News and Events

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Change is Gonna Come…

This episode features patients whose visions of the world are rocked by life-changing events – exploring what happens when our ideals and expectations meet the stark realities of life. Continue reading

15 Jan 2019

Former BBC war correspondent has face rebuilt by surgeons at St George’s Hospital

Former BBC war correspondent Martin Bell has had his face rebuilt by maxillofacial surgeons at St George’s after a fall on his return from holiday. Continue reading

9 Jan 2019

The future of St George’s (2019-2024) – last chance to give your views

The development of our new clinical strategy is now well underway. Once agreed in March 2019, it will drive everything we do – from the range of services we provide, to how we invest our resources. We’ve been asking our staff and the local community to help us develop the … Continue reading

8 Jan 2019

First episode of the 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E: Acts of Love…

The 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E starts on Tuesday 8 January at 9pm on Channel 4. In this life-affirming episode – Acts of Love – we meet patients who do extraordinary things for the people they love, under the most complex and difficult circumstances.  Continue reading

8 Jan 2019

New spinal navigation technology used at St George’s for the first time

Surgeons at St George’s have used 3D spinal navigation equipment – unveiled by England Netball gold winners – for the first time to carry out life-changing spine surgery. Continue reading

3 Jan 2019

St George’s develops UK first anti-reflux surgery service

Surgeons at St George’s carried out a new endoscopic treatment for acid reflux, called Stretta, for the first time in October. Continue reading

20 Dec 2018

St George’s stroke team helps develop Vietnam stroke unit

Following years of collaborative working, the stroke team at St George’s has formally partnered with Phu Tho Hospital in Vietnam by signing a memorandum of understanding to help develop their stroke unit. Continue reading

20 Dec 2018

St George’s celebrates 200 episodes of 24 Hours in A&E

The 200th episode of 24 Hours in A&E – the 130th episode at its home at St George’s – will be broadcast tonight (Monday 17 December) on Channel 4 at 9pm. Continue reading

17 Dec 2018

Christmas comes early to the playroom thanks to Isabella and family!

Isabella Lorusso, the daughter of one of our nurses at St George’s, visited our children’s playroom to spread some festive cheer with our paediatric patients. Continue reading

12 Dec 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Job For Life…

This episode – A Job For Life – features the stories of three people filmed over 24 hours at St George’s. Continue reading

10 Dec 2018

St George’s cardiac surgery service is safe, but further improvements are needed 

The cardiac surgery service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is safe, but further improvements are needed, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has confirmed in an inspection report published today (Thursday, 6 December). Continue reading

6 Dec 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: To have and to hold…

This episode – To have and to hold – focuses on stories of triumph in the face of adversity. Continue reading

3 Dec 2018

Macmillan Cancer Support and St George’s celebrate improved cancer care in south west London

Patients and staff came together last week (22 November) to celebrate the achievements of a three-year programme to provide an excellent experience of care for people affected by cancer at St George’s Hospital. Macmillan has invested £1.7 million since 2015 to help support patients during what can be an overwhelming and … Continue reading

30 Nov 2018

Maternal fetal medicine team win international award

The maternal fetal medicine team at St George’s, led by Professor Asma Khalil, won an award at the 28th World Congress of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology last month. Continue reading

28 Nov 2018

Dr Ranj gets a Strictly surprise from our Play Room!

The Play Room team at St George’s, along with some of our younger patients, made Strictly Come Dancing star and St George’s doctor, Dr Ranj, his very own glitterball trophy. Continue reading

28 Nov 2018