News and events


Dr Dominic Spray takes up Clinical Director role

Dr Dominic Spray has this month taken up the role of Clinical Director for Adult Critical Care services at St George’s. Dr Spray, a Consultant Intensivist at St George’s, takes over the role from Dr Rafik Bedair, who has been Clinical Director for the service since 2018. In this role, …

9 Apr 2020


Heart surgery at St George’s – information for patients and relatives

On Thursday, 26 March 2020, a review examining the deaths of 202 patients who underwent heart surgery at St George’s Hospital between 2013 and 2018 was published.

This webpage has been created to provide current patients, their relatives and members of the public with further information about the heart surgery review, and how to access advice and support. We hope you find it helpful.

26 Mar 2020


Heart surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has today (Thursday 26 March) responded to the publication of the independent cardiac surgery mortality review commissioned by NHS Improvement.

26 Mar 2020


How to thank our staff: Donate to the St George’s Coronavirus Thank You Appeal  

Like hospitals across the country, we’ve been bowled over by the support shown to our staff by patients, the public, and local partners and businesses during this period. We’ve had so many donations – particularly food, and while we are so grateful for these kind offers, it is getting more …

24 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Information for patients and visitors

Information on visiting and planned operations.

18 Mar 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Best Laid Plans…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 …

16 Mar 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Pride and Prejudice

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a 20th 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 …

9 Mar 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Great Expectations…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a 20th 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 …

3 Mar 2020


First prize for national lung cancer project

Congratulations to one of our nurses, Jennifer Ross, who won first prize for a national project presented at the British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) annual conference in January. Jennifer, who works as a Lung Cancer Advanced Nurse Practitioner at St George’s, worked on the project with a team of seventeen …

26 Feb 2020


“We have a world class institution…and it’s a privilege to be associated with it” – interview with Hilary Harland, Governor

Hilary Harland is one of our public governors, representing the Merton constituency. We spoke to her to learn more about her role and why she wanted to get involved with the Trust. Tell us about your connection with the Trust? “I’ve lived in Merton most of my life. My three …

25 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Forever Changes…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 …

25 Feb 2020


St George’s helps to increase hepatitis C testing

St George’s viral hepatitis team is working in partnership with homeless charity, Spear, to progress the hepatitis C (HCV) elimination initiative, which aims to eradicate the virus by 2025. Since the elimination initiative started in 2016, the team at St George’s has treated and cured around 1,000 people. This month, …

21 Feb 2020


St George’s to develop collaboration with Kidney Transplant Unit in India

Our renal department has been designated a ‘sister transplant centre’ and will lend support to an emerging Indian hospital. The ‘Sister Transplant Center Program’ was set up by the International Society for Nephrology (ISN) and the Transplantation Society (TTS) to help kidney centres in developing countries. We have been partnered …

21 Feb 2020


St George’s midwife wins prestigious award!

Congratulations to Adebola Aroboto who has won the British Journal of Midwifery’s Midwife of the Year Award! The judges said Adebola’s nomination stood out ‘ahead of all others’, scoring a very impressive 38/40. Adebola, who works as a female genital mutilation (FGM) and perineal health specialist midwife at St George’s, …

19 Feb 2020


St George’s nurse called to tackle measles outbreak in Samoa

Last December, a St George’s nurse, Susanna Keiderling, went to help saves lives in Samoa where a fatal outbreak of measles was affecting thousands of people. Susanna, who works as a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinical Nurse Specialist at St George’s, was among of group of doctors and nurses who left …

19 Feb 2020