News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E ‘I got you babe’

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty sixth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode …

22 Feb 2022


St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospitals Group to implement joint Cerner electronic patient records to deliver high-quality care

The two trusts within the St George’s and Epsom and St Helier hospitals Group have signed complimentary contracts with Cerner to provide a shared electronic patient records system to deliver streamlined patient care.

22 Feb 2022


St George’s ICU nurse Anthea Allen releases highly anticipated ‘Life, Death and Biscuits’

Anthea’s book “Life, Death and Biscuits” explores her experiences throughout the pandemic using her weekly emails and recalling memories of years gone by. 

17 Feb 2022


UK Volunteers to receive Moderna Omicron COVID-19 booster vaccine in study led by St George’s, University of London

One of the world’s first Omicron-specific COVID-19 variant vaccines is to be trialled at multiple sites across the UK, as the biotechnology company Moderna, Inc works alongside the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The innovative study, led by a team based at St George’s, University of London, opens this …

16 Feb 2022


St George’s helps Leukaemia patient walk again for 14th birthday

A teenage cancer patient has relearned how to walk after three years of chemotherapy and stem cell transplants left her too weak to walk. Ismahan Ahmed was diagnosed with acute myeloid Leukaemia when she was 11 years old in 2019 after experiencing daily sickness and fainting, weight loss, anaemia and …

15 Feb 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Sliding Doors

Filmed during the autumn of 2020, the RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty sixth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and …

15 Feb 2022


St George’s Nurse who runs a food bank selected as a BBC Top 100 Champion

St George’s nurse, Marlene Johnson, has been selected as one of the BBC London’s Top 100 Champions. The 100 Lives series is part of the BBC’s celebrations for their 100 year anniversary. Marlene was selected due to the outstanding, selfless work that she does, both as part of her profession …

9 Feb 2022


New Episode of 24 in A&E: A Love Without End

75-year-old Bipin is in Resus suffering from a stroke. Meanwhile 80-year-old Myra is in A&E with a head injury after falling off her bicycle. Emergency Nurse Practitioner Louise has been nursing for almost 40 years and opens up about how personal challenges in her own life have taught her a …

8 Feb 2022


Sir Mike Richards visits Community Diagnostic Centre at Queen Mary’s

Professor Sir Mike Richards recently visited Queen Mary’s Hospital to see the new community diagnostic centre. Sir Mike Richards has held a number of roles at both NHS England and the Department of Health, and most recently published a review of diagnostic services as part of NHS England’s Long Term …

7 Feb 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: By Your Side

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty sixth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in South West London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode …

1 Feb 2022


New state-of-the-art pathology lab opened at St Helier hospital

A new state-of-the-art blood testing laboratory, capable of running 100,000 tests a day, was officially opened at St Helier hospital yesterday. Patients from across south west London will now get quicker results from common and specialist blood tests. The open plan laboratory has the most up-to-date technology, which will allow …

30 Jan 2022


St George’s Wins £98,796 To Deliver Net Zero Emissions NHS Through ‘Dora’ System for Cancer Patients

Tooting based St George’s Hospital has been awarded £98,796 by SBRI Healthcare to support an historic drive to deliver a net zero NHS. ‘Dora’ won St George’s the funds, it is an autonomous clinical assistant that can telephone hospital patients as an alternative to clinical visits, meaning patients don’t have …

26 Jan 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation is the second episode of series 26 of 24 Hours in A&E. This episode explores the ingenious techniques the medical staff at St George’s use to communicate complex information to their patients. We see how they transcend every obstacle from dealing with dementia patients to language barriers. 49-year-old …

25 Jan 2022


19-year-old patient and Tik-Tok influencer thanks St George’s for new life-saving Covid treatment

Nineteen-year-old Tik-Tok star Katie was among the first patients in the UK to receive the new antiviral Covid treatment, Sotrovimab, when St George’s began offering the treatment in December. The treatment is a monoclonal antibody infusion which allows people who test positive for Covid-19 and are immunosuppressed, meaning they would …

24 Jan 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Legacy

This episode – the first of the 26th series – looks at our accomplishments and our experiences and how they shape the people we become and ultimately the legacies we leave behind.  

18 Jan 2022