News and events

St George’s cardiac surgery service is safe, but further improvements are needed 

The cardiac surgery service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is safe, but further improvements are needed, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has confirmed in an inspection report published today (Thursday, 6 December).

6 Dec 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: To have and to hold…

This episode – To have and to hold – focuses on stories of triumph in the face of adversity.

3 Dec 2018

Macmillan Cancer Support and St George’s celebrate improved cancer care in south west London

Patients and staff came together last week (22 November) to celebrate the achievements of a three-year programme to provide an excellent experience of care for people affected by cancer at St George’s Hospital. Macmillan has invested £1.7 million since 2015 to help support patients during what can be an overwhelming and …

30 Nov 2018

Maternal fetal medicine team win international award

The maternal fetal medicine team at St George’s, led by Professor Asma Khalil, won an award at the 28th World Congress of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology last month.

28 Nov 2018

Dr Ranj gets a Strictly surprise from our Play Room!

The Play Room team at St George’s, along with some of our younger patients, made Strictly Come Dancing star and St George’s doctor, Dr Ranj, his very own glitterball trophy.

28 Nov 2018

St George’s supports EU staff by paying settled status costs

St George’s announced that any member of our EU staff who applies to remain in the UK as part of the EU Settlement Scheme will be fully reimbursed the costs by the Trust.

28 Nov 2018

World surgical first for trauma and orthopaedics

Our trauma and orthopaedic team at St George’s became the first in the world to use the new Stryker T2A femoral nail equipment earlier this month.

27 Nov 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Inside Out…

In this episode – Inside Out – we see 24-year-old Samuel being rushed to A&E after crashing his motorbike and being thrown into the road.

26 Nov 2018

St George’s launches films to prepare patients for surgery

People who are due to have surgery at St George’s can now watch three short films and an animation beforehand to help them prepare.

21 Nov 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Mother’s Courage

This episode – Mother’s Courage – focuses on a Mother’s role in different family units.

19 Nov 2018

Trust brings in new cardiac surgeon to lead service at St George’s

St George’s has brought in a new cardiac surgeon, Mr Steven Livesey, from outside the organisation to provide leadership for the service.

19 Nov 2018

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

The first episode of the sixteenth series of 24 Hours in A&E – Value of Life – airs tonight (Monday 12 November) at 9pm on Channel 4.

12 Nov 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e Emergency Department

The future of St George’s (2019-2024) – give your views

We’re developing a new clinical strategy (2019-2024) for St George’s. It will be agreed in March 2019, and will drive everything we do going forward – from the range of healthcare services we provide, to how we invest our resources. Following initial events in July, we are holding a second …

5 Nov 2018

Three St George’s consultants named in Progress 1000

Three St George’s consultants were named in the prestigious Evening Standard Progress 1000, made up of the top 1000 most influential people in London.

22 Oct 2018 | Tags: Evening Standard London influence Progress 1000

Baby who survives after heart stops beating for 22 minutes turns one

A baby born more than three months prematurely, and whose heart stopped beating for 22 minutes in emergency surgery at five days old, celebrates her first birthday today (17 October).

17 Oct 2018