News and events


A sneak peak into episode five of ’24 Hours in A&E’ on Channel 4

We have another gripping episode in store for you tonight on Channel 4 at 21:00pm. 26-year-old Lawrence is rushed to St George’s after being hit by a car while crossing the road on a night out in Eastbourne.

17 Nov 2015


’24 Hours in A&E’ continues tonight with more drama in episode four

This week’s programme is about the importance of the powerful and resilient bonds between patients and their partners, parents and children.

10 Nov 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Channel 4 episode four new series


A sneak peak into episode three of ’24 Hours in A&E’ on Channel 4

18-month-old Daisy arrives at St George’s by air ambulance. The accident happened at her family’s stables in Surrey and mum Georgie was so shocked she fainted at the scene. Daisy’s dad Louis is near St George’s when he hears about the accident and actually sees the helicopter touch down.

2 Nov 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 episode three new series nhs spoiler St George's Tv show


More drama with “24 Hours in A&E”

The RTS award-winning documentary series continues. 19-year-old motorcyclist Sam is airlifted to St George’s after crashing into a bus and being thrown under a car leaving him bent double.

27 Oct 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 episode two new series nhs spoiler St George's Tv show


Urogynaecology consultation drop in session, Tuesday 1st December, 6pm-7pm

From 12 October 2015 we invited views from patients and the public on the future of our urogynaecology subspecialty service. The consultation will finish on 4th December 2015. Details of the proposal can be downloaded below in English, Urdu, Polish and Tamil.

20 Oct 2015 | Tags: public consultation Urogynaecology


New series of 24 Hours in A&E starts Tuesday 20th October on Channel 4

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a tenth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s. The hospital has one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. It’s somewhere that stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

16 Oct 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 new series nhs St George's Tv show


St George’s is first major trauma centre in London recognised for its anaesthetic service

The anaesthetic department at St George’s Hospital has received Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) in recognition of the excellent service it provides. ACSA is a unique and prestigious scheme run by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) that enables departments to demonstrate quality in key areas, including patient experience and …

14 Oct 2015 | Tags: ACSA anaesthesia Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) anaesthetic anaesthetic care Care Quality Commission Dr J-P van Besouw Dr Liz Williams Dr Mark Edsell Dr Tony Turley patient care patient experience RCoA Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)


Simon sweats beads for charity

Simon Fitch, Head of International Development at St George’s, University of London has successfully run the 100km/62 miles Thames Path Challenge to raise £8,500 for ‘Be Child Cancer Aware’ (BCCA). “The moment I decided I wanted to show my support for BCCA was when visiting a friend’s son in St …

28 Sep 2015 | Tags: Be Child Cancer Aware Charity st georges university Thames Run


Bringing the beauty of Richmond Park to St George’s

Children and teenagers being treated at St George’s Hospital are now able to enjoy a brand new Richmond Park themed isolation room on Pinckney ward paediatric unit. The £3,000 refurbishment project sponsored by The Rowans School in Wimbledon and Peter Jones Department Store was coordinated by Samuel’s Charity and Momentum. …

23 Sep 2015 | Tags: cancer Isolation Room Momentum Charity paediatric Pinckney Ward Revamp


The ePMA team

St George’s shortlisted for HSJ Award!

The electronic prescribing and medicines administration (ePMA) team have been shortlisted for the prestigious Health Services Journal award. They have been nominated under the category of ‘Using Technology to Improve Efficiency’ for their entry ‘How electronic prescribing and medicines administration is delivering safer, better and smarter healthcare.’    Electronic prescribing …

18 Sep 2015 | Tags: efficiency electronic prescribing ePMA HSJ awards medicine administration technology Will Hall


St George’s opens the largest specialist neurorehabilitation centre in London

Effective rehabilitation needs to have a multi-disciplinary approach. Patients at the Wolfson will receive treatment with input from physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, specialist consultants, neuropsychologists, neuropsychiatrists and occupational therapists.

9 Sep 2015 | Tags: Henry Marsh Justine Greening Miles Scott neurorehabilitation Queen Mary Hospital Wolfson


St George’s gets behind the ‘Seven Days to Say Yes I Donate’ campaign

In July this year St George’s reported the highest number of organ donors in the country. Last year our consent rate was 77%, nearly 20% above the national average. We are proud of this but we know more needs to be done.

8 Sep 2015


Thousands raised for air ambulance in memory of Ray

A team of cyclists have raised more than £8,000 for Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance by tracing the final journey of a much-loved father and friend. Ray Yeo, from Goring, was helping a neighbour put up a car port when he fell from a step ladder earlier this year. …

8 Sep 2015 | Tags: air ambulance cycling fundraising kent KSS neurosciences Ray surrey sussex


Nine out of ten people would recommend St George’s to a friend or relative

THE NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT) reached a memorable milestone this month by achieving its ten millionth piece of feedback from patients

24 Aug 2015 | Tags: complaints NHS Friends and Family Test PALS patient voice real time feedback


Reggie’s gift to bereaved families at St George’s

Last month St George’s received a very kind and thoughtful gift from the Scanlon family. Trudie, her brother Leo and her son Archie came to meet with St George’s Hospital Charity and some of our midwives so that they could give us a special ‘Cuddle Cot’ which will help parents …

7 Aug 2015 | Tags: Cuddle Cots Reggie Scanlon Family St George's Hospital Charity Stillbirth

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