News and events


Wandsworth Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Team launches ‘Tea Talk’

The team behind Wandsworth’s Children’s Speech and Language Therapy department  launched a brand new initiative called ‘Tea Talk’ last week. ‘Tea Talk’ aims to teach the parents of Wandsworth about the importance of talking to children at teatime. Research released by the National Literacy Trust shows that children who sit down to …

4 Nov 2014 | Tags: community public event speech and language talking tea time therapy Wandsworth


Physiological Birth: Promoting Normality Conference.

On 22 October, St Georges Hospital warmly welcomed over 270 delegates to the 2nd annual Midwifery conference entitled ‘Physiological Birth: Promoting Normality.’ Supporting every woman to have an optimal birth within a system of expert maternity care is something which midwives are dedicated to. Jodette Holly is a passionate St George’s …

4 Nov 2014


A teaser for episode two of ’24 Hours in A&E’

The RTS award-winning documentary series continues at its new home, St George’s Hospital in south west London, which is home to one of Britain’s most advanced and busiest A&E departments.

4 Nov 2014 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E episode two motocross risk teaser


Statement from St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A spokesperson from St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust said: “An unwell patient who had recently travelled to West Africa was admitted to St George’s Hospital yesterday.

3 Nov 2014


Getting to know Louise…

Louise Halfpenny is the head of communications for St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust. She was instrumental in securing St George’s as the new home for ’24 Hours in A&E’. Why did the trust agree to be filmed for the series? We thought it would be a great way to show …

31 Oct 2014


Getting to know Jai…

Jai is a trauma consultant at St George’s Hospital. He is seen in episode one of the 7th series of ’24 hours in A&E’ (aired 30/10/14) treating a young woman called Kerry who has lost part of her leg in a motorbike accident. What is your role within A&E? Care …

30 Oct 2014 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Episode One Jai Motorbike Series 8 trauma


St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust to provide services at the Nelson Health Centre

Patients from Merton will soon be able to get a wider range of health services locally. Three NHS organisations have announced a new partnership which will result in outpatient and diagnostic appointments at the Nelson Health Centre. Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has appointed St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust to …

29 Oct 2014 | Tags: Adam Doyle Merton Merton Clinical Commissioning Group Miles Scott Moorfields Eye Hospital Nelson Health Centre st george's hospital


A great year for the transplant centre

Last year the St George’s transplant centre carried out a record 145 transplants. This is a tremendous achievement for the team and the trust, helping to improve and save many lives. Alongside these positive results a national report collated and published by NHS Blood and Transplant service last week has …

22 Oct 2014 | Tags: acheivement dialysis kidney record number transplant


Sadiq Khan to host a community coffee morning

Tooting MP, Sadiq Khan is inviting residents to a community coffee morning that will bring together more than twenty local and national health and well-being organisations in one place. The free event will take place on Friday 24th October, from 10:00am to 1pm at Mushkil Aasaan Community Centre, 220-222 Upper …

21 Oct 2014 | Tags: coffee morning healthcare Sadiq Khan St George's


New series of ’24 hours in A&E’ featuring St George’s

The new series of Channel 4’s award-winning series, 24 hours in A&E will feature St George’s Hospital, one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world.

17 Oct 2014 | Tags: 24 hrs in A&E air date Channel 4 Kings College London new hospital


The ‘Tree of Life’ at St George’s

On Saturday 4th October St George’s unveiled a special memorial ‘Tree of Life’ paying tribute to, thanking and remembering the many people who have donated life-saving organs. More than 90 lives have been saved over the last year thanks to donors and their families consenting to organ donation. The tree, …

8 Oct 2014 | Tags: donation gift memory tree of life


St George’s supports the ‘Hello My Name Is’ campaign

Dozens of St George’s, University of London students have showed their support for a national campaign called ‘Hello My Name Is’ which aims to improve communication with patients. The ‘Hello My Name Is’ campaign was started by Dr Kate Granger, an Elderly Medicine Registrar and terminally ill cancer patient, in …

7 Oct 2014 | Tags: campaign hello my name is kate granger patient communications st georges university student


Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – the most successful yet!

St George’s hosted its annual Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September and right from the start there was a real buzz with lots of people lining up for coffee and cake and people winning prizes at the very lively tombola outside the main reception at St George’s Hospital. Thanks …

7 Oct 2014 | Tags: cake coffee morning fundraising Macmillan


St George’s, University of London ranks in Top 200 best universities in the world

For the first time St George’s, University of London, has been ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world in a new authoritative survey by the Times Higher Education magazine. In the World University Rankings 2014 – 2015, St George’s has been placed at 196th globally. Last …

7 Oct 2014


St George’s is one of the most improved trusts for cancer patient experience

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has been listed as one of the most improved trusts for cancer patient experience. This is according to a league table released by Macmillan Cancer Support.

2 Oct 2014 | Tags: improvement League Table Macmillan patient experience survey

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