News and events

St George’s co-hosts fetal medicine event at Royal Society of Medicine

On Wednesday 14 June, our fetal medicine and clinical genetics teams co-hosted an educational seminar at premises of the Royal Society of Medicine with Premaitha, makers of the SAFE (St George’s Antenatal Fetal Evaluation) blood test. The test was first offered from June 2015 at the trust.

20 Jun 2016

Education, education, education!

St George’s surgical teaching faculty were nationally recognised by the College of Surgeons of England as the regional team delivering the most Royal College surgical teaching courses in 2015. This award is the result of a great team effort by many consultants and trainee surgeons from different specialties working with …

20 Jun 2016

Dangerous Pursuits

Sometimes doing the things you love gets you into hot water – but you do them anyway because life is made all the better for doing them.

20 Jun 2016

Here we go again

Sometimes, unpleasant things just keep happening time and time again for no reason. All you can do is bear with it and the people featured in this episode have certainly had their fair share of the past repeating itself. 39-year-old Stephan is rushed to St George’s with internal bleeding from …

13 Jun 2016

Keep on going

All the people in this episode are real goers. They get 10 out of 10 for trying. 31-year-old Liam is rushed to St George’s after collapsing at home during an epileptic seizure. It was his fourth seizure of the day and he experiences another at the hospital. He’s given an …

6 Jun 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E

Only Yesterday

Animals and lots of blood feature large in this episode. It’s dramatic and tear-jerking. Riveting stuff. Janine talks about her life-long affection for animals. “I have Asperger’s. I find people, social situations very difficult. People are really complicated. Animals, they’re so much easier,” she says. “I’ve been called ‘Little Miss …

30 May 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E

Staff recognised at Long Service and Values Awards Ceremony

St George’s celebrated over 56 members of staff with more than 25 years of service at the trust at the Annual Long Service Awards Ceremony.

27 May 2016 | Tags: awards chief nurse listening into action long service staff values volunteer

St George’s fetal monitoring team wins national award

St George’s foetal monitoring team has won a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare award at an event held on 24th May.

26 May 2016 | Tags: CTG foetal monitoring gynaecology HSJ awards improvement obstetrics value

Acorn Services – new leaflet provided by the Friends of St George’s

New sexual health information leaflet for people with learning disabilities The sexual health services have produced a leaflet on sexual health for parents, carers and health professionals working with people who have a learning disability. The leaflet can be view on the public website here. Please share the leaflet. The …

23 May 2016 | Tags: sexual health;Courtyard clinic;

Love thy neighbour

It’s not just family and friends who can help you when accidents happen. Sometimes, neighbours do a pretty good job too. 48-year-old train driver Andy is rushed to A&E after falling twelve feet from a tree while cutting branches. He was initially treated at a local hospital, but his injuries …

23 May 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E

The Big Lottery Fund supports local patients with 4 year funding award

Local people with Parkinson’s disease, those undergoing kidney dialysis, and those recovering from neurological injury will benefit from a £144,776 grant award from the Big Lottery Fund to St George’s Hospital Charity, announced today. The 4-year grant award to St George’s Hospital Charity is to expand services that the charity …

17 May 2016 | Tags: Hospital Charity St George's Hospital Charity

St George’s celebrates International Nurses’ Day 2016

St George’s celebrated International Nurses’ Day on Thursday 12th May with the trust’s annual nursing awards.

16 May 2016 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Aunty Lucy healthcare assistant International Nurses' Day mentor midwife nurse Wandsworth Prison

“Quality of life” – 24 Hours in A&E is back

The RTS award-winning documentary series is back following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s Hospital in south-west London – one of the most advanced and busiest A&E departments in the world. A place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. 78-year-old Barrie is …

16 May 2016 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E 24 hours in A&E 24 Hrs A&E 24 hrs in A&E

Announcement regarding St George’s Acting Chief Executive

As a result of serious allegations being made against her, Dr Paula Vasco-Knight has been suspended from her role as Acting Chief Executive at St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The allegations are financial in nature and relate to her work at a previous employer. The Trust Board has asked the …

3 May 2016

Support Grace in her Marathon run!

If you enjoyed reading about Grace Harvard (see 19 April) then look / listen out for her on Monday morning when she will reveal what it is really like to run the Marathon. Catch Grace at: 0740 hours – Celebrity Green Start Point – BBC Breakfast 0840 hours – Red …

22 Apr 2016 | Tags: Grace Harvard; Marathon;