News and events


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


Paediatric department hosts recruitment day

The paediatric department at St George’s will open its doors on Thursday 9 March from 9:30am – 3pm for a recruitment open day.

3 Mar 2017 | Tags: children's services open day paediatric department Paediatrics recruitment


Heberden Ward at St George’s receives Quality Mark

Heberden Ward at St George’s has been awarded a Quality Mark for the care it provides to older people, including those with dementia. Louise Clancy (pictured), Senior Sister on Heberden, says the award is a real boost for staff on the ward, as well as patients and their relatives: “The …

2 Mar 2017


St George’s operates on youngest ever patient

Surgeons at St George’s Hospital in London have operated on their youngest ever patient, who was born at just 23 weeks gestation and required emergency surgery when she was 6 days old and weighing only 609g (1.3 lbs).

1 Mar 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Safe From Harm”

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 …

28 Feb 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Flesh and Blood”

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 unfold …

21 Feb 2017


Gillian Norton appointed Chairman of St George’s

Gillian Norton has been appointed as the new Chair of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

17 Feb 2017 | Tags: appointment Chair Council of Governors leadership


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E ‘Catch me if I fall’

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 …

14 Feb 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Carpe Diem”

34 year old Niki is airlifted to St George’s after crashing into another rider during a charity bike ride between London and Brighton. He was found unconscious and unresponsive by race volunteers, his friend Chris was ahead of him in the race when the accident happened “when I got to one of the stopping points…I heard about the accident…I was thinking this has got to be one of the worst things that could possibly ever happen, he was unconscious and he’d been airlifted off to hospital.”

7 Feb 2017


New governors elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors

We are pleased to welcome four new public governors who have been elected to the Trust’s Council of Governors following the recent elections. Governors have an important role in making foundation trusts better for patients and staff. They hold non-executive directors to account for the performance of the Board, and …

6 Feb 2017


Success for St George’s renal transplant team

The renal transplant team at St George’s Hospital has recently been praised in two separate peer reviews of the service. Each year, the carry out over 130 kidney transplants, with 480 patients attending our transplant clinic for care after surgery. The team has been recognised as providing good care, clear …

1 Feb 2017


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “TREE OF LIFE”

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