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Guardian angels on ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on patients and their families who feel like a guardian angel has watched over them at a crucial time.

17 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E cancer guardian angels Paediatrics seris 8


Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015 is here!

Find out what we’ll be doing to support this internationally renowned awareness campaign

16 Mar 2015


John feels the wonder of the da Vinci robot

St George’s has been reported to be the hospital carrying out the highest number of partial nephrectomies using the da Vinci® Surgical System.

12 Mar 2015 | Tags: da Vinci kidney partial nephrectomy robotic surgery urology world kidney day


St George’s tackles false fire alarms on site

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest single-site hospitals in the UK. Due to the size of our site the trust has chosen to operate under an automatic fire system which triggers an immediate call to the fire brigade when an alarm is activated. Recent …

11 Mar 2015 | Tags: false alarms fire alarms Fire Brigade new training


Broken bones and broken relationships in ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on patients recovering from broken bones as well as broken relationships.

10 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 hours in A&E CT relationships trauma


Flowers from the Queen delight visitors and staff

Staff at St George’s Hospital were surprised and delighted to receive a call from Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to say that Her Majesty the Queen wanted to donate some flowers to us.

5 Mar 2015 | Tags: Her Majesty Royal Family Royals St George's st george's hospital St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust The Queen tooting


More drama with ’24 Hours in A&E’ this week

We’re back for another 60-minutes of A&E drama this Wednesday at 9pm on Channel 4. This week the episode focuses on a group of women who come into the department needing treatment for a variety of illnesses and trauma.

4 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E CT scan Emergency Department spinal fractures Stroke


Medical Proceure

St George’s trains the Sky1 TV stars at a ‘Critical’ bootcamp

Sky 1’s ‘Critical’ contacted St George’s for guidance on medical accuracy. Dr Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse in Emergency Care at St George’s offered to provide training for the 23-strong cast and crew.

3 Mar 2015 | Tags: Critical drama education filming major trauma centre Sky 1 training


Parents, children and partners on ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode was scheduled to be the last in the current series. However, we know it’s still cold outside and you need some St George’s A&E drama to warm your heart and keep things cosy on a midweek evening so we’re going to keep the episodes coming

24 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 hours in A&E cardiology family relationships Series 8 trauma


St George’s to create a new specialist youth service for victims of gang-related violence

St George’s will be one of the major trauma centres (MTC) to host specialist youth workers dealing directly with young victims of gang crime, it was announced today. The youth workers will be placed in every MTC to support victims and reduce youth violence in London under the major expansion …

17 Feb 2015 | Tags: deputy mayor funding gang-related violence major trauma major trauma centre new initiative specialist youth workers


‘Broadchurch’ at St George’s!

On one overcast Saturday in September 2014 St George’s opened its doors to the crew and cast of ITV’s award winning drama, ‘Broadchurch’. The 30-strong crew arrived early in the morning and parked up their three lorries that were brimming with lighting, costume changes and location props – it was …

16 Feb 2015 | Tags: Broadchurch David Tennant filming health advice Olivia Colman pacemaker


St George’s is taking part in pioneering new buddy scheme to improve experience of care for cancer patients

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to be taking part in a pioneering ‘buddy scheme’ to help some NHS trusts in England to improve cancer patients’ experience of care. St George’s was identified by the recent Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) as being one of the most …

13 Feb 2015 | Tags: buddy scheme cancer Cancer patient experience mentor patient experience


Mark’s Miracle

St George’s is one of the largest single-site hospitals in the UK and has one of Britain’s most advanced and busiest A&E departments. Approximately 400 people visit our emergency department (ED) every day. They come to us seeking care and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions – painful …

11 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Consultant Will major trauma miracle


A teaser for episode six of ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s episode focuses on freedom, independence and renewal.

10 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E air ambulance major trauma mental health tree surgeon


Fifth episode of ’24 Hours in A&E’ at St George’s FT!

This week’s episode of ’24 Hours in A&E’ focuses on older patients who are often reluctant to get the help they need, while younger patients are treated after very different accidents.

3 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 hours in A&E Foundation Trust Geriatric medicine