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New site management team for St George’s

Following our new group executive team announcement in December, we have now appointed to the site management team at St George’s. The team will be responsible for the day to day running and operational decision making of St George’s and its services, working closely with their counterparts at Epsom and …
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14 Jan 2022


Vaccines are the greatest gift this Christmas

The greatest gift this Christmas is being vaccinated against Covid-19 to protect yourselves and loved ones while supporting the NHS over the festive period. The Covid-19 vaccine is estimated to have saved around 127,000 lives in the UK thanks to 47.2 million people being fully vaccinated – but St George’s …
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24 Dec 2021


Great British Bake Off star officially opens new scoliosis scanner at St George’s

Bake Off star Alice Fevronia – who had scoliosis as a teenager – officially opened a new scoliosis scanner and judged a charity bake off event raising £437 at St George’s Hospital last week. Scoliosis is a condition where the spine twists and curves to the side causing a progressive …
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23 Dec 2021


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Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, visits St George’s vaccine clinic and CMDU

Wednesday 22 December was a special day for St George’s University Hospital, as our Trust was visited by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Dr Richard Jennings, Chief Medical Officer, and Robert Bleasdale, Chief Nursing Officer, gave the Secretary of State a tour around our new …
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23 Dec 2021


“We can help staff understand the things that are important for younger patients” – Interview with Josei Kobayashi from our Children and Young People’s Council

Josei Kobayashi, 15, is one of the founding members of our Children and Young People’s Council at St George’s. The council was established in January 2021 as a way for patients aged 10-18 to have their say and help improve our children and young people’s services. We met with Josei …
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20 Dec 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Keep Calm and Carry On

This episode follows the stories of three people and was filmed in 2019, before the covid-19 pandemic.
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14 Dec 2021


Find the best place to get treatment this winter

Our Emergency Department at St George’s will always be there for anyone who needs care, but this winter, we want to make sure patients know how to access quicker, safer treatment in the right environment. A lot of patients visit our Emergency Department without being aware of the other healthcare …
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10 Dec 2021


Former journalist urges south Londoners to join vaccine studies and end the COVID-19 pandemic

A retired journalist is urging south Londoners to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, by taking part in ongoing vaccine research into the virus. Ben, 64, who lives in Kingston upon Thames, took part in the Oxford/AstraZeneca trial of the ChAdOx1 NCoV-19 vaccine at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust …
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9 Dec 2021


St George’s, Epsom and St Helier hospitals group announces new executive team

A new executive team has been announced to lead St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospital Group from 10 January 2022.
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9 Dec 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: In The Wars

This episode follows the stories of three people and was filmed in 2019, before the covid-19 pandemic.
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9 Dec 2021


Formerly hesitant nurse appeals to everyone to get vaccinated

A formerly hesitant nurse is appealing to everyone to get their vaccines and support the NHS this winter on the one year anniversary of the covid-19 vaccine clinic launch.
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8 Dec 2021


Leading London hospital calls for Londoners to wear face coverings to protect NHS

Intensive care doctors and nurses at St George’s Hospital are backing a Mayor of London campaign to wear face coverings on public transport and help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus this winter.
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7 Dec 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Back to Square One

This episode follows the stories of three people dealing with the unpredictability of life.
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2 Dec 2021


“It’s been absolutely brilliant to talk to staff on the ground again” – our governors visit St George’s to meet with staff

After over eighteen months, the Trust’s Governors recently paid visits to St George’s to meet with staff and receive tours of a wide range of wards and departments, including our Emergency Department and our newly refurbished Cardiac Catheter Labs. Our Governors, who represent the interest of our members and the …
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1 Dec 2021


Project inspired by Covid-19 vaccination success launches to help men understand health warning signs

An innovative project has been launched to help men spot warning signs about their health – with the first event held at a church after Sunday service.
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30 Nov 2021