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Daniel, 10, marks the end of his leukaemia treatment at hospital families are ‘so glad to have’

The family of a 10-year-old boy who has just finished cancer treatment has praised the “outstanding knowledge, care, and expertise” of the teams who looked after him in hospital. Daniel Jones marked the end of more than three and a half years living with leukaemia by ringing St George’s end-of-treatment …
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10 Nov 2023


St George’s sweeps up at London Garden Society hospital awards

St George’s Hospital has taken home a trophy for the Walk on the Wild Side Courtyard Garden, and gold and silver awards at the 2023 London Garden Society hospital awards. The London Garden Society awards hospital category has three sections: large gardens, small garden and window box or container display. …
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25 Oct 2023


Robert Morgan awarded interventional radiologist Gold Medal

Congratulations to St George’s Professor Robert Morgan who has been awarded the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe’s gold medal, which is given to one person a year who has made outstanding contributions to the practice and science of interventional radiology on an international scale. Dr Richard Jennings, Group …
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20 Oct 2023


Stand in our Council of Governors elections – Nominations now open!

At St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, our governors play a key role in representing the views of our patients, public and staff members. They make sure our services meet the needs of our patients and members of public. If you have an interest in our Trust and in …
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18 Oct 2023


Baby diagnosed with cancer after eagle-eyed medics spotted ‘extremely rare’ symptoms

When baby Zak was diagnosed with leukaemia, it left parents Tammy and Mitch “broken-hearted”. But fast-forward several months and their little one is thriving – and it’s thanks in no small part, says Tammy, to the teams at St George’s Hospital for spotting his rare symptoms. Little Zak was born …
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18 Oct 2023


Daphne Steele Day

On 16th October 2023 St George’s, Epsom, and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group marked the first, of what will become an annual celebration, Daphne Steele Day. The hospital group celebrated Daphne’s dedication to the nursing profession on what would have been her 94th birthday, as part of its …
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17 Oct 2023


Celebrating our Allied Health Professionals… meet Diana and Rachel

Allied Health Professionals make up an essential part of our workforce at St George’s Hospital and play a key role in many patients’ journeys. On Allied Health Professionals Day (Saturday 14 October 2023) we celebrate the skilled workforce, whose roles are as follows: Art therapists Dramatherapists Music therapists Podiatrists Dietitians …
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13 Oct 2023


Ambitious plans for one of the largest renal services in the UK are unveiled

Kidney care in South West London, Surrey and beyond will be transformed under exciting new plans for a specialist renal unit designed to treat the most seriously ill patients. The proposed state-of-the-art facility – based at St George’s Hospital in Tooting – will be used by patients who currently receive …
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11 Oct 2023 | Tags: kidney care NHS Kidney Care renal programme


St George’s proudly receives Veteran Aware accreditation

St George’s Hospital has been awarded with a Veteran Aware accreditation, this comes following the Trust’s commitment to providing the best standards of care to the armed forces community. Kate Slemeck, Managing Director of St George’s Hospital, said: “It is only right that St George’s Hospital gives the best possible …
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9 Oct 2023


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Transforming Maternity Care: Our progress since the CQC inspection

At St George’s, we are committed to providing high-quality maternity care to our patients. Following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we have taken significant steps to address the areas of concern and make meaningful improvements to our maternity services. This article provides as an update to …
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2 Oct 2023


Second round of joint strike action to have major impact on hospitals

Nearly 14,000 appointments at a hospital group have been postponed during this year’s strikes – and with another round of action next week, that figure is set to rise even further.
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29 Sep 2023


#KidsDeserveStGeorges – help us to keep caring for children with cancer

A consultation into the future location of children’s cancer services for those living in south London and much of south east England has launched yesterday (Tuesday 26 September). To coincide with the NHS England (London and South East regions) led consultation, St George’s has launched #KidsDeserveStGeorges to keep caring for …
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27 Sep 2023


Children’s healthcare heroes give life-saving CPR on London to Brighton fundraiser

A cyclist who went into cardiac arrest during a charity ride has praised the “stunningly brilliant” team of doctors pedalling behind him who restarted his heart and ultimately saved his life.
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25 Sep 2023


First of its kind children’s cancer research nurse role at St George’s

We’re catching up with some of our children’s cancer team to find out more about their roles and why they do what they do. At St George’s we have over 120,000 visits from children each year, and more than 25 years of expertise caring for children with cancer. That’s why …
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19 Sep 2023 | Tags: #kidsdeservestgeorges


Joint strike action spells double trouble for hospitals

A tidal wave of pressures look set to hit a group of hospitals when a fresh round of strikes get under way this week. Consultants and junior doctors will come together on Wednesday, sandwiching a joint day of industrial action between separate walkouts. It’s the first-ever time they have done …
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18 Sep 2023