St George’s Hospital Charity fundraiser chosen to perform Wimbledon coin toss

Earlier this year, the Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, invited residents of Merton and Wandsworth to nominate inspirational young people who had gone above and beyond to care for their friends, family and communities during the pandemic. Two young people from …
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12 Jul 2022

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lessons in life

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh 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 every day. …
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11 Jul 2022

Staying safe in the sun

We want everyone to enjoy the weather – but there are things you can do to stay well.
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8 Jul 2022

St George’s consultants bring paediatric care closer to home with Together Clinics

Consultants at St George’s University Hospital in Tooting are helping to transform children’s healthcare in Wandsworth by getting involved in specialist Together Clinics that have been set up in GP practices in the area. Children are seen by a consultant and their GP – Together – speeding up treatment, reducing …
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1 Jul 2022

Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chief Executive of Moderna Stéphane Bancel visit St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London hosted Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, for a visit this week (Wednesday 22 June).
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24 Jun 2022

Advice for patients and visitors during rail strikes on 21, 23 and 25 June

In light of this week’s rail and tube strikes, we would like to let our patients and visitors know that our services remain unaffected and will be open. All scheduled appointments and services will be running as usual. If you are visiting us, please leave plenty of time to get …
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20 Jun 2022

Success in transplants provides a lifeline for sickle cell patients

A sickle cell patient has been given ‘a new lease of life’ after having a rare haematopoietic stem cell transplant to treat her chronic illness at St George’s University Hospital. 43-year-old Anusjka Regis-Etumnu has battled with sickle cell disease her entire life, with her parents discovering she had it when …
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19 Jun 2022

Mitie staff at St George’s: 20 – 26 June

St George’s is encouraging members of the public to continue to seek hospital care when required while Mitie staff – including cleaners and caterers – take industrial action as additional resources have been put in place to support teams during this time to continue to provide services safely and mitigate …
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17 Jun 2022

Celebrating St George’s Professor Indranil Chakravorty being awarded MBE

Congratulations are due for Professor Indranil Chakravorty who has been awarded an MBE for his enormous contributions to healthcare as part of the Queen’s platinum jubilee honours. Professor Chakravorty is a very accomplished man, being: Chair of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin; a Consultant Physician at St George’s …
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17 Jun 2022

St George’s mother helped save the life of her premature baby with Kangaroo Care

Elsie Dutton’s family had an agonising wait before they could hold her, but it was worth the delay. The Duttons are now thrilled to have premature Elsie home from St George’s Hospital, where she spent her first five months battling for life. The family’s hugs have extra significance for Elsie …
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15 Jun 2022

24 Hours in A&E compilation episode: Always by your side

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 …
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13 Jun 2022

Springer publish St George’s consultants Renal Cancer book

St George’s consultants Mehran Afshar and Chris Anderson’s new book on Renal Cancer has been published by one of the most prestigious publishers in the world, Springer. ‘Renal Cancer: Current Status and Innovations’ includes useful information on the fundamental basics and latest diagnostic and treatment techniques for Renal Cancer. With …
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10 Jun 2022

Research finds endurance exercise could impact body’s largest artery differently in men and women

Older male athletes could be at higher risk of heart and circulatory diseases than female competitors of a similar age, according to new research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) conference in Manchester. The study, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), …
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7 Jun 2022

Public urged to use NHS services wisely as south west London saddles up for Jubilee and Derby weekend

Please do not visit A&E unless it is an emergency – that’s the message from St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group as it gears up for a very busy bank holiday of Jubilee celebrations and one of the world’s biggest horse-racing festivals.
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1 Jun 2022

St George’s Covid Medicines Delivery Unit within the best in the country

St George’s CMDU team proudly welcomed the Antivirals and Therapeutics Taskforce from the Department of Health and Social Care last Thursday (26 May) to discuss their day-to-day experience working in the unit, case studies and what worked well.
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31 May 2022