News and events


First of its kind Mammography Apprenticeship launched at St George’s Hospital

St George’s Hospital in London and South Thames College are delighted to be working in partnership with the launch of a brand new Apprenticeship, the first of its kind in the country. On Thursday 10 January, the first 18 Mammography Associate Practitioner Apprentices attended an official launch of the new …

23 Jan 2019


Cardiac surgery mortality review at St George’s

A mortality review of patients who underwent cardiac surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is being carried out. The mortality review at St George’s – commissioned by NHS Improvement – is being conducted by a panel of independent cardiac surgery, cardiology and anaesthetic consultants. The panel is reviewing …

23 Jan 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Cards You’re Dealt…

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

22 Jan 2019


Stem Cell Transplant Team achieve top results in latest figures

Latest figures from NHS England show that our Stem Cell Transplant Team at St George’s is performing better than the rest of the UK.

18 Jan 2019


British Journal of Midwifery Award nomination for Getting Over the Bump

Congratulations to the Getting Over the Bump team on their nomination in the ‘Innovation in Practice’ category at the British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) Practice Awards. The Getting Over the Bump service at St George’s Hospital was established in 2016 and is believed to be the only service of its kind …

17 Jan 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Change is Gonna Come…

This episode features patients whose visions of the world are rocked by life-changing events – exploring what happens when our ideals and expectations meet the stark realities of life.

15 Jan 2019


Former BBC war correspondent has face rebuilt by surgeons at St George’s Hospital

Former BBC war correspondent Martin Bell has had his face rebuilt by maxillofacial surgeons at St George’s after a fall on his return from holiday.

9 Jan 2019


The future of St George’s (2019-2024) – last chance to give your views

The development of our new clinical strategy is now well underway. Once agreed in March 2019, it will drive everything we do – from the range of services we provide, to how we invest our resources. We’ve been asking our staff and the local community to help us develop the …

8 Jan 2019


First episode of the 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E: Acts of Love…

The 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E starts on Tuesday 8 January at 9pm on Channel 4. In this life-affirming episode – Acts of Love – we meet patients who do extraordinary things for the people they love, under the most complex and difficult circumstances. 

8 Jan 2019


New spinal navigation technology used at St George’s for the first time

Surgeons at St George’s have used 3D spinal navigation equipment – unveiled by England Netball gold winners – for the first time to carry out life-changing spine surgery.

3 Jan 2019


St George’s develops UK first anti-reflux surgery service

Surgeons at St George’s carried out a new endoscopic treatment for acid reflux, called Stretta, for the first time in October.

20 Dec 2018


St George’s stroke team helps develop Vietnam stroke unit

Following years of collaborative working, the stroke team at St George’s has formally partnered with Phu Tho Hospital in Vietnam by signing a memorandum of understanding to help develop their stroke unit.

20 Dec 2018


St George’s celebrates 200 episodes of 24 Hours in A&E

The 200th episode of 24 Hours in A&E – the 130th episode at its home at St George’s – will be broadcast tonight (Monday 17 December) on Channel 4 at 9pm.

17 Dec 2018


Christmas comes early to the playroom thanks to Isabella and family!

Isabella Lorusso, the daughter of one of our nurses at St George’s, visited our children’s playroom to spread some festive cheer with our paediatric patients.

12 Dec 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Job For Life…

This episode – A Job For Life – features the stories of three people filmed over 24 hours at St George’s.

10 Dec 2018