipad anniversary

St George’s celebrates six years since the official launch of its helipad today (29 May 2020).

29 May 2020


Praise for our Messages to Loved Ones service

In April, we launched our Messages to Loved Ones service, to help friends and family stay in touch with patients in our hospitals. We spoke to Hilde Zarter, whose husband Rolf is a patient at St George’s, about why she started to use the service and why it’s proved so …

27 May 2020


Next phase of Covid-19 vaccine trial to open for recruitment

Following successful recruitment to the Phase I/II Covid-19 vaccine trial, a Phase II/III trial is opening for recruitment this weekend. This trial is the next step in developing a vaccine to combat Covid-19. Designed and organised by the University of Oxford, the trial is being managed by researchers and clinicians at St …

22 May 2020


St George’s, University of London and St George’s Hospital lead country for coronavirus research

According to National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) data, St George’s, University of London and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are leading the country for urgent public health studies into coronavirus, alongside Southampton General Hospital. With thirteen studies being carried out on site, including trials to improve treatment, prevention and diagnosis of the disease, St …

20 May 2020


“The staff make it a special place to work” – interview with Stephen Sambrook, Governor

As well as being a volunteer at St George’s, Stephen Sambrook is one of our public governors, representing the rest of England. Stephen told us a bit more about his history with St George’s, his role as a governor and what he thinks is special about our staff. What is …

18 May 2020


Newly refurbished x-ray room in ED

We are delighted to announce that the refurbishment of our x-ray room in the emergency department (ED) at St George’s has been completed. The upgrade (pictured left) includes a new waiting area for beds; a new control room for radiographers; a new reporting room; and state-of-the-art equipment. Ian Stark, Superintendent …

15 May 2020


New Director of Midwifery appointed

The Trust is delighted to welcome Janet Bradley as our new Director of Midwifery. Janet will join us from University College London Hospital where she worked as both the Deputy Head of Midwifery and more recently the Interim Head of Midwifery. Before joining UCLH in 2017, Janet worked at Homerton …

14 May 2020