News and events


St George’s becomes home of new Channel 4 documentary series ‘Baby Surgeons’

Filming for a brand new series following women experiencing complex pregnancies through to birth and beyond started last month.

18 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count My Blessings…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

11 Feb 2020


We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Director of Midwifery

Shirley Peterson will take up the position on a permanent basis when she joins the Trust in May. Shirley is currently Deputy Chief Nurse/Head of Midwifery at the Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust, a position she has held since 2017. In her current role, Shirley is also co-chair of the …

7 Feb 2020


High success rates for emergency laparotomy

The latest annual National Emergency Laparotomy Audit shows St George’s has one of the best success rates in the country for a major, potentially life-saving operation that involves opening the abdomen in an emergency. The survival rates for patients undergoing emergency laparotomy surgery at the Trust are much improved, and …

7 Feb 2020


Shining a light on our nurses and midwives: Charmaine Case

Charmaine Case has worked at St George’s for almost twenty years! She joined in 2000 as a Macmillan Breast Cancer Nurse Specialist, before moving into her current role, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Screening, in 2015. Last year, Charmaine was also appointed President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (UK) …

5 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: One of the Family

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

4 Feb 2020


New governors elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors

Congratulations to our six new public governors on their election to the Trust’s Council of Governors. Our Governors play an important role in representing the interest of our members and the local communities we serve. Joining the Council of Governors are: Nasir Akhtar (Merton) Nasir Javed Khan (Merton) Sandhya Drew …

4 Feb 2020


Join us for St George’s Question Time!

We’re holding a series of events for you to tell us what you think about St George’s and the services we provide. The events are a chance to meet your Governor representatives and hear from a member of our Trust Board. Everyone is welcome to attend. Our Governors play an …

28 Jan 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Because the Night…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

28 Jan 2020


Sarah Wilton, Non-Executive Director – “The commitment of staff, and the ethos of St George’s, is unparalleled.”

Later this month, Sarah Wilton, the Trust’s longest serving Non-Executive Director, steps down from the role she has held for nine years. As a member of the Trust Board for just under a decade, Sarah has seen the organisation undergo a huge amount of change during that time. We caught …

27 Jan 2020


Anaesthetic department re-accredited by Royal College of Anaesthetists

Our anaesthetic department at St George’s has been re-accredited by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for the fifth year running. The accreditation scheme, organised and run by the Royal College requires anaesthetic departments to uphold 193 quality standards. The standards range from how well our anaesthetic teams maintain privacy and …

24 Jan 2020


Paediatric consultants’ charity bike ride funds new equipment

Well done to some of our paediatric consultants who took part in the London to Brighton – 55 mile cycle last year, to raise funds for St George’s Hospital Charity. The team raised a total of £3778.50, which enabled the charity to purchase two AirvO2 Optiflow systems which help to …

24 Jan 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Live and Learn…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

21 Jan 2020


St George’s Hospital Charity funds new equipment for The Dragon Centre

St George’s Hospital Charity have funded the installation of a treadmill and an exercise bike for our paediatric outpatients’ department (also known as The Dragon Centre). These pieces of equipment will make a huge difference to the treatment of a wide range of our patients with respiratory conditions. The installation …

17 Jan 2020


New Director of Medical Education appointed

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director of Medical Education here at St George’s. Dr Indranil Chakravorty has been appointed to the position, and takes over the role vacated by Dr Jonathan Round, who held the post for a number of years before stepping down …

17 Jan 2020