News and events


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Field of Dreams

This episode explores fatherhood and the fundamental role a father plays in a child’s life.

9 Feb 2021


Celebrities say ‘thank you’ to St George’s staff

From Lorraine Kelly and Susanna Reid to Ashley Roberts and Paul Hollywood, a huge number of celebrities jumped at the chance to send a special thank you message to our staff.

8 Feb 2021


“We are blessed to have got married in St George’s chapel.”

A couple who tied the knot in the chapel at St George’s Hospital have thanked the staff who organised their wedding day.

5 Feb 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Enduring Love…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty third series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode …

2 Feb 2021


Novavax vaccine shows 89% efficacy in trial led by St George’s

St George’s was the lead UK site for the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine trial which today, Friday 29 January, published data showing the vaccine to be 89.3% effective in preventing Covid-19 infection.

29 Jan 2021


‘’I’ve had messages from so many people – it’s been amazing.’’

A photo of Velinda Beran, Sister and team leader on our cardiac intensive care unit at St George’s, can be seen all over the world at present. The image – which is also being used as part of a new Government campaign – shows Velinda treating a patient in ITU …

28 Jan 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Pay It Forward…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

26 Jan 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: You Can’t Buy Love…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

19 Jan 2021


Key information for patients about the Covid-19 vaccine

The NHS is currently offering the Covid-19 vaccine to people most at risk from the virus. St George’s is one of 50 hospital hubs across the country that is administering the vaccine to the priority groups. The Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against …

19 Jan 2021


St George’s home-birth service has now re-started

Last month, we took the difficult decision to temporarily suspend all home-births connected with St George’s Hospital. We are pleased to confirm that we have today (Friday, 15 January) re-started our home-birth service, meaning women planning to have their baby at home, and who live in areas which the Trust …

15 Jan 2021


Past Covid-19 infection provides some immunity, but reinfections are seen after eight months  

People infected with Covid-19 in the first wave of the pandemic were 94% protected against reinfection in the second wave, a study by microbiologists at St George’s has found, although those with immunity may be vulnerable to catching the virus again. The study, led by Dr Aodhán Breathnach, Consultant Medical …

15 Jan 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count on Me…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty-third series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day.

12 Jan 2021


Notice for those calling St George’s: Temporary phone fault resolved (Monday 4 January)

Monday 4 January, 3.15pm This issue has now been resolved. Anyone calling the hospital, including switchboard on 020 8672 1255, should get through as normal. Thank you for your patience while we worked to correct the issue. ————— Monday 4 January, 2pm St George’s is currently experiencing a fault with …

4 Jan 2021


Planned operations, outpatient appointments and diagnostic tests – update for all patients

Like all hospitals, we are seeing increased demand for our services at present, due to Covid-19 combined with a higher number of patients accessing urgent and emergency care. To ensure we can continue to provide safe and effective care for those patients that need it, we have taken the proactive decision …

23 Dec 2020


National lockdown: Stay at home

Tougher restrictions are now in place in London and across the country as part of the national lockdown announced by the government on 4 January 2021. The lockdown has been introduced following a rapid rise in Covid-19 infections attributed to the spread of a new variant of the virus. You …

21 Dec 2020