News and events

Start your nursing career at St George’s – wide range of jobs for Band 5 and Newly-Qualified Nurses in SW London

St George’s is one of four south west London Trusts recruiting new Band 5 nurses to join our outstanding teams. There are a range of permanent Band 5 Registered Nurse roles in one of hundreds of teams across nine hospitals, community and specialist clinical services serving millions of people in …

4 Mar 2021

St George’s raises awareness on TAPS Day

Twin Anaemia Polycythaemia Sequence – known as TAPS – is an uncommon condition that occurs in 3-5% of identical twin pregnancies. Today (3 March) marks TAPS Day, 15 years since the condition was formally recognised.

3 Mar 2021

St George’s made brain tumour centre of excellence

Tessa Jowell centre of excellence status recognises partnership between St George’s, Royal Marsden and Royal Surrey County Hospitals.

2 Mar 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Safety Net

This episode follows the stories of three people whose families have offered them support despite challenging circumstances.

2 Mar 2021

Painting of St George’s nurse lights up Oxford Street

An artist’s picture of St George’s staff nurse Sarah Franks lit up Oxford Street last Thursday as part of the #MAKEITBLUE campaign. The oil painting of Sarah – who is based on Florence Nightingale ward at St George’s Hospital – was created by artist Rebecca Wright (INSTAGRAM: @wrightartstudio) and is …

1 Mar 2021

St George’s Emergency Department expands HIV testing

All patients aged 16 years and over will be routinely tested for HIV when they attend St George’s Emergency Department from 1 March.

1 Mar 2021 | Tags: Emergency Department HIV

Mobile operating theatres to open at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton  

The new facility – opening in the Spring – will support faster treatment for local patients waiting for day-surgery as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

26 Feb 2021

St George’s cardiologists implant world’s smallest pacemaker

Cardiologists at St George’s have implanted the world’s smallest pacemaker, known as the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, in a first for the hospital.

25 Feb 2021

“It’s something I’ll have forever”

St George’s Head Gardener John Greco has been given his own spot on an illustration of Tooting drawn by London artist Ben Poultney.

24 Feb 2021

“St George’s is an awe-inspiring place” – Interview with Ataul Qadir Tahir, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Ataul Qadir Tahir, who represents the borough of Wandsworth. Why did you want to become a governor? “Having spent a couple of decades as a community leader in Tooting and Balham, I often had people living …

24 Feb 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Learning Curve…

An 88-year-old female is rushed to St George’s after collapsing at home, 23-year-old Robert is in A&E after a beer barrel fell on his leg and law student Jamie is having treatment after a recent operation.

23 Feb 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Going the Distance…

This episode follows the story of a young boy with dreams of competing at the Olympics as well as a father’s struggle to give his children a better upbringing than he had – both stories feature patients who have had to change their goals due to the hurdles and obstacles life presents.

16 Feb 2021

St George’s extends Covid-19 vaccine study to children

St George’s is one of four sites participating in a new study to assess the safety and immune response of the Oxford-AstraZenaca jab – known as the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine – in healthy children aged 6-17 years old.

16 Feb 2021

Members of staff at St George's

Join us for our Merton Question Time event – 8 March 2021, 5.30pm (via Microsoft Teams)

We’re holding a virtual event, hosted by our governors, for our Merton members and local residents to tell us what you think about St George’s and the services we provide. The event is a chance for you to meet your Merton Governor and hear from a member of our executive …

15 Feb 2021

“It was so unexpected”

Hannah Packham, Junior Sister in our Acute Dependency Unit, was sent a gift by a member of the public last week after she appeared in a BBC report at the start of the year.  

12 Feb 2021