News and events
Five years ago, on his return from holiday in Vietnam, Emrose was admitted to St George’s with pneumonia. Within a week, he was diagnosed with serious kidney failure. Emrose, now 34, lives in Streatham with his wife and three young daughters. He said: “When I was first diagnosed, it was …
12 Apr 2019
The team at the Blue Sky Centre, our ambulatory care service for children and young people at St George’s, are celebrating their first year of being open full time this month. Since opening full time in April 2018, the centre has seen over 2,500 patients who would otherwise have been …
10 Apr 2019
Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer yet it’s a disease which is often overlooked and diagnosed too late. Every year over 41,500 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer and around 16,000 people die of the disease. To mark the awareness month, our Colorectal Cancer team, along with …
10 Apr 2019
World-first maternity project saves babies’ lives and reduces emergency Caesarean sections in multiple births
A pioneering project working with mothers of twins, triplets and more has reduced the number of caesarean sections and admissions to hospital during pregnancy.
5 Apr 2019
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts have shortlisted 24 Hours in A&E within the Factual Series category of this year’s awards ceremony.
The nomination is the end result of a huge amount of hard work involving our Emergency Department, plus staff and teams from across the Trust – both clinical and non-clinical.
3 Apr 2019
From Monday 1 April, friends and family can visit their loved ones at our hospitals any time between 8am-8pm, any day of the week. The extension of visiting hours at both St George’s Hospital in Tooting and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton is designed to improve the experience of patients, …
2 Apr 2019
Issy Dolby, 9, returned to dancing in January after being left paralysed from having a stroke last year.
29 Mar 2019
Professor Asma Khalil, Consultant Obstetrician at St George’s, is part of a collaborative partnership to develop quality standards for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).
26 Mar 2019
Last week (11-17 March) was Nutrition and Hydration Week, with teams across the Trust organising a variety of events and giveaways for patients, staff and visitors. The week aims to educate and engage people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and wellbeing in health and social …
20 Mar 2019
139 people in London have received a kidney transplant from a stranger in the last five years thanks to someone they didn’t know donating altruistically while they are still alive as part of the UK Kidney Sharing Scheme.
13 Mar 2019
Our trauma and orthopaedic team became the first in the UK and second in the world to use the new T2 Alpha Stryker tibial nail in February.
8 Mar 2019
St George’s is rolling out a new scheme to provide every primary and secondary school with an emergency asthma kit, which is believed to be the first initiative of its kind in London.
4 Mar 2019 | Tags: asthma
Tuesday, 19 February saw the presentation of a £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department on behalf of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. John King sadly died following treatment for a glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, at St George’s Hospital in 2016. His wife Laura King set up the …
4 Mar 2019
St George’s will be on ITV’s This Time Next Year featuring a renal transplant story at 8pm tonight, followed by 24 Hours in A&E on Channel 4 at 9pm.
26 Feb 2019
We are working with South West London Health and Care Partnership to improve the way we connect your care across south west London. Soon, healthcare professionals will be able to access your records from other NHS services when you need them to. This will make it quicker and easier for …
22 Feb 2019