News and events

Walk-in service at St George’s Covid-19 vaccination clinic

The Covid-19 vaccine clinic at St George’s Hospital will be offering a walk-service for eligible patients to receive their first or second dose of the vaccine. You can get either your first or second dose of the vaccine at our walk-in service – however your second dose must be administered …

14 May 2021

“Supporting children and young people is so important right now.”

Dr Luci Etheridge is a Consultant Paediatrician at St George’s, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Trust. Dr Etheridge has spoken to Channel 5 news about the challenges children and young people face at the moment – which has led to some developing eating disorders and, in the most …

12 May 2021

“I think St George’s response showed the NHS at its very best” – Interview with Dr Adil Akram, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Dr Adil Akram, who represents the borough of Wandsworth. He spoke to us about his lifelong connection with St George’s as well as why he thinks local people should become members and get more involved with …

27 Apr 2021

St George’s Day film marks pandemic response

To coincide with St George’s Day, St George’s Hospital has today released a short film marking the efforts of staff and local people over the past 12 months. You watch the film below or on our YouTube channel. Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the hospital, and the communities …

23 Apr 2021

Baby Surgeons: Delivering Miracles – St George’s new TV series

The extraordinary work of St George’s fetal medicine, neonatal and maternity units will be in the spotlight this month, as our brand new three-part documentary series, Baby Surgeons: Delivering Miracles, starts on Channel 4.

21 Apr 2021

New Children and Young People’s Council set up at St George’s

A new Children and Young People’s Council has been set up at St George’s Hospital to enable young patients to support each other, and provide input into hospital decisions affecting children and young people The Children and Young People’s Council met for the first time earlier this year, and is …

20 Apr 2021

How the NHS and care services use your information

St George’s is one of many organisations working in the health and care system to improve care for patients and the public. Whenever you use a health or care service, such as attending Accident & Emergency or using Community Care services, important information about you is collected in a patient …

19 Apr 2021

‘24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’ wins TV Award

24 Hours in A&E has won the Best Brand-Driven Format Award at the annual International Format Awards for a special collaboration with the British Heart Foundation ’24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’.

16 Apr 2021

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) …

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.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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.

16 Mar 2021