News and events

Macmillan at St George’s stepped up

Staff working in our Macmillan Information and Support Centre at St George’s have been praised for the support they’ve given cancer patients and their families throughout the pandemic. Despite the challenges we’ve all faced, the team pulled out all the stops to ensure they were able to continue supporting people …

22 Jul 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Blink of an Eye…

The episode follows three stories of people whose lives have been remarkably changed due to unforeseen circumstances.

20 Jul 2021

St George’s Twins Trust centre celebrates one-year anniversary

The world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence, based at St George’s Fetal Medicine Unit, is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

19 Jul 2021

Infection control measures to remain in place in our hospitals

While national Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted from 19 July 2021, patients and visitors will still be required to wear a face mask or covering at all times in our hospitals. Wearing a face mask will help to limit the spread of Covid-19, and protect our patients. Robert Bleasdale, Chief …

16 Jul 2021

Our major trauma signposting partnership team receives positive feedback

The major trauma signposting partnership team (MTSP) is a free service developed by St George’s Hospital in partnership with Cardinal Management and Citizens Advice (CA) Wandsworth. The service provides early bedside advice and support on welfare, benefits and legal issues for major trauma patients and their families. The MTSP team …

15 Jul 2021

Information for patients – temporary fault with outgoing phone calls

Update – 15 July, 9am This issue with our phone lines has now been resolved and all telephone appointments will now be able to take place. Thank you for your patience while we resolved the problem. ————————————————————————————————- 14 July, 11am St George’s is currently experiencing a temporary fault with our …

14 Jul 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Support Bubble…

This episode looks at how when we are in need, support can come from a range of different people in our lives.

12 Jul 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Everybody Needs Somebody…

This episode explores the stories of three people who have all experienced unique losses in life and how they have navigated them with love, strength and positivity.

5 Jul 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Into the Light…

This episode explores the challenges some people face in childhood and how these challenges help shape the people they become. A doctor shares his story of leaving his family and newborn child during lockdown, to keep them safe.

28 Jun 2021

“Being a governor is a phenomenal learning experience” – Interview with Padraig Belton, Governor

We have been speaking to the Trust’s governors to learn about the role they play and why they wanted to get more involved with St George’s. Padraig Belton, who represents the rest of England on our Council of Governors, told us what inspired him to become a governor and what …

25 Jun 2021

Notice for our pregnant patients in labour: usual service has resumed

Our maternity unit has resumed usual service after a busier than usual 24 hours.

Pregnant patients who think they are in labour no longer need to call for advice before attending St George’s Hospital.

Thank you for your support and cooperation during this busy time.

21 Jun 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lasting Legacy…

93-year-old Sir Robert is rushed to St George’s with a dangerously low heart rate after experiencing dizziness and confusion at home. Meanwhile, in ED Injuries 29-year-old Brad has come to A&E after crushing his finger at work. Severe haemophiliac Tom walks into Resus for urgent attention after falling off his bike.

21 Jun 2021

Proposal to improve care for kidney patients published

A proposal to improve care for kidney patients put forward by leading renal clinicians from St George’s and St Helier hospitals will be discussed later this month. The clinicians’ proposal, to improve the outcome and experience for renal patients who need inpatient care and more specialised support, will be discussed at a Committees-in-Common on 22 …

18 Jun 2021

Carbon cut from the menu at St George’s

Mitie and apetito announce innovations to cut carbon from the menu at St George’s during Nutrition and Hydration Week 2021.

18 Jun 2021

AI breast cancer screening project wins government funding for NHS trial

The project, which will involve clinicians from St George’s, builds on previous research which showed that artificial intelligence could be as effective as human radiologists in spotting breast cancer from X-ray images.

16 Jun 2021