News and events
A baby born more than three months prematurely, and whose heart stopped beating for 22 minutes in emergency surgery at five days old, celebrates her first birthday today (17 October).
17 Oct 2018
This week marks the 25th year of our Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) service, which treats patients with a genetic condition that causes tumours in different parts of the body. Tuberous Sclerosis affects around 1 million people worldwide. It causes mainly non-cancerous (benign) tumours to develop, which can lead to multiple problems …
12 Oct 2018
Well done to Zahid Mukhtar, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at St George’s, on being nominated for The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. Zahid unfortunately lost out in the Best Neonatal Specialist category at the ceremony on Monday 10 October, but to even be nominated is a huge achievement. He was nominated for …
10 Oct 2018
From Monday 1 October, St George’s Emergency Department (ED) will be offering HIV testing to all patients, aged 18-59, as part of their routine blood tests.
28 Sep 2018
NHS Blood and Transplant needs more than 500 new platelet donors at donor centres in London, including the blood centre based at St George’s Hospital.
Whether you’re a Band 5 or Band 6 Registered Nurse, Newly-Qualified, or qualifying in 2018-19, please consider St George’s as a great place to develop your career. A special Nursing Recruitment Open Day on Saturday 27 October 2018, from 9am – 3.30pm will showcase the many opportunities for nurses. Attendees will discover why St George’s is a great place …
20 Sep 2018
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Dr Richard Jennings as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr Jennings will join St George’s from Whittington Health NHS Trust, where he has been Executive Medical Director since June 2014. As a practising physician, Dr Jennings specialised in infection and acute …
20 Sep 2018
Come along to our Annual Members’ Meeting to hear from Libby Keating and her story. St George’s Hospital, Thursday 27 September, from 17:30. Click for more details.
17 Sep 2018
This episode – Love’s Young Dream – features three men who are all at varying stages of their lives and relationships and who are all supported in A&E by their partners.
Emily Roberts works as a Sister in St George’s Emergency Department (ED). Four years ago she was working the New Year’s Eve shift and her Aunty Mary and Aunty Jill wanted to make sure she didn’t miss out on the celebrations. They decided to deliver Emily a home cooked meal …
12 Sep 2018
We have taken the decision today to temporarily transfer the operations of a small number of patients requiring the most complex cardiac surgery to other London hospitals.
10 Sep 2018
The mother of a young doctor who died unexpectedly at St George’s is encouraging others to follow her daughter’s example and talk to their family about organ donation.
7 Sep 2018
Well done to our Queen Mary’s prostate cancer team and our Emergency Department team for being shortlisted within the Acute Sector Innovation category of the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. The awards are one of the largest celebrations of healthcare excellence in the world, recognising and promoting the finest …
6 Sep 2018
External independent panel to oversee response to challenges in cardiac surgery service at St George’s
St George’s is today (4 September) announcing extra steps to deal with the long-standing issues faced by its cardiac surgical service.
4 Sep 2018