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Trust staff triumph at the NHS Parliamentary Awards

Congratulations to our staff for triumphing at the NHS Parliamentary awards today. We are delighted to announce that Charmaine Angela Case, Lead Clinical Specialist Nurse won the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the NHS Parliamentary Awards. And she was joined by members of our Emergency Department and Homelessness Service who …
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5 Jul 2023


Patients, staff and families share gratitude as Thank You Day gets under way

Sunday 2 July is the third annual Thank You Day – and St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group is asking people to join us in thanking our staff and volunteers for all their amazing work. The awareness event started off with a handful of organisations …
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30 Jun 2023


Microbiology services now centralised at St George’s Hospital

The majority of South West London Pathology (SWLP) microbiology services for south west London and Surrey Downs have today (26 June) been centralised at St George’s Hospital to create a large and resilient microbiology service for primary and acute care in the area. This consolidation has been undertaken in order …
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27 Jun 2023


Help us celebrate 75 years of the NHS

Share your stories  5 July 2023 marks 75 years of the National Health Service and we want you to help us celebrate this major milestone. Please get in touch and tell us your stories about St George’s. Whether you’ve worked for us, been a patient, or come from a family …
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23 Jun 2023


Cardiac nurse wins national award for pioneering work with St George’s recognised as a ‘Centre of Excellence’

St George’s University Hospital has been recognised as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for a common and yet all too often mis-diagnosed heart rhythm condition. Carolyn Campbell-Cole, Lead Arrhythmia Nurse Specialist at St George’s has received this prestigious award in recognition of pioneering work for Implementation and Development of Non-Medical Led …
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23 Jun 2023


Update on proposed new locations for children’s cancer centre for London and south east England 

In November 2022, St George’s submitted a bid to become the new Children’s Cancer Principal Treatment Centre covering south London, Kent, Medway, most of Surrey, East Sussex and Brighton and Hove. To make sure that everyone who wants to can share their view on the new centre, NHS England – London will soon reach out to children, teenagers, families, staff and communities to ask them how the consultation for this project should be designed.
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21 Jun 2023 | Tags: #kidsdeservestgeorges


St George’s finalists in the NHS Parliamentary Awards

Two nominations from St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospital Group have been shortlisted in The 2023 NHS Parliamentary Awards. Charmaine Angela Case a Breast Screening Clinical Nurse Specialist was shortlisted as an individual for Lifetime Achievement, while the St George’s Emergency Department & Homelessness Team was shortlisted for The Excellence …
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15 Jun 2023


Record-breaking demand as emergency departments heat up, just hours before doctors’ strikes get under way

Visits to emergency departments (EDs) rocketed on Monday, with more people coming through the doors than ever before. More than 1,250 people went to one of St George’s, Epsom and St Helier’s three EDs – a rise on the previous record of 1,170, and a huge increase on a typical …
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13 Jun 2023


Junior doctor strikes, 14-17 June: information for patients

The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA), the trade unions for doctors in the UK, have announced that their members will be participating in strike action for 72 hours from 7am on Wednesday 14 June until 7am on Saturday 17 June.    The strike …
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9 Jun 2023


Hospitals issue warning as weekend’s weather forecast looks more South of France than South London

Summer looks like it’s here at last – but with a surge in temperatures also meaning a surge in people visiting emergency departments, members of the public are urged to stay safe in the sun. Earlier this week the UK Health Security Agency and Met Office issued their first heat-health …
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9 Jun 2023


Demand in hospitals expected to continue into third May Bank Holiday weekend

Thousands of NHS staff will be working tirelessly over the bank holiday weekend to care for those in urgent need in Surrey and south west London. Doctors, nurses, porters, and cleaners are among the 3,000-plus staff working on Monday at St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health …
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26 May 2023


Celebrating the magic of milk, sharing love and saving lives!

May 19 it is World Breastmilk Donation Day; a global celebration of the importance of milk banks. The staff on the neonatal unit at St George’s refer to human breast milk as “liquid gold” and “medicine”.  Containing a complete spectrum of nutrients and immune-system compounds not present in formula milk, …
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18 May 2023


Celebrating our ODP’s, meet Eric Intrepide

On 14 May each year, we celebrate our Operating Department Practitioners, better known as ODP’s. ODP’s play a vital role in our theatres, without them our surgery would not be possible. For ODP day, we caught up with Eric Intrepide, who’s been part of St George’s since 2009. How did …
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17 May 2023


Family of hospitals join up to deliver improved care to local people

Hospitals launch new five-year strategy committing to providing outstanding care, together, for the people of south west London, Surrey and beyond.
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15 May 2023


An insight into a career in nursing from our gesh nurses

For International Nurses Day 2023, we give you an insight into a career in nursing from our St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospital Group (gesh) nurses. Kalai, Pre-Assessment Diabetic and Practice Educator Nurse, St George’s University Hospital How did you get into your current role? I qualified as a …
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12 May 2023