News and Events


Brain tumour survivor raises £63,000 to help future patients

Project21forlife has raised an incredible £63,000 for the John King Brain Tumour Foundation for St George’s Hospital and The Royal Marsden. Having recently retired from running his construction company, Richard Sullivan was looking forward to travelling with his wife and improving his golf handicap. Until, in December 2021, he received …

31 Aug 2022


Medic reunites with 1 year old cardiac arrest survivor

A baby girl who survived a cardiac arrest has been reunited with a doctor from the CQC rated ‘outstanding’ paediatric intensive care team at St George’s Hospital, that helped care for her when she was critically unwell. Siya Patel was 11 months old when she fell and hit her head …

30 Aug 2022


Injured or unwell? Choose well and use the right health service for your needs

The NHS and St George’s is currently experiencing a high demand across all healthcare services, meaning GP surgeries, hospitals, accident and emergency, community health services, mental health services, social care and our ambulance service are all very busy. We need you to play your part and use services wisely. By …

24 Aug 2022


New Urgent Treatment Centre opens at St George’s

The newly built Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) has opened at St George’s to help provide the best possible care for patients with minor injuries and illnesses. The unit will help support the Emergency Department (ED) to focus on providing emergency care for life threatening conditions. It replaces the temporary Injuries …

24 Aug 2022


St George’s Hospital creates opportunities for overseas doctors to save children’s lives

Paediatrics at St George’s Hospital is the first department in Southwest London to lead the medical support worker programme, giving overseas doctors the opportunity to train and work within the NHS. Six doctors are enrolled on the programme, and four have already completed their GMC registration and are now practising …

23 Aug 2022


New Covid vaccine approved following St George’s clinical trials

Clinical trials led by the Vaccine Institute at St George’s have enabled a dual-strain Covid vaccine to be approved. The UK is the first country to approve this type of vaccine which tackles both the original Covid virus and the newer Omicron variant.

17 Aug 2022


Second summer scorcher set for south London

Doctors and nurses are giving advice to local communities to stay safe in the hot weather as temperatures rise once again for a second summer scorcher this week. As temperatures are set to reach 36 degrees, the UK Health Security Agency has once again declared a heat health alert as …

11 Aug 2022


The South East Genomics Autumn Festival is soon approaching!

Speakers will provide an overview of how the latest developments in genomics are impacting cancer care and share their expertise on different cancer genomics pathways and the tests available. Register now via Eventbrite and please share with your networks as the event is open to all health professionals, patients and members …

9 Aug 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: You are not alone

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh series following patients treated at St George’s in South West London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode follows the stories of people …

8 Aug 2022


Local mums invited to support Group B strep vaccine study to help protect new-born babies

Researchers at St George’s Hospital are inviting pregnant women to help study a new vaccine that aims to protect babies from potentially life-threatening Group B streptococcus. St George’s Vaccine Institute Centre for Neonatal and Paediatric Infection has specific expertise in facilitating clinical vaccine trials for maternal and neonatal care, and …

5 Aug 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A love like no other

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh series following patients treated at St George’s in South West London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode explores the strong …

1 Aug 2022


Hepatitis C-ya later as new mobile testing unit reaches out to at risk people in south west London

A new mobile community liver health bus is taking important steps to eradicate Hepatitis C in south west London. The bus will be taking its maiden voyage this week to coincide with World Hepatitis Day and will offer testing and treatment of the virus to those who do not have …

28 Jul 2022


Young patient beats cancer for his birthday

St George’s cancer patient Patrick McCarthy celebrated his tenth birthday in style by ringing the end of treatment bell. Patrick was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in January 2019. ALL is the most common type of leukaemia in children, with about 450 to 500 new cases diagnosed in the …

26 Jul 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: An Education in Happiness

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh 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 – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. …

25 Jul 2022


COVID-19 vaccine study calls on south London pregnant women to help build upon booster dose guidance

  Preg-CoV Study compares different doses of approved booster vaccines in pregnant women It will provide robust data that could shape national and international guidelines Participants are closely monitored and will have a 24-hour phone line to their study team An ongoing national COVID-19 vaccine study is urging more pregnant …

21 Jul 2022