News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Born to be Wild…

Tonight’s episode – Born to be Wild – focuses on the chances people take in life and whether a gamble ever pays off.

23 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus


“It’s thanks to the amazing treatment I received that I’m still here today” Lorraine Kelly returns to St George’s to thank staff

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly celebrates NHS 70th birthday by returning to St George’s to thank staff who treated her when she was admitted to St George’s in 2012 as a major trauma patient.

21 May 2018 | Tags: 70th birthday Emergency Department Gunning Ward Lorraine Kelly major trauma media NHS70 surgery


Cardiac team wins prestigious BMJ Award

Congratulations to the cardiac team for winning the Clinical Leadership Team of the Year award for the management of aortic aneurysm and aortic valve disease.

15 May 2018 | Tags: aortic aneurysm aortic surgery BMJ Award cardiac clinical leadership team of the year


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Every cloud…

Tune in to watch Every Cloud – Wednesday 16 May, 9pm, Channel 4 – which looks at how families pull together and find strength in testing times.

15 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e Channel 4 ED Emergency Department


Major increase in clinical trial recruitment at St George’s

St George’s recruited over 6,000 patients to clinical trials during 2017/18 – an impressive 24% increase on the previous year.

4 May 2018


Patients praise new cancer service at St George’s Hospital

Patients and staff have celebrated the launch of an oncology service that gives cancer patients rapid access to specialist care, without the need for an overnight stay. Opened in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, the Ambulatory Oncology Care Unit (AOCU) at St George’s provides a central location for cancer patients …

23 Apr 2018


Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family

Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family It is with great sadness we announce that Raymond Colin Wilkins passed away this morning. We would like to thank St George’s staff for the amazing work they have done to care for our beloved Ray.  We would also like to say thank …

4 Apr 2018


Home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics to transfer to Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s on 9 April

The home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics will transfer to the Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s Hospital on 9 April.  The peritoneal dialysis clinic is currently provided out of Willow Annexe, and our renal transplant clinic is based in Atkinson Morley, both of which are also on the St George’s Hospital …

3 Apr 2018


UK first at St George’s saves life of mother and her unborn baby

Specialists at St George’s have operated on a woman to repair a life-threatening, large swelling in the artery supplying blood to her unborn baby.

27 Mar 2018


Band 5 Nurses invited to learn more about working at St George’s

Following the success of our recent nursing open day, where 60 nurses were recruited, St George’s will be holding a Band 5 nurses open day in March. At our January open day, more than 100 nurses attended to learn more about what St George’s can offer, including our world-leading neurosciences, headline-making neonatal …

20 Mar 2018


Local businessman supports St George’s Staff Appreciation Awards as way of ‘giving back’

St George’s Hospital in London is this week (Thursday 15 March) holding its first ever Staff Appreciation Awards, made possible by the support of the Pelican London Hotel & Residence and Yellow Brick Group.

15 Mar 2018


HSJ nomination for hyperacute neurology service

The hyperacute neurology service at St George’s has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value Award.

12 Mar 2018


NHS BT staff battle through snow to save St George’s leukaemia patient

A leukaemia patient at St George’s received a lifesaving stem cell transplant last week after selfless staff at NHS Blood and Transplant (BT) battled through the snow to deliver the cells in time. Biomedical Scientists at NHS BT, Geoff White and Sue Bartlett, drove three-hours from their base in Southampton …

9 Mar 2018 | Tags: blood Leukaemia NHS BT Stem Cell transplant


Magnetic controlled ‘growth rods’ used in scoliosis spinal surgery at St George’s for the first time

Surgeons at St George’s Hospital in south London have used adjustable telescopic magnetic rods for the first time to straighten the spine of a young girl with severe scoliosis.

Patient, Harleigh Jackson, 11, underwent the procedure at St George’s before Christmas. She also has Russell-Silver syndrome, a congenital condition which restricts growth

8 Mar 2018


St George’s pilots revolutionary prostate cancer service

St George’s is one of three Trusts using cutting edge technology to reduce diagnosis times for prostate cancer from six weeks to one day in a world-leading new approach.

7 Mar 2018 | Tags: prostate cancer rapid service revolutionary treatment

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