News and events


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


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


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Stubborn Kind of Fellow…

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

25 Jul 2018 | Tags: #24rsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED emergency Emergency Department trauma


St George’s rated Requires Improvement in boost for south London Trust

St George’s has been rated as Requires Improvement overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Trust is no longer rated Inadequate following inspection in March and April 2018.

19 Jul 2018 | Tags: CQC


St George’s sees outstanding research results

St George’s is in the top 10 Trusts in England for participation in life science industry research with a total of 1,022 participants between April 2017 and March 2018, representing a 170% increase to 2016/17.

18 Jul 2018 | Tags: clinical trials NIHR Research


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Someone to come home to…

This episode focuses on the emotional support offered to patients by their loved ones.

18 Jul 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Deparment resus


Molly’s Smile Fund raises thousands through Wimbledon fundraising

Well done to Jane Burdett and volunteers from the Molly’s Smile Fund for raising over £3,000 at The Wimbledon Club. Molly’s Smile Fund was set up in memory of Molly Burdett, who died aged 19 of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a rare blood immune disorder. Molly spent 44 days in our General …

18 Jul 2018


RCNi Nurse Award for Professor Heather Jarman

Congratulations to Professor Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse for Emergency Care at St George’s, on winning an RCNi Nurse Award.

12 Jul 2018


St George’s staff recognised as academic promotions announced

Seven members of our staff, and 23 in total including St George’s, University of London staff, have been recognised in the annual academic promotions.

12 Jul 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: My Other Half…

This episode shows the importance of true love and how relationships can get you through the toughest of times.

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


Rugby player Ellie rushed to St George’s for treatment following stroke

Ellie Edwards, 21, was rushed to St George’s for an emergency thrombectomy when she had a stroke following a rugby match earlier this year (4 February).

10 Jul 2018 | Tags: Stroke thrombectomy

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