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Hospital Group CEO who ‘nearly died’ from flu urges NHS staff to get jabbed

“I thought I would die,” said hospital Group CEO Jacqueline Totterdell, in an emotional video appeal to staff to get vaccinated. The former paediatric nurse – who has worked for the NHS for 40 years – spent three weeks in hospital in 2019 when she fell seriously ill with flu. …
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13 Oct 2022


Cancer patient thanks St George’s staff through song

St George’s cancer patient Ayla Hill recently returned to St George’s and performed a song to St George’s nurses to thank them for their kindness and care throughout her treatment. Ayla wrote the song ‘Liquid Gold’ whilst receiving chemotherapy for bowel cancer at St George‘s this summer (lyrics to the …
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11 Oct 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Time To Care

Filmed in the autumn of 2020, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty ninth 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 …
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10 Oct 2022


St George’s nurse awarded for her work empowering international nurses

A Bajan ‘role model’ nurse at St George’s has been recognised for supporting international colleagues who are settling into the UK and working life in Tooting. Juliann has been selected as a Rising Star by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in London as part of their Black History Month …
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6 Oct 2022


Meet our Physician Associates, as awareness week gets under way!

It’s Physician Associate Awareness Week – and to mark the occasion, we’ve spoken to staff about their jobs and what they most enjoy about them. You may not have heard of a Physician Associate – or PA – before, but they play an important role in our teams. PAs are …
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6 Oct 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Falling Down

Filmed before the coronavirus pandemic, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a Twenty Ninth 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 …
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3 Oct 2022


“It gives us hope for the future” as event celebrates kids who have beaten cancer

Former and current paediatric cancer patients came together to reunite with the doctors, nurses and therapists who treated them at a special event to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month at St George’s this week. The event aimed to raise awareness, celebrate those who have beaten cancer and those who are …
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30 Sep 2022


Annual Members meeting 2022 a success!

St George’s held its Annual Members’ Meeting earlier this week and it was a great success. The event included a reception beforehand where people were able to have their blood pressure and glucose tested or to get a Flu vaccination. Our patient simulation team also demonstrated their expertise and there …
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29 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Amy from our paediatric oncology team

Amy Nolan is an advanced nurse practitioner looking after the paediatric oncology patients at St George’s Hospital on Pinckney ward and PICU. Amy shares why it’s important to raise awareness of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. She’s proud to be part of the paediatric oncology team who all work together to …
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29 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Rachel Barrett to learn about nutrition and childhood cancer

It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to bring about awareness, St George’s are profiling just a few of the many incredible members of staff that are involved in paediatric cancer journeys. How long have you worked at St George’s Hospital? I have worked at St Georges for 14 years.  Prior …
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28 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Ilaria Piretta sharing her passion for our paediatric cancer patients

It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to bring about awareness, St George’s are profiling just a few of the many incredible members of staff that are involved in paediatric cancer journeys. How long have you worked at St George’s Hospital? I have been working at St. George’s Hospital since November …
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28 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Dr Emma Sage

It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to bring about awareness, St George’s are profiling just a few of the many incredible members of staff that are involved in paediatric cancer journeys. Meet Dr Emma Sage, Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Oncology Shared Care Lead. Emma shares some of the incredible team …
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27 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Naomi Oldrieve

The paediatric oncology shared care team consists of doctors, nurses, dieticians, psychologists, social workers, play specialists, therapy services and community nurses. However, this is just to name a few of the members. It can be an emotional journey at times and the support that this multi-disciplinary team gives both during …
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23 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Meet Sarah Flood, Paediatric Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Our Paediatric Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner Sarah Flood, shares how we do our best to support our children with cancer, and provide them with a support network, tailored and specialised care, and a helping hand when times get tough for our patients and their families. Tell me about your team …
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21 Sep 2022


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Shining a spotlight on our paediatric psychology service

It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and we’re shining a spotlight on all of the different teams that help make a difference to our youngest cancer patients. Dr Sara Latif is one of our Clinical Psychologists and works in our paediatric psychology service. She shares the importance of Cancer Awareness month, …
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21 Sep 2022