News and events


New Children and Young People’s Council set up at St George’s

A new Children and Young People’s Council has been set up at St George’s Hospital to enable young patients to support each other, and provide input into hospital decisions affecting children and young people The Children and Young People’s Council met for the first time earlier this year, and is …

20 Apr 2021


How the NHS and care services use your information

St George’s is one of many organisations working in the health and care system to improve care for patients and the public. Whenever you use a health or care service, such as attending Accident & Emergency or using Community Care services, important information about you is collected in a patient …

19 Apr 2021


‘24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’ wins TV Award

24 Hours in A&E has won the Best Brand-Driven Format Award at the annual International Format Awards for a special collaboration with the British Heart Foundation ’24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’.

16 Apr 2021


Urgent care pilot extended at Queen Mary’s Hospital

People with injuries such as burns, sprains, broken bones, cuts, bruises and wounds can continue to be seen conveniently and locally at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton, as a pilot urgent care service is extended for a further six months. The service offers appointments with emergency practitioners (nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics) …

12 Apr 2021


Tooting Health Centre: Temporary phone line fault (Thursday 8 April)

Tooting Health Centre is currently experiencing a fault with incoming and outgoing calls.

8 Apr 2021


St George’s nurse features in CBeebies show Our Family

Vicky Morrison, one of our senior nurses and LGBTQ+ staff network co-chair, will appear with her family on the series starting 5 April.

1 Apr 2021


“It is hard for me to express the astonishment I feel at the dedication and courage of staff” – Interview with Sandhya Drew, Governor

As part of our series of interviews with the Trust’s governors, we spoke with Sandhya Drew, who represents the rest of England constituency on our council of governors. Why did you want to become a governor? I underwent successful brain surgery in January 2016. After that I did some fundraising …

22 Mar 2021


Daughter donates kidney to mum in transplant operation at St George’s

Jane Altneu is the first patient  at St George’s to receive a kidney transplant since the hospital’s transplant programme was re-started last month.

19 Mar 2021


Safer screening test for Down’s syndrome recommended for twin pregnancies

A study involving more than 1,000 women pregnant with twins has shown the Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) to be effective and safe in detecting Down’s syndrome.

18 Mar 2021


One year on: Say ‘thank you’ to St George’s staff

To mark the anniversary of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown, we would like your help in saying a big ‘thank you’ to St George’s staff for their incredible work throughout the pandemic.

16 Mar 2021


Update on new modular operating theatres and Covid-19 vaccine hub at Queen Mary’s

In February, we announced plans to establish four new modular operating theatres on the Queen Mary’s Hospital site. The facility is being set up as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has led to longer waiting times for patients waiting for routine operations and procedures across south west …

15 Mar 2021


Community midwifery hubs: Temporary phone fault (Thursday 11 March)

St George’s community midwifery hubs are currently experiencing a fault with incoming calls to numbers starting 0208 812.

11 Mar 2021


St George’s launches new Covid-19 vaccine campaign for staff

St George’s Hospital has launched a new campaign to encourage and support its staff to get their Covid-19 vaccine. The hospital’s new ‘Be like…’ campaign features a number of different staff, including a doctor, nurse, porter, radiographer and a manager who have had their Covid-19 vaccine. All five staff featured …

8 Mar 2021


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