Urgent care pilot extended at Queen Mary’s Hospital

People with injuries such as burns, sprains, broken bones, cuts, bruises and wounds can continue to be seen conveniently and locally at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, as a pilot urgent care service is extended for a further six months. The service offers appointments with emergency practitioners (nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics) …
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12 Apr 2021

Tooting Health Centre: Temporary phone line fault (Thursday 8 April)

Tooting Health Centre is currently experiencing a fault with incoming and outgoing calls.
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8 Apr 2021

St George’s nurse features in CBeebies show Our Family

Vicky Morrison, one of our senior nurses and LGBTQ+ staff network co-chair, will appear with her family on the series starting 5 April.
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1 Apr 2021

“It is hard for me to express the astonishment I feel at the dedication and courage of staff” – Interview with Sandhya Drew, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Sandhya Drew, who represents the rest of England constituency on our council of governors. Why did you want to become a governor? I underwent successful brain surgery in January 2016. After that I did some fundraising …
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22 Mar 2021

Daughter donates kidney to mum in transplant operation at St George’s

Jane Altneu is the first patient  at St George’s to receive a kidney transplant since the hospital’s transplant programme was re-started last month.
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19 Mar 2021

Safer screening test for Down’s syndrome recommended for twin pregnancies

A study involving more than 1,000 women pregnant with twins has shown the Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) to be effective and safe in detecting Down’s syndrome.
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18 Mar 2021

One year on: Say ‘thank you’ to St George’s staff

To mark the anniversary of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown, we would like your help in saying a big ‘thank you’ to St George’s staff for their incredible work throughout the pandemic.
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16 Mar 2021

Update on new modular operating theatres and Covid-19 vaccine hub at Queen Mary’s

In February, we announced plans to establish four new modular operating theatres on the Queen Mary’s Hospital site. The facility is being set up as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to longer waiting times for patients waiting for routine operations and procedures across south west …
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15 Mar 2021

Community midwifery hubs: Temporary phone fault (Thursday 11 March)

St George’s community midwifery hubs are currently experiencing a fault with incoming calls to numbers starting 0208 812.
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11 Mar 2021

St George’s launches new Covid-19 vaccine campaign for staff

St George’s Hospital has launched a new campaign to encourage and support its staff to get their Covid-19 vaccine. The hospital’s new ‘Be like…’ campaign features a number of different staff, including a doctor, nurse, porter, radiographer and a manager who have had their Covid-19 vaccine. All five staff featured …
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8 Mar 2021

Start your nursing career at St George’s – wide range of jobs for Band 5 and Newly-Qualified Nurses in SW London

St George’s is one of four south west London Trusts recruiting new Band 5 nurses to join our outstanding teams. There are a range of permanent Band 5 Registered Nurse roles in one of hundreds of teams across nine hospitals, community and specialist clinical services serving millions of people in …
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4 Mar 2021

St George’s raises awareness on TAPS Day

Twin Anaemia Polycythaemia Sequence – known as TAPS – is an uncommon condition that occurs in 3-5% of identical twin pregnancies. Today (3 March) marks TAPS Day, 15 years since the condition was formally recognised.
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3 Mar 2021

St George’s made brain tumour centre of excellence

Tessa Jowell centre of excellence status recognises partnership between St George’s, Royal Marsden and Royal Surrey County Hospitals.
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2 Mar 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Safety Net

This episode follows the stories of three people whose families have offered them support despite challenging circumstances.
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2 Mar 2021

Painting of St George’s nurse lights up Oxford Street

An artist’s picture of St George’s staff nurse Sarah Franks lit up Oxford Street last Thursday as part of the #MAKEITBLUE campaign. The oil painting of Sarah – who is based on Florence Nightingale ward at St George’s Hospital – was created by artist Rebecca Wright (INSTAGRAM: @wrightartstudio) and is …
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1 Mar 2021