News and events


St George’s cardiac team gets Royal seal of approval at London marathon

Experts from St George’s Hospital were on hand at the London Marathon last weekend to deal with any medical emergencies as over 40,000 runners took part in Britain’s largest sporting event.

26 Apr 2017


Andrew Grimshaw appointed St George’s new Chief Financial Officer

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Andrew Grimshaw as its new Chief Financial Officer. Andrew is currently Director of Finance at London Ambulance Service (LAS), a position he has held since January 2013. He has also been Acting Chief Executive at LAS since January this year. Prior …

21 Apr 2017


James Friend to join executive team at St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed James Friend as Director of Delivery, Efficiency and Transformation.

James joins St George’s from the Department of Health, where he is currently an advisor to the Secretary of State for Health.

19 Apr 2017


St George’s leads the way in new treatment for stroke patients

An emergency treatment for stroke patients used at St George’s Hospital is being rolled out to other centres across the UK, benefiting an estimated 8,000 patients.

11 Apr 2017 | Tags: nhs st george's hospital Stroke stroke rehabilitation thrombectomy


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Candle in the Wind”

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 most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

10 Apr 2017 | Tags: #24HrsAE Channel 4 st george's hospital


Renowned Neonatal Unit opens its doors in bid to recruit nurses

St George’s Hospital’s record-breaking Neonatal Unit is launching a drive to recruit more nurses – and is opening its doors to show how the team cares for some of the sickest babies in the country. The Neonatal team recently hit the headlines after caring for St George’s youngest-ever patient, Abiageal …

4 Apr 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Boys will be boys”

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, …

3 Apr 2017 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E Channel 4 Emergency Department major trauma centre


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Stand by your man”

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, …

27 Mar 2017 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E a&e Channel 4 Emergency Department major trauma


Bringing the theatre back to the operating theatre

Our plastic surgery team at St George’s streamed live operations – with fully consenting patients for the purpose of education and development – to a captivated audience of medical undergraduates from St George’s, University of London for the first time earlier this year.

24 Mar 2017


St George’s placed into financial special measures

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been put into financial special measures by NHS Improvement. NHS Trusts in financial special measures receive a package of support from NHS Improvement designed to achieve rapid financial improvement, while maintaining or improving their quality. St George’s is currently forecasting a deficit …

22 Mar 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Against All Odds”

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 …

20 Mar 2017


St George’s Surgeons lead charity mission to Nepal

Two consultant paediatric surgeons from St George’s are about to embark on a three week charity mission to Nepal as part of a project to perform life-changing operations for communities without proper access to healthcare. Zahid Mukhtar and Shabnam Parkar will travel to Nepal in May with Jessica Ng (paediatric …

16 Mar 2017


Sepsis Awareness Week at St George’s

Sepsis Awareness Week at St George’s All this week staff at St George’s Hospital have been spreading awareness and educating patients about Sepsis as part of a nationwide campaign organised by The UK Sepsis Trust. Staff have been getting involved through a range of training events held across St George’s …

16 Mar 2017


St George’s trauma care rated best in the country

More lives are being saved year on year thanks to our Major Trauma Centre (MTC) at St George’s, and the extended trauma network of which we are part. Data published by the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) shows that patients treated within the South West London and Surrey Trauma …

16 Mar 2017


Jacqueline Totterdell appointed St George’s Chief Executive 

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Jacqueline Totterdell as its new Chief Executive.

Jacqueline is currently Chief Operating Officer at Barts Health, a role she has held since 2015.

16 Mar 2017