News and events
84-year-old Neil is rushed to St Georges after falling down the stairs at home. His wife Jenny describes finding him at the bottom of the stairs and reflects on the shock of realising their life may never be the same again. Orthopaedic Registrar Rob is called to resus to assess Neil’s injuries and is concerned that he has a severe shoulder dislocation. Dr Rob highlights the difficulties of treating elderly patients because of their physical vulnerability. He tells us that the lesson he has learnt is ‘when treating trauma in the elderly, expect the unexpected.’
31 Jan 2017
Marie-Noelle Orzel is to take up the post of Improvement Director at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She will take up her new role at St George’s on an interim basis from 13 February 2017. As Improvement Director, Marie-Noelle will help St George’s in delivering improvements to the …
30 Jan 2017
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as the best training unit in the Capital for paediatric doctors by the London School of Paediatrics, on behalf of Health Education England.
30 Jan 2017
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth 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 loss …
24 Jan 2017
A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer, including patients at St George’s, get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure …
This episode focuses on the family bonds that carry people through tough times.
64 year old Mohammed is rushed to St George’s after being hit by a pizza delivery motorbike. Consultant Will is concerned he may have a pelvic fracture, which could seriously affect his mobility and if the fracture hits a major artery, can be life threatening. His son Tom went to see his father at the scene of the accident and followed his father to St Georges to be by his side. Tom reflects ‘when you are younger you think your Dad is superhuman. When this happens, you realise he isn’t invincible…’
17 Jan 2017
This episode focuses on how love can pull you through the hardest of times. 54 year old Michelle is airlifted to St George’s after being involved in a car crash with her husband in Surrey. Their daughter Toni had just left them when she heard about the accident “we ran …
10 Jan 2017
The radiology department will open its doors for a special open day on Saturday 28 January from 10am – 3pm at St George’s Hospital.
There will be two transport related industrial actions taking place from Sunday 8 January which may affect your journey to your appointment with us. Please leave more time than usual to arrive in time as tube services, roads and buses will be busier than usual. If you are unable to …
24hrs in A&E is now broadcast every Tuesday 9pm Channel 4 – Read a sneak peek into tonights episode “In Sickness and in Health”
This episode focuses on the bond between married couples in the face of testing circumstances. 27 year old Corey is rushed to St George’s after suffering a cardiac arrest during a game of ice hockey. His teammates administered CPR for 25 minutes on the ice before doctors and paramedics finally …
3 Jan 2017
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Avey Bhatia as its new Chief Nurse. Avey will replace St George’s existing Chief Nurse Suzanne Banks, who will be stepping down from her current role at the Trust on 31 January next year. Avey will join the Trust as Chief …
19 Dec 2016
A sneak peek in to this Wednesday’s 14th December heart-warming and heart-breaking episode “Times Arrow”
61 year old Nicky is airlifted to St George’s by helicopter after a car mounted the pavement and ran her over whilst out walking
14 Dec 2016
A sneak peek in to this Wednesday’s 7th December heart-warming and heart-breaking episode “Time of Our Lives”
This episode focuses on the bond between families and what holds them together through thick and thin. 84 year old John is rushed to St George’s after losing control of his car and crashing into a road sign. His wife Gwynaeth was having a meal out with the WI when she was told the news of his accident “I was asked to go to the desk to see somebody, and the somebody was this police officer”. After bullseyeing his car windscreen, John’s blood pressure drops dangerously low and doctors declare a “Code Red,” giving him an emergency blood transfusion.
6 Dec 2016
The Trust’s Renal Unit was among charity workers and community heroes honoured at an awards night held by the Balham and Tooting Community Association.
5 Dec 2016