News and events

Untold secrets revealed in episode 6 of ’24 Hours in A&E’

The nation’s favourite medical documentary series continues tomorrow (24th November 2015) on Channel 4 at 9pm. In this week’s programme a young boy faces losing a finger.

23 Nov 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 hrs in A&E Channel 4 resus

Additional rapid HIV test services are available across Wandsworth during National HIV Testing Week

National HIV testing week (21-25 November 2015) is an opportunity to highlight the changing face of HIV infection in London and to highlight the ongoing need to emphasise the benefits of testing and early diagnosis of HIV. Approx 35,000 people are diagnosed with HIV and accessing care in London. However there …

23 Nov 2015

Interactive whiteboards providing improved access to patient information

At St George’s our aim is to have one comprehensive medical record for all patients. This record will follow the patients’ journey through the hospital and providing continuity of care during a patient’s lifetime.

20 Nov 2015 | Tags: electronic records interactive whiteboards medical record Nursing Technology Fund

Macmillan and St George’s Hospital join forces to transform the experience of cancer care for people in south west London

Macmillan Cancer Support and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have announced a three-year partnership which will endeavour to provide people affected by cancer who are treated at St George’s with an excellent experience of care.

18 Nov 2015

A sneak peak into episode five of ’24 Hours in A&E’ on Channel 4

We have another gripping episode in store for you tonight on Channel 4 at 21:00pm. 26-year-old Lawrence is rushed to St George’s after being hit by a car while crossing the road on a night out in Eastbourne.

17 Nov 2015

’24 Hours in A&E’ continues tonight with more drama in episode four

This week’s programme is about the importance of the powerful and resilient bonds between patients and their partners, parents and children.

10 Nov 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Channel 4 episode four new series

A sneak peak into episode three of ’24 Hours in A&E’ on Channel 4

18-month-old Daisy arrives at St George’s by air ambulance. The accident happened at her family’s stables in Surrey and mum Georgie was so shocked she fainted at the scene. Daisy’s dad Louis is near St George’s when he hears about the accident and actually sees the helicopter touch down.

2 Nov 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 episode three new series nhs spoiler St George's Tv show

More drama with “24 Hours in A&E”

The RTS award-winning documentary series continues. 19-year-old motorcyclist Sam is airlifted to St George’s after crashing into a bus and being thrown under a car leaving him bent double.

27 Oct 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 episode two new series nhs spoiler St George's Tv show

Urogynaecology consultation drop in session, Tuesday 1st December, 6pm-7pm

From 12 October 2015 we invited views from patients and the public on the future of our urogynaecology subspecialty service. The consultation will finish on 4th December 2015. Details of the proposal can be downloaded below in English, Urdu, Polish and Tamil.

20 Oct 2015 | Tags: public consultation Urogynaecology

New series of 24 Hours in A&E starts Tuesday 20th October on Channel 4

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a tenth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s. The hospital has one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. It’s somewhere that stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

16 Oct 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E Channel 4 new series nhs St George's Tv show

St George’s is first major trauma centre in London recognised for its anaesthetic service

The anaesthetic department at St George’s Hospital has received Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) in recognition of the excellent service it provides. ACSA is a unique and prestigious scheme run by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) that enables departments to demonstrate quality in key areas, including patient experience and …

14 Oct 2015 | Tags: ACSA anaesthesia Anaesthesia Clinical Services Accreditation (ACSA) anaesthetic anaesthetic care Care Quality Commission Dr J-P van Besouw Dr Liz Williams Dr Mark Edsell Dr Tony Turley patient care patient experience RCoA Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)

Simon sweats beads for charity

Simon Fitch, Head of International Development at St George’s, University of London has successfully run the 100km/62 miles Thames Path Challenge to raise £8,500 for ‘Be Child Cancer Aware’ (BCCA). “The moment I decided I wanted to show my support for BCCA was when visiting a friend’s son in St …

28 Sep 2015 | Tags: Be Child Cancer Aware Charity st georges university Thames Run

Bringing the beauty of Richmond Park to St George’s

Children and teenagers being treated at St George’s Hospital are now able to enjoy a brand new Richmond Park themed isolation room on Pinckney ward paediatric unit. The £3,000 refurbishment project sponsored by The Rowans School in Wimbledon and Peter Jones Department Store was coordinated by Samuel’s Charity and Momentum. …

23 Sep 2015 | Tags: cancer Isolation Room Momentum Charity paediatric Pinckney Ward Revamp

The ePMA team

St George’s shortlisted for HSJ Award!

The electronic prescribing and medicines administration (ePMA) team have been shortlisted for the prestigious Health Services Journal award. They have been nominated under the category of ‘Using Technology to Improve Efficiency’ for their entry ‘How electronic prescribing and medicines administration is delivering safer, better and smarter healthcare.’    Electronic prescribing …

18 Sep 2015 | Tags: efficiency electronic prescribing ePMA HSJ awards medicine administration technology Will Hall

St George’s opens the largest specialist neurorehabilitation centre in London

Effective rehabilitation needs to have a multi-disciplinary approach. Patients at the Wolfson will receive treatment with input from physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, specialist consultants, neuropsychologists, neuropsychiatrists and occupational therapists.

9 Sep 2015 | Tags: Henry Marsh Justine Greening Miles Scott neurorehabilitation Queen Mary Hospital Wolfson