Prestigious award win scooped by clinicians and patient team

A medical team at St George’s Hospital and a profoundly deaf teen are the first ever winners of an award in memory of a campaigning mum.
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6 Dec 2023

Opt-out HIV testing in emergency departments helps patients get quicker diagnosis

Tens of thousands of patients going to St George’s, Epsom and St Helier’s emergency departments (EDs) have been tested for HIV in the past year, thanks to a pioneering scheme that helps people with the virus start treatment more quickly. All three hospitals offer the opt-out testing – and carried …
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1 Dec 2023

Local politicians hear why Kids Deserve St George’s – please complete the consultation now!

Local councillors representing people across South West London and Surrey recently got the chance to visit St George’s and hear more about our children’s cancer services.  NHS England are running a consultation on the future location of children’s cancer services across south London and much of south east England. Our …
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28 Nov 2023

Joint public statement regarding Professor Marjan Jahangiri, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

In May 2022, Professor Jahangiri issued proceedings in the Employment Tribunal against St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) and Dr Richard Jennings (Group Chief Medical Officer) for alleged whistleblowing detriments in respect of certain matters arising out of the Independent Mortality Review of Cardiac Surgery at the …
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27 Nov 2023

Nurse whose daughter had leukaemia joins fight to keep children’s cancer services at St George’s

A children’s nurse who has cared for hundreds of kids during her decades-long career saw her worst fears realised when her own teenage daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Megan Whooley was just 16 when she was told she had leukaemia, and was transferred to the very ward at St George’s …
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15 Nov 2023

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

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