News and events
We say goodbye to 24 Hours in A & E tonight but a new series is planned and we will be back towards the end of the year. In this last episode, a 43-year-old cyclist John is brought to A&E after crashing face first into a car. His injuries are …
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to welcome Sir David Henshaw to the post of Interim Chair of the trust. Sarah Wilton, Acting Chair, said of the appointment, “I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Sir David Henshaw as the trust’s new Interim Chairman to lead the …
8 Apr 2016 | Tags: new chair; sir david henshaw;david henshaw
St George’s has recently launched a new Recovery at Home service (RaH) which provides patients with the same level of excellent care they would receive at St George’s but in the comfort of their own homes. Not only is this something patients have been requesting but there is also evidence …
7 Apr 2016 | Tags: recovery; recovery at home;RaH
As you are aware the British Medical Association (BMA) announced that their junior doctor members were prepared to take part in further strike action in relation to their proposed new contracts.
5 Apr 2016
Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer yet it’s a disease which is often overlooked and diagnosed too late. Every year around 16,000 people die of the disease.
4 Apr 2016
The penultimate episode of series 10 of the award-winning medical documentary “24 Hours in A&E” is on at 9pm tonight on Channel 4. Will you be watching with us and tweeting @StGeorgesTrust under the hashtag #24HrsAE? Join us as we tweet during the live show. 13-year-old Tom is rushed to …
The service, which was launched in January 2016, has already supported over 20 patients and saved 206 acute hospital bed nights. The team consists of specially trained nurses, physiotherapists and healthcare support workers (and will in the future also include an occupational therapist).
22 Mar 2016
Tonight’s episode of the award-winning medical documentary “24 Hours in A&E” is on at 9pm on Channel 4. Follow @StGeorgesTrust and #24HrsAE as we tweet during the live show. 75-year-old Gerry is rushed to A&E with a dangerously high heart rate of over 250 bpm. “A heart rate of 200-250 is a genuine medical emergency,” …
16 Mar 2016 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E
Last year physiotherapists Alison Kelly and Helen Ricketts from the Oncology and Haematology team, and clinical nurse specialist Diane O’Connell, teamed up to start a pilot rehabilitation group with an educational component. It’s aimed at men with metastatic prostate cancer to help improve function, mobility and the management of their cancer related symptoms.
St George’s has signed up once again to support the internationally renowned awareness campaign – Nutrition and Hydration Week – across the trust.
As you are aware the British Medical Association (BMA) announced that their junior doctor members were prepared to take part in further strike action in relation to their proposed new contracts. As a result, three further dates of industrial action are planned for: 9 – 11 March 2016 Emergency care only …
37-year-old IT project manager Robert was travelling to work on his motorbike when he collided with a car. Robert is confused and has injuries to his face and head, he’s taken straight for a CT scan to assess their severity.
2 Mar 2016 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E
St George’s has opened a new hi-tech Hybrid Operating Theatre, where state of the art imaging enables less invasive surgery which is safer for patients.
1 Mar 2016 | Tags: advanced scanner Associate Medical Director catheters hi-tech Hybrid Operating Theatre Matt Thompson Professor of Vascular Surgery radiology Renate Wendler St James wing vascular surgery
A sneak peak from today’s filming of BBC’s One Show featuring St George’s innovation in neurosurgery
BBC’s One Show interviews Mr Matthew Crocker, neurosurgeon, before he operates on a patient with a broken back. This new type of surgery cuts down tremendously the recovery time. Likelihood is that the patient will start walking tomorrow. This used to take a couple of months previously.
Look out for the piece on the BBC One Show.
Last month an event was held at St George’s where allied health professionals (AHPs) showcased a series and examples of innovative practice and research. The event, attended by Suzanne Rastgrick, NHS England Chief AHP Officer, was opened by Jennie Hall, Chief Nurse, on behalf of Miles Scott in conjunction with Jenny …