News and events


Sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Love through the ages”

The RTS award-winning documentary series follows patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode focuses on the changing nature of relationships between parents …

7 Jun 2017


Isabella gives the greatest gift

When Isabella turned nine years old, she decided to donate all her birthday presents to the children staying in our paediatric wards.

6 Jun 2017 | Tags: children donation gifts paediatric wards play room play specialist play team


Ellis Pullinger appointed St George’s new Chief Operating Officer

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Ellis Pullinger as its new Chief Operating Officer. Ellis is currently Assistant Chief Executive at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, a position he has held since April 2016. Prior to this he was Divisional Director of Operations for the Trust’s Division …

5 Jun 2017


St George’s shortlisted for a Sustainable Cities Award

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been nominated for a Sustainable Cities Award.

1 Jun 2017 | Tags: st george's hospital staff health and wellbeing Sustainable Cities Award


The Body and the Healing – a new art exhibition at St George’s

A new art exhibition is set to be unveiled in the Ingredients Restaurant, 1st Floor, Lanesborough Wing at St George’s. ‘The Body and the Healing’ will be on show from 18:00 on Tuesday 6 June until Sunday 18 June and features work from a range of artists. The exhibition has been kindly supported by St George’s Hospital …

31 May 2017


24 Hours in A&E returns with new series

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a thirteenth series tonight (Wednesday 31 May) at 9pm on Channel 4.

31 May 2017


HMP Wandsworth launches major recruitment campaign

A recruitment campaign is under way for adult and mental health nurses and pharmacy technicians to join the country’s second largest prison.

31 May 2017 | Tags: HMP Wandsworth NHS Jobs nursing nursing jobs Offender Healthcare


RCN Award win for St George’s staff member

On Saturday 13 May, the Royal College of Nursing held their annual congress and awards ceremony, and one St George’s member of staff took home one of the prestigious prizes! Nicki Parry, a Practice Educator at Balham Health Centre who has recently joined the Trust, won the award for Learning Representative of the …

26 May 2017


International Nurses Day winners announced

It was a day of celebration on Friday 12 May as nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants gathered at St George’s Hospital for our annual International Nurses Day Awards ceremony. There were presentations, dance breaks, sing-a-longs, and the all-important awards – presented by Avey Bhatia, our Chief Nurse and Director of …

19 May 2017


St George’s receives epilepsy research grant

St George’s has been awarded one of seven new research grants to advance our understanding of epilepsy.

Epilepsy Research UK has funded the 12-month pilot scheme – ‘recording brain activity using electrodes placed in the nose’ – at St George’s to assess a new minimally invasive method to monitor brain activity.

19 May 2017 | Tags: award consultant neurologist epilepsy grant national epilepsy week Research


St George’s welcomes President of the Scoliosis Research Society

Professor Kenneth Cheung, the President of the Scoliosis Research Society, today (Friday 19 May) paid a visit to St George’s to speak at a special symposium on the treatment of paediatric scoliosis deformity. Professor Cheung, who became the first non-American President of the Scoliosis Research Society last October, currently heads …

19 May 2017 | Tags: Professor Kenneth Cheung scoliosis Scoliosis Research Society St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Important information regarding NHS cyber-attack: St George’s not affected

Trust emails were suspended temporarily as a precaution, however we can confirm they are now restored to normal.

14 May 2017


Public events about death, dying and bereavement: 8-10 May

St George’s is proud to be involved with Dying Matters Awareness Week and there are four events that patients and the public can attend. The aim of the week is to help people talk more openly about death, dying and bereavement, and the theme this year is What Can You …

2 May 2017 | Tags: Dying Matters Awareness Week end of life care


Team of 22 save woman and her unborn baby at St George’s

A 22 strong team has saved the life of a mother and her unborn baby after a major heart and aortic defect was detected during screening.

2 May 2017 | Tags: caesarean cardiac emergency Intensive care neonatal unit surgery


Dr Mark Hamilton awarded a GenerationQ fellowship

Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement and Clinical Transformation at St George’s, Dr Mark Hamilton, has been selected for the Health Foundation’s GenerationQ leadership programme. He is one of 18 senior health care professionals in the UK to join the prestigious fellowship, designed to develop a new generation of skilled and …

28 Apr 2017 | Tags: Associate Medical Director Dr Mark Hamilton GenerationQ leadership Medical Director senior health care