News and events


St George’s signs up to new ‘red bag’ initiative

The Trust has signed up to a new ‘red bag’ initiative designed to improve the transfer of patients from local care homes to hospital.

28 Jun 2017 | Tags: care home emergency red bag Wandsworth CCG


Patient inspired to work in healthcare after being treated at St George’s

Laura Mattei travelled to London from Italy in 2013 to start a new life with her husband. After an appointment with her GP, she was referred to St George’s Hospital in September 2015 at which point she was diagnosed with the condition Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML). Laura got in touch with St …

21 Jun 2017


Sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E ‘Road to Freedom’

Tonight’s episode explores the value of freedom, and what it means to be faced with the possibility of it being taken away.

21 Jun 2017 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 Hours 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department trauma


Paediatric Nurse Recruitment Open Day

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals, committed to excellent patient care, to join our team. We would like to recruit both newly qualified and experienced children’s nurses into our various specialties: Medicine, Surgery, Neuroscience, Oncology, Haematology, Infectious Disease, Emergency Department and Paediatric Intensive Care.

21 Jun 2017


A portrait shot of Gillian Norton

St George’s Chairman Gillian Norton awarded OBE

Gillian Norton, Chairman of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Gillian, who became Chairman of St George’s in April this year, receives the award for her services to Richmond upon Thames and local Government. Gillian Norton was Chief Executive of Richmond …

19 Jun 2017 | Tags: Chair Chairman Gillian Norton non-executive director obe Queen's Birthday Honour List


Minister of State for Health visits St George’s Hospital

Minister of State for Health Philip Dunne MP visited St George’s Hospital in Tooting on Thursday 15 June. He met managers and clinicians from our Emergency Department, where staff described how they are looking at new and innovative ways of working. Recent changes include creating a ‘rapid assessment and treatment’ …

16 Jun 2017


Sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Growing Pains”

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a thirteenth 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 Jun 2017


Sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Love through the ages”

The RTS award-winning documentary series follows patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode focuses on the changing nature of relationships between parents …

7 Jun 2017


Isabella gives the greatest gift

When Isabella turned nine years old, she decided to donate all her birthday presents to the children staying in our paediatric wards.

6 Jun 2017 | Tags: children donation gifts paediatric wards play room play specialist play team


Ellis Pullinger appointed St George’s new Chief Operating Officer

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Ellis Pullinger as its new Chief Operating Officer. Ellis is currently Assistant Chief Executive at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, a position he has held since April 2016. Prior to this he was Divisional Director of Operations for the Trust’s Division …

5 Jun 2017


St George’s shortlisted for a Sustainable Cities Award

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been nominated for a Sustainable Cities Award.

1 Jun 2017 | Tags: st george's hospital staff health and wellbeing Sustainable Cities Award


The Body and the Healing – a new art exhibition at St George’s

A new art exhibition is set to be unveiled in the Ingredients Restaurant, 1st Floor, Lanesborough Wing at St George’s. ‘The Body and the Healing’ will be on show from 18:00 on Tuesday 6 June until Sunday 18 June and features work from a range of artists. The exhibition has been kindly supported by St George’s Hospital …

31 May 2017


24 Hours in A&E returns with new series

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a thirteenth series tonight (Wednesday 31 May) at 9pm on Channel 4.

31 May 2017


HMP Wandsworth launches major recruitment campaign

A recruitment campaign is under way for adult and mental health nurses and pharmacy technicians to join the country’s second largest prison.

31 May 2017 | Tags: HMP Wandsworth NHS Jobs nursing nursing jobs Offender Healthcare


RCN Award win for St George’s staff member

On Saturday 13 May, the Royal College of Nursing held their annual congress and awards ceremony, and one St George’s member of staff took home one of the prestigious prizes! Nicki Parry, a Practice Educator at Balham Health Centre who has recently joined the Trust, won the award for Learning Representative of the …

26 May 2017