News and events
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.
A robotic surgical technique which allows the accurate removal of cancerous tumours from the kidney has been performed for the first time in the UK at St George’s Hospital, Tooting. Using ‘Firefly’ technology in the da Vinci surgical robot, the technique is known as immunofluorescence assisted partial nephrectomy. This is …
7 May 2013 | Tags: Firefly
The 2012 Care Quality Commission (CQC) survey of adult inpatients has shown that St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has maintained and built on its improvements to inpatient care.
A St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust therapy consultant has been selected to join a database of expert health professionals who will help develop national policies for services involving older people.
The heart attack team at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, has been shortlisted for the ‘Cardiovascular Team of the Year’ award at the 2013 BMJ Group Improving Health Awards.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Hammersmith and Fulham Action on Disability (HAFAD) have teamed up to give students with learning disabilities of Cricket Green School in Mitcham the chance to gain valuable work experience.