News and events
What makes a good week for a hospital chief executive? Well, as I’ve just had one, here’s my view on some of the key ingredients. Learning what’s being done to drive up quality and then hearing from patients how great some of our services are is right up there in …
1 Aug 2013
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s stoma care department has received a special award for its dedication and support to their patients.
St George’s Hospital was the setting for a special reunion this afternoon as Shereen Sadiq returned to the hospital to pay tribute to her NHS Hero, Mr Mehmet Manisali, the maxillofacial surgeon who has turned her life around.
St George’s paediatric psychologist, Dr Gillian Colville, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of paediatric psychology. Dr Colville received the Judith Houghton Award from the Paediatric Psychology Network (a sub-section of the British Psychology Society).
Figures released nationally today from the new Friends and Family Test show that patients who were treated at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and used the new Friends and Family Test feedback system would recommend the trust.
The trust welcomes the report by Robert Francis QC into the failings of Stafford Hospital which will be published later today. Every NHS organisation and every NHS professional must reflect on the report and on their own services to ask “could any aspect of the failings at Stafford Hospital happen …
29 Jul 2013
A Strategic Alliance that will share best practice in research and the education and training of students and health professionals has been agreed between King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre and St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust Board and St George’s, University of London.
The blood pressure unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, has been recognised as a hypertension Centre of Excellence for providing the highest standards of care to its patients.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, has been listed as a finalist in the 2013 HSJ Efficiency Awards for an innovative blood transfusion initiative which aims to improve patient safety and save money.
The first national conference on sexual healthcare services in the country’s prisons has today been held at St George’s Hospital, Tooting.
5 Jun 2013
A garden created to recognise the work of First Touch, the neonatal unit charity at St George’s Hospital, has been awarded a gold medal at the 2013 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust marked International Nurses’ Day on Friday 10th May with the trust’s annual nursing awards.
Awards were presented for Nurse of the Year, Midwife of the Year, Healthcare Assistant of the Year and Mentor of the Year. All award nominees were put forward by fellow colleagues for their outstanding contribution to nursing practice over the last year.
A clinician at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for her work leading research into osteoarthritis, the world’s most common form of arthritis.