News and Events

St George’s supports EU staff by paying settled status costs

St George’s announced that any member of our EU staff who applies to remain in the UK as part of the EU Settlement Scheme will be fully reimbursed the costs by the Trust. Continue reading

28 Nov 2018

World surgical first for trauma and orthopaedics

Our trauma and orthopaedic team at St George’s became the first in the world to use the new Stryker T2A femoral nail equipment earlier this month. Continue reading

27 Nov 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Inside Out…

In this episode – Inside Out – we see 24-year-old Samuel being rushed to A&E after crashing his motorbike and being thrown into the road. Continue reading

26 Nov 2018

St George’s launches films to prepare patients for surgery

People who are due to have surgery at St George’s can now watch three short films and an animation beforehand to help them prepare. Continue reading

21 Nov 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Mother’s Courage

This episode – Mother’s Courage – focuses on a Mother’s role in different family units. Continue reading

19 Nov 2018

Trust brings in new cardiac surgeon to lead service at St George’s

St George’s has brought in a new cardiac surgeon, Mr Steven Livesey, from outside the organisation to provide leadership for the service. Continue reading

19 Nov 2018

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

The first episode of the sixteenth series of 24 Hours in A&E – Value of Life – airs tonight (Monday 12 November) at 9pm on Channel 4. Continue reading

12 Nov 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e Emergency Department

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

We’re developing a new clinical strategy (2019-2024) for St George’s. It will be agreed in March 2019, and will drive everything we do going forward – from the range of healthcare services we provide, to how we invest our resources. Following initial events in July, we are holding a second … Continue reading

5 Nov 2018

Three St George’s consultants named in Progress 1000

Three St George’s consultants were named in the prestigious Evening Standard Progress 1000, made up of the top 1000 most influential people in London. Continue reading

22 Oct 2018 | Tags: Evening Standard London influence Progress 1000

Baby who survives after heart stops beating for 22 minutes turns one

A baby born more than three months prematurely, and whose heart stopped beating for 22 minutes in emergency surgery at five days old, celebrates her first birthday today (17 October). Continue reading

17 Oct 2018

St George’s Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) service celebrates 25 year anniversary

This week marks the 25th year of our Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) service, which treats patients with a genetic condition that causes tumours in different parts of the body. Tuberous Sclerosis affects around 1 million people worldwide. It causes mainly non-cancerous (benign) tumours to develop, which can lead to multiple problems … Continue reading

12 Oct 2018

Who Cares Wins award nomination for St George’s surgeon

Well done to Zahid Mukhtar, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at St George’s, on being nominated for The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. Zahid unfortunately lost out in the Best Neonatal Specialist category at the ceremony on Monday 10 October, but to even be nominated is a huge achievement. He was nominated for … Continue reading

10 Oct 2018

St George’s Emergency Department to offer life-saving HIV testing

From Monday 1 October, St George’s Emergency Department (ED) will be offering HIV testing to all patients, aged 18-59, as part of their routine blood tests. Continue reading

28 Sep 2018

New platelet donors needed in London to help cancer patients

NHS Blood and Transplant needs more than 500 new platelet donors at donor centres in London, including the blood centre based at St George’s Hospital. Continue reading

24 Sep 2018 | Tags: blood donation Tooting Blood Centre

Find out about the great opportunities for nurses at our Open Day

Whether you’re a Band 5 or Band 6 Registered Nurse, Newly-Qualified, or qualifying in 2018-19, please consider St George’s as a great place to develop your career. A special Nursing Recruitment Open Day on Saturday 27 October 2018, from 9am – 3.30pm will showcase the many opportunities for nurses. Attendees will discover why St George’s is a great place … Continue reading

20 Sep 2018