News and events


CanChat: New support line for St George’s patients living with cancer

Cancer patients at St George’s can now get confidential phone support from trained volunteers. CanChat is for patients who are worried about money, work, or treatment, or would just like to talk to someone who knows what they are going through. Members of Voice, the St George’s cancer patient user …

19 Jun 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Too close for comfort…

This episode – Too close for comfort – features three patients all treated within one 24 hour period at St George’s emergency department. 

18 Jun 2019


Patient with rare genetic condition thanks St George’s for ‘miracle son’

Lauren West, 23, was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition – Fanconi anaemia – has given birth to a healthy baby boy against the odds. Having fanconi anaemia reduces the chance of having a baby to 15%, which is further reduced after having a bone marrow transplant, as Lauren did, to less than 8%.

17 Jun 2019


Dr Ranj, Charles Venn and St George’s staff raise a cuppa to launch NHS Big Tea campaign

TV’s Dr Ranj Singh and Casualty star Charles Venn joined staff at St George’s to raise a cuppa and celebrate the launch of the NHS Big Tea campaign.

14 Jun 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: I’ll stand by you…

This episode – I’ll stand by you – features stories of human compassion and kindness, in the most challenging circumstances and from the most unexpected sources.

11 Jun 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Mother’s little helper…

This episode – Mother’s little helper – displays the strength of unconditional love between parents and children.

4 Jun 2019


St George’s Hospital Charity to pioneer over £400,000 in research at St George’s

This week, St George’s Hospital Charity approved three research grants at St George’s totalling £426,286! After a rigorous application process, the Charity was delighted to be able to award funding to three areas of specialisation across the hospital. Dr Kate Tatton-Brown, Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Professor in Clinical Genetics and …

30 May 2019


St George’s celebrates helipad fifth anniversary

St George’s celebrated five years since the official launch of its helipad in May after its official launch on 29 May 2014 by former Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Since then, five air ambulance providers have brought a total of 783 critically ill or injured patients to St George’s.

30 May 2019


Partnership with Barclays helps our patients get back into work

A unique partnership between the Trust’s Vocational Rehabilitation Programme, based at the Wolfson Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital, and Barclays Bank has seen more of our neurorehab patients get back into work. The partnership was formed after Dr Shai Betteridge, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, and Melony Trott, Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist, …

29 May 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The extra mile…

This episode – The extra mile – features the stories of two patients and one of the hospital’s longest standing members of staff.

28 May 2019


Bus network helping patients in step towards London becoming first dementia-friendly capital city

As part of Dementia Action Week, Transport for London and St George’s have worked together to improve the experience of people living with dementia.

24 May 2019


St George’s drives record recruitment to clinical trials during 2018/19

St George’s recruited over 13,000 patients to clinical trials during 2018/19 – by far and away the most ever during a 12 month period. Between 1 April 2018 and 31 March this year, a total of 13,140 patients took part in a range of clinical trials across nearly 30 different …

23 May 2019


The Rainbow Badge comes to St George’s

Last Friday (17 May) saw the launch of the NHS Rainbow Badge on our paediatric wards. The badge, which signifies openness and inclusivity for anyone that identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and those of all identities (LGBT+), was given to the over 60 members of staff who signed up. …

21 May 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Roll with the punches…

This episode – Roll with the punches – features Tania who is brought to resus after being knocked over by a car, Edwin who is rushed to A&E bleeding from a neck tumour and semi-professional footballer Lilli who arrives in the urgent care centre with a football injury.

21 May 2019


Joint public statement regarding Professor Marjan Jahangiri, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

This is a joint public statement regarding Professor Jahangiri, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Trust. In August 2018, Professor Jahangiri was excluded from attending the cardiac surgery unit of the Trust, in connection with a commissioned review about the working relationships in the cardiac surgery unit. The exclusion did not …

20 May 2019