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St George’s doctor receives award from Prime Minister

Dr Na’eem Ahmed who established an organisation to help young people to volunteer using their professional skills in 2015 has been named a ‘Point of Light’ by Prime Minister David Cameron. Dr Ahmed set up the Selfless charity, an online volunteering website to promote ‘skillanthropy’, encouraging young people to use …
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6 Jan 2015


’24 Hours in A&E’ is back at St George’s for another series!

A new series returns to Channel 4 at 9pm on 7th January. In this week’s episode staff and patients discuss how A&E is a place where support really matters…
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5 Jan 2015


St George’s staff awarded cancer team of the year award

A specialist cancer team, based at the St George’s Hospital in Tooting, has been recognised with a national award for its pioneering approach and care for men facing penile cancer. The dedicated multi-disciplinary team at the London based hospital fought off competition from around the country and was praised for …
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23 Dec 2014


What is a Genome

South London NHS Genomics Medicine Centre announced

The South London based Genomics Network Alliance has been announced as a successful bidder in the race to become a pioneering Genomic Medicine Centre, part of the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project.
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22 Dec 2014


Statement from St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust on our foundation trust application

The trust has welcomed feedback about its application to become a foundation trust from Monitor – the health sector regulator. St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is regarded as “well-led” by Monitor and also had an overall rating of ‘good’ from the Care Quality Commission following a rigorous inspection in 2014. …
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17 Dec 2014


Hear this! Audiology services at Queen Mary’s Hospital among the best in UK

Audiologists at Queen Mary’s Hospital are among the first in the country to receive accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). In order to achieve such prestigious recognition, the audiology team submitted evidence regarding its facilities, safety, service users’ experiences and the quality of service they received. Four assessors …
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11 Dec 2014


A teaser for episode eight of ’24 Hours in A&E’

The RTS award-winning documentary series continues from its new home, St George’s in south west London, which has one of Britain’s most advanced and busiest A&E departments.
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1 Dec 2014


Getting to know James…

What is your role within A&E? I am one of the consultants in the emergency department. There are 20 of us now. How long have you worked at St George’s? I have been at St George’s since 2010, working in Australia before then. How many patients do you treat in …
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27 Nov 2014


Work and play in episode five of ’24 Hours in A&E’

In this episode, the team at St George’s treat patients who’ve injured themselves through work or play.
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25 Nov 2014


Getting to know Daryl…

Daryl is one of our senior charge nurses. He is seen caring for 22-year-old Paul, a stabbing victim who features in episode four of ’24 Hours in A&E’ (aired 20/11/14). What is your role within A&E? I am one of the Senior Charge Nurses in the department, I manage a team of nurses …
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20 Nov 2014


Spoiler alert for episode four of ’24 Hours in A&E’

In this week’s episode those providing the bedside support take centre stage as a girlfriend, a wife and a daughter keep spirits high in difficult times.
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18 Nov 2014


Join the St George’s team!

We are looking for excellent Senior Staff for a pioneering 17-bed Cardiology Heart Failure Unit with dedicated high dependency beds which is the first of its type in the United Kingdom and Europe! We are looking for passionate and skilled staff to fill the following roles: Lead Cardiac Physiologist Band …
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14 Nov 2014


Getting to know Sandra…

Sandra is a staff nurse in our busy A&E department. She features in episode three of ’24 Hours in A&E’ (aired 13/11/14) discussing what made her want to become a nurse. What is your role within A&E? My role is staff nurse in A&E dept. How long have you worked at …
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13 Nov 2014


A sneak peek into episode three of ’24 Hours in A&E’

This week’s programme focuses on the support given to patients by their loved ones and staff reflect on personal stories that inspired them to work in A&E.
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11 Nov 2014


St George’s community Queen’s nurse caught on camera

In the summer of 2014, the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) commissioned a new film about community nursing. The film shows just some of the innovative and dynamic work that nurses working in the community do today. It also gives the views of senior nurses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, …
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10 Nov 2014