News and events
St George’s Hospital is operating business as usual following a major incident in the early hours of Tuesday 11th September, which saw five patients brought to the hospital’s major trauma centre following a road traffic accident on the A3.
Based in the heart of Tooting, St George’s Hospital and University have a shared history dating back nearly 300 years. We are delighted to be opening our doors again for this year’s open day on Saturday 13th October 2012, where people of all ages can come and learn more about our work.
Drew Fleming started in his new role of divisional chair of surgery, theatres, neurosciences and cancer at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust this week. Drew had previously held the post of clinical director for surgery at the trust.
Steven Bolam started in his new role of director of finance, performance and informatics at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust this week.
A report published by London Ambulance Service (LAS) shows that the catheter lab at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, is achieving the best survival rates in London.
New joint director of estates and facilities for St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London
Neal Deans has been appointed to the role of joint director of estates and facilities for St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London.
NHS Heroes is a new national award scheme that recognises the efforts of staff whose expertise, passion for care, concern and everyday kindness touches the lives of patients and their families in hospital and community services. People whose day-to-day work has changed, enhanced or even saved a life dear to them.
In his latest blog Miles discusses the opportunity the NHS Heroes awards scheme offers to recognise the people who go the extra mile to make a difference and who do great things every day.
Miles also discusses the St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust staff values, the Living our Values Awards winners and how the trust celebrated International Nurses’ Day.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, has been listed as a finalist in the 2012 HSJ Efficiency Awards for a heat recovery project that aims to reduce the trust’s carbon footprint and save money.
The Torch Relay has already begun and the Olympic Flame is travelling around the country now. It will visit every London Borough and comes through Tooting on Monday, 23rd July 2012 at about 17.00hrs.
17 Jul 2012 | Tags: olympics
High standards in a number of clinical areas at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including mortality and infection rates, are demonstrated through the trust’s 2011/12 Quality Account, which published at the end of June.
In his latest blog Miles discusses the inquest into the death of Kane Gorny, which colleagues may have read about in the media over the last week. Kane was admitted for an operation in 2009 with complex medical needs and we failed to care for him as we should have. Sadly he died as a result. Miles apologises on behalf of the trust for this failure in our duty of care, and discusses the action taken to protect other patients.
Summary As part of creating an expanded maternity workforce which is sustainable and safe, a formal staff consultation has been carried out into the skill mix within midwifery. This consultation is about net investment in our maternity service, which will increase the number of midwives and improve quality. Evidence clearly …
27 Jun 2012 | Tags: Midwifery staffing workforce review