News and events


BJM win for St George’s Midwife

Congratulations to Debs Livermore on winning first prize in the ‘Innovation in practice’ category at the British Journal of Midwifery awards earlier this month. Debs was short-listed for her work in developing the High Dependency Unit on our Delivery Suite at St George’s. Before the current unit was established, many …

28 Feb 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lost for Words

Tonight’s episode – Lost for Words – features 54-year-old Richard who arrives in resus suffering symptoms of a suspected stroke.

27 Feb 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department Stroke trauma tumour


Cold weather this week

It is extremely cold today (Monday 26 February), with a high risk of icy conditions and heavy snow over the coming week as well. We are not expecting major disruption to the hospital and community services we provide – and all patients should attend for their appointments as planned. As a precaution, however, we …

26 Feb 2018


Home monitoring of blood pressure in pregnant women study published

A study into the safe monitoring of blood pressure in pregnant women at home has been published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology medical journal today (Friday 23 February). Dr Asma Khalil, Senior Author and Consultant Obstetrician at St George’s, led the project after having the idea as a junior …

23 Feb 2018 | Tags: blood pressure Consultant Obstetrician HaMpton app HSJ Award technology


St George’s made official centre for innovative stroke procedure

Last week, NHS England confirmed that St George’s is now an officially designated centre for the use of mechanical thrombectomy – an innovative new treatment

23 Feb 2018 | Tags: mechanical thrombectomy neuro-radiology Stroke


St George’s signs the Armed Forces Covenant

St George’s Hospital Chairman, Gillian Norton, yesterday (Tuesday 20 February) welcomed representatives of the Armed Forces to St George

21 Feb 2018



New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Out of the Fire

Tonight’s episode – Out of the Fire – features Sufia, 5, who is rushed to A&E with head and scalp injuries after being dragged under a car on her way to school.

13 Feb 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department trauma


Young patient unveils logo for our new Blue Sky Centre

A young patient whose design was chosen as the logo of our new Blue Sky Centre for Children and Young People’s Ambulatory Care recently came in to St George’s to unveil the logo.

9 Feb 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Collision Course

The new episode – Collision Course – airs tonight (Tuesday 6 February) and features four-year-old Elliott.

6 Feb 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus


Staff appreciation awards – public vote now open!

We have shortlisted three members of staff – and their teams – who have made a lifesaving difference to patients over the past 12 months; and we want you to choose your favourite!

5 Feb 2018 | Tags: awards lifesaver St George's Hospital Charity staff Staff Appreciation Awards


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Shelter from the Storm

Tonight’s episode – Shelter from the Storm – displays the strengths of single parenthood and how families unite in the toughest times.

30 Jan 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE. emergency department 24 hours in A&E a&e ED resus


New diabetes inpatient service at St George’s

A new service to improve care for inpatients with diabetes has launched this month at St George’s. The new service – led by Dr Ken Earle, Consultant Diabetologist, and Orleas Mullings, Lead Nurse for Diabetes and Endocrinology – will help ensure diabetes specialist nurses have dedicated time to provide expert …

26 Jan 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Unconditional Love

Tonight’s episode – Unconditional Love – displays the strengths of unconditional love whether there are blood ties or not.

23 Jan 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department


Surgeons rebuild face of junior doctor injured by horse

Surgeons at St George’s have rebuilt the face of junior doctor Elizabeth Calton, who was severely injured whilst out riding her horse.

18 Jan 2018