News and events


The John King Brain Tumour Foundation presents £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department

Tuesday, 19 February saw the presentation of a £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department on behalf of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. John King sadly died following treatment for a glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, at St George’s Hospital in 2016. His wife Laura King set up the …

4 Mar 2019


Double St George’s on TV tonight! (26 February)

St George’s will be on ITV’s This Time Next Year featuring a renal transplant story at 8pm tonight, followed by 24 Hours in A&E on Channel 4 at 9pm.

26 Feb 2019


Connecting Your Care: Improving how we use your information

We are working with South West London Health and Care Partnership to improve the way we connect your care across south west London. Soon, healthcare professionals will be able to access your records from other NHS services when you need them to. This will make it quicker and easier for …

22 Feb 2019


Issues with incoming calls to St George’s Hospital: Friday 22 February resolved

Update 7pm, Friday 22 February The issue with our phone lines has been resolved and they are now working as normal. Thank you for your patience during this time. _____________________ 9am, Friday 22 February We are currently experiencing no incoming calls to St George’s Hospital. This does not affect our …

22 Feb 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Look both ways…

This episode – Look both ways – looks at the paths people take when they reach a crossroad in their lives, whether or not the decisions remain in their control. 

19 Feb 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Walk on the Wild Side…

This episode – Walk on the Wild Side – features stories of people who have faced challenges and transformed their lives.

12 Feb 2019


St George’s to return to reporting its referral to treatment (RTT) data

St George’s will return to reporting its 18 week referral to treatment (RTT) data following a decision last month by the Trust Board. The Trust’s referral to treatment (RTT) data for January 2019 will be published as part of the national performance data release in March, and on a monthly …

7 Feb 2019


Recruitment to clinical trials at St George’s tops 10,000 patients in a year for the first time

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has recruited over 10,000 patients into clinical research trials this financial year – the first time we’ve ever passed this important milestone during a 12 month period. Since April 2018, 10,000 patients have been recruited into a wide variety of clinical trials at …

7 Feb 2019


St George’s Hero Awards 2019

On Thursday 16 May 2019, St George’s Hospital Charity will be hosting the St George’s Hero Awards, celebrating the excellent work of our staff across the Trust.

6 Feb 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Man down…

This episode – Man down – centres on the changing roles and expectations of men in the modern world, focusing on the hopes and expectations of three very different men and how they respond to changes in circumstance that are beyond their control.

5 Feb 2019


Step into St George’s – welcoming Service leavers into the NHS

St George’s Hospital will be holding a special half-day seminar for Armed Forces leavers, veterans, serving personnel and spousal community considering their next move. The event, taking place on Monday 11 March, will give Service leavers the chance to discover more about the opportunities and working life in one of …

1 Feb 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Do the right thing…

This episode – Do the right thing – features three patients who are seen at St George’s Emergency Department within a 24 hour period.

29 Jan 2019


First of its kind Mammography Apprenticeship launched at St George’s Hospital

St George’s Hospital in London and South Thames College are delighted to be working in partnership with the launch of a brand new Apprenticeship, the first of its kind in the country. On Thursday 10 January, the first 18 Mammography Associate Practitioner Apprentices attended an official launch of the new …

23 Jan 2019


Cardiac surgery mortality review at St George’s

A mortality review of patients who underwent cardiac surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is being carried out. The mortality review at St George’s – commissioned by NHS Improvement – is being conducted by a panel of independent cardiac surgery, cardiology and anaesthetic consultants. The panel is reviewing …

23 Jan 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Cards You’re Dealt…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a seventeenth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s. 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 unfold every day. This episode …

22 Jan 2019