News and events


Two teams at the Trust shortlisted for prestigious HSJ Award

Well done to our Queen Mary’s prostate cancer team and our Emergency Department team for being shortlisted within the Acute Sector Innovation category of the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The awards are one of the largest celebrations of healthcare excellence in the world, recognising and promoting the finest …

6 Sep 2018


External independent panel to oversee response to challenges in cardiac surgery service at St George’s

St George’s is today (4 September) announcing extra steps to deal with the long-standing issues faced by its cardiac surgical service.

4 Sep 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Friend in Need…

This episode – A Friend in Need –  shows the importance of true friendship.

29 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Down to Earth…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

29 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


Updated statement on cardiac surgery at St George’s – Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Today (Tuesday, 28 August), the High Court has granted Professor Marjan Jahangiri, consultant cardiac surgeon, an injunction following our decision on 9 August to temporarily exclude her from working at the Trust.

28 Aug 2018


Dr Shai Betteridge wins the Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division of Neuropsychology

Dr Shai Betteridge, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at St George’s Hospital, has received the Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division of Neuropsychology – a division of the British Psychological Society. Dr Betteridge is ‎Head of Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Health Psychology Department, managing adult psychology services across the Trust. Nominating …

17 Aug 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Heavens Above…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

15 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


Professor Keith Willett visits St George’s stroke service

Professor Keith Willett, Director of Acute Care at NHS England, visited our stroke service to find out more about the care we provide for patients.

10 Aug 2018


St George’s clinicians lead major study into rates of sudden death in young footballers

Research published this week by New England Journal of Medicine, the world’s leading medical research journal.

9 Aug 2018


Cardiac surgery at St George’s – updated statement (Thursday, 9 August 2018)

Last weekend, there was extensive coverage in the media about cardiac surgery at St George’s Hospital. The media coverage focused on the findings of Professor Mike Bewick’s independent review of cardiac surgery commissioned by the Trust. His review found that our cardiac surgeons ‘were working in camps’ and that there …

9 Aug 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: In the Line of Duty…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E focuses on the lengths the staff go to in the line of duty.

8 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


First of its kind organ donation course launched for healthcare professionals

A new online course to educate healthcare professionals about organ donation has been co-created by Professor Hannah Cock following her experience of her son, Alfie, being an organ donor in 2016 aged nine.

6 Aug 2018 | Tags: medical education organ donation organ donor transplant tree of life


Cardiac surgery services at St George’s Hospital are safe

We are expecting reports in the media on Saturday (4 August) about cardiac surgery at St George’s Hospital. Ahead of this, we want to reassure patients and their families that our cardiac surgery services are safe – and anyone scheduled to visit St George’s for cardiac surgery should continue to …

3 Aug 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Heart of the Home…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

1 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Moving On Up…

This episode of 24 Hours in A&E features three patients brought to St George’s within one 24 hour period.

1 Aug 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma