News and Events

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – the most successful yet!

St George’s hosted its annual Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September and right from the start there was a real buzz with lots of people lining up for coffee and cake and people winning prizes at the very lively tombola outside the main reception at St George’s Hospital. Thanks …

7 Oct 2014 | Tags: cake coffee morning fundraising Macmillan

St George’s, University of London ranks in Top 200 best universities in the world

For the first time St George’s, University of London, has been ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world in a new authoritative survey by the Times Higher Education magazine. In the World University Rankings 2014 – 2015, St George’s has been placed at 196th globally. Last …

7 Oct 2014

St George’s is one of the most improved trusts for cancer patient experience

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has been listed as one of the most improved trusts for cancer patient experience. This is according to a league table released by Macmillan Cancer Support.

2 Oct 2014 | Tags: improvement League Table Macmillan patient experience survey

Official opening of the First Touch garden at St George’s

On Friday 26th September BBC television presenter, Sophie Raworth officially opened the First Touch garden at St George’s.

29 Sep 2014 | Tags: BBC Charity First Touch garden neonatal Raising Awareness Sophie Raworth

A very generous gift from the Harrison family

On Tuesday 23 September our neonatal unit received a very generous gift from the Harrison family. Dean Harrison completed the Great North Run this month to raise funds for First Touch and to thank St George’s neonatal unit for the care his son Lenny received. Lenny was born at exactly …

25 Sep 2014 | Tags: First Touch fundraising neonatal neonatal charity

St George’s has received its 100th helipad patient

St George’s has received its 100th helipad patient.
The patient who was involved in a road traffic accident needed emergency medical care and was flown to the hospital’s major trauma centre on September 14th.

23 Sep 2014 | Tags: Boris Johnson helipad HELP appeal major trauma patient

All welcome at our 2014 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting (AGM) The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an opportunity to learn more about these achievements and the work of the trust as well as our plans for the future. It is also your chance to put questions directly to the trust chair and chief executive. Members of …

17 Sep 2014

Bone marrow study day at St George’s

Tuesday 2nd September was the bone marrow study day at St George’s healthcare NHS Trust. With over 80 delegates attending, the afternoon session brought together a mixture of professionals from the haematology and surrounding teams with an aim to improve their knowledge of the bone marrow transplant process. Dr Mickey …

9 Sep 2014 | Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant patient experience Sharing Experience Stem Cell Study Day transplant

Come and join the St George’s team!

Are you a registered nurse with a passion for providing high quality and innovative care? Come and join our ambitious and progressive team at an exciting time of expansion for the cardiovascular directorate at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust. We are developing a pioneering 17-bed cardiology heart failure unit with …

1 Sep 2014 | Tags: cardiology jobs nurse staff recruitment

Come Dine With Us at St George’s

We invited our twitter followers and members of the public visiting St George’s Hospital to a free taste-testing session.

1 Sep 2014 | Tags: come dine with us department of health Hospital food NHS Food nutrition st george's hospital

Specialised stroke units are saving 96 more lives a year

New research has shown 96 more lives are being saved every year thanks to specialised stroke units like the one we have here at St George’s Hospital.

11 Aug 2014 | Tags: Rapid Response Research Saving Lives Stroke Treatment

The results are in for our Council of Governors election

Nominations for our Council of Governors elections have now closed, but you can view the list of candidates here

29 Jul 2014

Quality Account showcases continuing improvements for St George’s patients

The St George’s Quality Account 2013/14 is now available on the trust’s website and on the NHS Choices website Every NHS trust in the country publishes a Quality Account each year. Quality Accounts assess how well a trust is performing against national targets set by the Department of …

10 Jul 2014

Regional Trauma Networks are increasing patient survival rates

New figures show that patients in England have a 30 per cent improved chance of surviving severe injuries since the introduction of Regional Trauma Networks

2 Jul 2014

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust publishes ward staffing data

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has published its staffing fill rates and safety data on the NHS Choices website this week*. This is in accordance with a 2013 report produced by Jane Cummings, the Chief Nursing Officer for England, the National Quality Board and the Trust Development Authority. Maintaining the …

25 Jun 2014