News and events

“Being a governor is a phenomenal learning experience” – Interview with Padraig Belton, Governor

We have been speaking to the Trust’s governors to learn about the role they play and why they wanted to get more involved with St George’s. Padraig Belton, who represents the rest of England on our Council of Governors, told us what inspired him to become a governor and what …

25 Jun 2021

Notice for our pregnant patients in labour: usual service has resumed

Our maternity unit has resumed usual service after a busier than usual 24 hours.

Pregnant patients who think they are in labour no longer need to call for advice before attending St George’s Hospital.

Thank you for your support and cooperation during this busy time.

21 Jun 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lasting Legacy…

93-year-old Sir Robert is rushed to St George’s with a dangerously low heart rate after experiencing dizziness and confusion at home. Meanwhile, in ED Injuries 29-year-old Brad has come to A&E after crushing his finger at work. Severe haemophiliac Tom walks into Resus for urgent attention after falling off his bike.

21 Jun 2021

Proposal to improve care for kidney patients published

A proposal to improve care for kidney patients put forward by leading renal clinicians from St George’s and St Helier hospitals will be discussed later this month. The clinicians’ proposal, to improve the outcome and experience for renal patients who need inpatient care and more specialised support, will be discussed at a Committees-in-Common on 22 …

18 Jun 2021

Carbon cut from the menu at St George’s

Mitie and apetito announce innovations to cut carbon from the menu at St George’s during Nutrition and Hydration Week 2021.

18 Jun 2021

AI breast cancer screening project wins government funding for NHS trial

The project, which will involve clinicians from St George’s, builds on previous research which showed that artificial intelligence could be as effective as human radiologists in spotting breast cancer from X-ray images.

16 Jun 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Someone To Talk To…

76-year-old Basil is rushed to A&E with a deep cut to his head after falling down some stairs at home. Delrose brings her 5-year-old daughter Robyn into the paediatric department after getting a large splinter lodged in her bottom. 51-year-old Alexandra is in ED injuries with a lump on her shoulder that’s developed since having a fall 5 weeks prior.

14 Jun 2021

St George’s staff take part in special thank you tournament organised by AFC Wimbledon Foundation

  Over 200 staff from St George’s Hospital took part in a specially arranged football tournament on Sunday, 13 June. The event –run by the AFC Wimbledon Foundation and supported by St George’s Hospital Charity – was held to thank and celebrate St George’s staff for their efforts over the …

14 Jun 2021

St George’s staff star in Inside Out London portrait exhibition

St George’s staff featured in a portrait exhibition launched across Tower Bridge Road today (Sunday 13 June).

The Inside Out London project includes 3000 black and white portraits London’s heroes – including key workers and school children – who have made a difference to their local areas during the pandemic to celebrate the UEFA EURO 2020 Championships.

13 Jun 2021

New Surgery Treatment Centre to open at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton

A new NHS surgery treatment centre constructed in less than four months on the Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton site will start treating patients on Monday, 14 June. The new centre has been set up in direct response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to longer waiting times for some …

10 Jun 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Sacrifice

In a year of so much loss due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this episode reflects on the sacrifices we make for the people we love.

7 Jun 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Leading by Example…

69-year-old Mark is rushed to St George’s after collapsing playing tennis. 56-year-old Shiragha is brought into resus with shortness of breath, whilst 26-year-old Harry comes into A&E after clashing heads with another player at football.

28 May 2021

Information for patients: parking extremely limited at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals

Due to ongoing improvement works at both St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals, car parking spaces are extremely limited. We would encourage anyone who is planning to drive to either St George’s or Queen Mary’s to consider using public transport instead. The decrease in the number of car parking spaces …

26 May 2021

“It’s vital for staff to have that representation” – Interview with Marlene Johnson, Staff Governor

We have been meeting with our governors to learn more about the important role they play at the Trust. Marlene Johnson has been one of our staff governors since 2019, representing nursing and midwifery staff, and is Head of Nursing for Renal, Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care at the Trust. …

25 May 2021

Patient praises St George’s for care during the pandemic

Patient Latha was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Following a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Latha (pictured right) has been under the care of the oncology team at St George’s for the last eight years. In September 2020, her routine ultrasound scan detected an abnormality, and after a biopsy she …

25 May 2021