News and Events


BBC documentary on vaccine hesitancy features St George’s experts

St George’s features in a BBC Two documentary, Unvaccinated, looking at vaccine hesitancy this week.

21 Jul 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Something Changed

Filmed in the autumn of 2020, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh  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 – a place where stories of life, …

18 Jul 2022


Celebrating Black Leaders’ Awareness Day across St George’s, Epsom and St Helier’s hospital group

Monday 18 July is the annual national Black Leaders’ Awareness Day. It’s a day to inspire young black people to go for opportunities for career progression, and to also raise awareness for increased diversity in leadership positions. Below are just a few of the incredible black leaders from across the …

18 Jul 2022


Help shape the future of our hospitals: Join a public workshop to help develop our new strategy

Join a public workshop to help develop our new strategy.

18 Jul 2022


Community nurses visit hundreds of high-risk people as temperatures soar

Frontline staff from across the St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group are advising local people on how to stay safe in the heat and how to access care when needed.

15 Jul 2022


Another UK first for St George’s Hospital’s latest sustainability efforts: the ‘catalytic converter for gas and air’

Dental patients and women in labour will be given ‘green gas and air’ at St George’s hospital, reducing pain on the planet as well as during childbirth and tooth extractions. In a UK first, St George’s University Hospital is investing in a device in its dental unit dubbed the ‘catalytic …

14 Jul 2022


St George’s Hospital Charity fundraiser chosen to perform Wimbledon coin toss

Earlier this year, the Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, invited residents of Merton and Wandsworth to nominate inspirational young people who had gone above and beyond to care for their friends, family and communities during the pandemic. Two young people from …

12 Jul 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lessons in life

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty seventh 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 – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. …

11 Jul 2022


Staying safe in the sun

We want everyone to enjoy the weather – but there are things you can do to stay well.

8 Jul 2022


St George’s consultants bring paediatric care closer to home with Together Clinics

Consultants at St George’s University Hospital in Tooting are helping to transform children’s healthcare in Wandsworth by getting involved in specialist Together Clinics that have been set up in GP practices in the area. Children are seen by a consultant and their GP – Together – speeding up treatment, reducing …

1 Jul 2022


Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chief Executive of Moderna Stéphane Bancel visit St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London hosted Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, for a visit this week (Wednesday 22 June).

24 Jun 2022


Advice for patients and visitors during rail strikes on 21, 23 and 25 June

In light of this week’s rail and tube strikes, we would like to let our patients and visitors know that our services remain unaffected and will be open. All scheduled appointments and services will be running as usual. If you are visiting us, please leave plenty of time to get …

20 Jun 2022


Success in transplants provides a lifeline for sickle cell patients

A sickle cell patient has been given ‘a new lease of life’ after having a rare haematopoietic stem cell transplant to treat her chronic illness at St George’s University Hospital. 43-year-old Anusjka Regis-Etumnu has battled with sickle cell disease her entire life, with her parents discovering she had it when …

19 Jun 2022


Mitie staff at St George’s: 20 – 26 June

St George’s is encouraging members of the public to continue to seek hospital care when required while Mitie staff – including cleaners and caterers – take industrial action as additional resources have been put in place to support teams during this time to continue to provide services safely and mitigate …

17 Jun 2022


Celebrating St George’s Professor Indranil Chakravorty being awarded MBE

Congratulations are due for Professor Indranil Chakravorty who has been awarded an MBE for his enormous contributions to healthcare as part of the Queen’s platinum jubilee honours. Professor Chakravorty is a very accomplished man, being: Chair of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin; a Consultant Physician at St George’s …

17 Jun 2022