News and Events


Jacqueline Totterdell named in HSJ’s Top CEOs of 2022

Jacqueline Totterdell, Group Chief Executive of St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group has been named as one of the Top 50 leaders of NHS Trusts by the Health Service Journal (HSJ). The HSJ has compiled the Top 50 CEOs list annually for the last eight …

21 Apr 2022


Frontline staff urge Londoners to use NHS services appropriately this Easter

Staff at St George’s are urging south west Londoners to take extra care and only attend the emergency department in genuine emergencies over the coming Easter weekend.

12 Apr 2022


How to access care this Easter

Find out how to access health care, mental health care, pharmacy advice, GP appointments, urgent dental treatment or coronavirus advice over the Easter weekend.

12 Apr 2022


Taking the carbon out of hospital menus

St George’s Hospital in Tooting is the first Trust in the country to decarbonise their patient menu, saving 23 tonnes of carbon, the equivalent of planting 30 acres of forests. The Trust has reduced the carbon footprint of its patient menu by over eight per cent, the equivalent of charging …

7 Apr 2022


Group Chief Nurse awarded MBE in recognition of her contribution to nursing

England’s most senior, internationally trained, Acute Trust Chief Nursing Officer, Arlene Wellman, has been awarded an MBE for her career in nursing. She was presented with the award yesterday by HRH Charles, Prince of Wales at Windsor Castle. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Arlene came to the UK more than …

31 Mar 2022


Parents to learn lifesaving skills to care for their seriously ill children at home thanks to new hospital training facility

Parents in south-west London are being offered training to care for their very ill children in a brand-new suite – the first of its kind in London – at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. The suite is funded by WellChild, the national charity for seriously ill children. Parents will be …

29 Mar 2022


24 Hours in A&E compilation episode: Someone to stand by me

The award-winning 24 hours in A&E returns with a series of compilations featuring some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in South London – places where life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode features three patients …

28 Mar 2022


MyCare St George’s Patient Portal launches

MyCare St George’s patient portal gives you the ability to view information about your care. Once registered, you can use MyCare 24/7 on your computer, mobile or tablet. You will be able to provide key information ahead of your appointment, helping us to better prepare for your appointment. In some …

28 Mar 2022


St George’s nurse Edi Lorusso wins national lifetime achievement award

44-year-old St George’s nurse Edi Lorusso has scooped a lifetime achievement award at the sixth annual Our Health Heroes Awards sponsored by NHS Employers (part of NHS Confederation). Despite tough national competition, Edi secured nearly 60% of the public vote, with her impressive track record of achievement leading her to …

25 Mar 2022


Chief Executive thanks staff on National Day of Reflect to mark second anniversary of covid lockdown

Jacqueline Totterdell has reflected upon the last two years in a special video message to St George’s, Epsom and St Helier staff today on the National Day of Reflection (23 March). The National Day of Reflection marks the second anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK. During that …

23 Mar 2022


One stop shop clinics for cancer speed up diagnosis for south west Londoners

Hundreds of south west Londoners are benefiting from NHS clinics that have opened to speed up diagnosis for people who do not have ‘alarm symptoms’ for a specific type of cancer. Rapid diagnostic cancer clinics – one stop shops designed to make assessments quicker – have been rolled out across …

23 Mar 2022


London’s NHS leaders unite in showing support to staff affected by violence and aggression from patients

NHS leaders across London – including Jacqueline Totterdell, Group Chief Executive of St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospitals and Health Group – have come together to show solidarity against rising levels of violence and aggression by patients towards NHS staff and colleagues. 

22 Mar 2022


24 Hours in A&E compilation episode: A Life’s Work

The award-winning 24 hours in A&E returns with a series of compilations featuring some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in South London – places where life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode features three patients …

21 Mar 2022


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Where there’s a will

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty sixth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. It’s a …

15 Mar 2022


Bishop James Newcome visits St George’s

St George’s was delighted to host a visit from Bishop James Newcome, the Church of England Bishop responsible for the NHS and healthcare, in March. As part of his role, Bishop James regularly speaks in the House of Lords and in public on NHS matters, and he was keen to …

14 Mar 2022