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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


Getting to know Will…

Will is an emergency medicine consultant at St George’s Hospital. He is seen in episode two of the 7th series of ’24 hours in A&E’ (aired 06/11/14) treating 19-year-old Billy who has been thrown twenty feet from his motocross bike during a race. What is your role within A&E? I …
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6 Nov 2014


Getting to know Mo…

What is your role within A&E? As a trauma registrar you must be present at all major trauma calls and lead the assessment and management of the unwell patient in conjunction with the emergency department consultant. We also provide a specialist service for all trauma and orthopaedic issues (including foreign …
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5 Nov 2014


Wandsworth Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Team launches ‘Tea Talk’

The team behind Wandsworth’s Children’s Speech and Language Therapy department  launched a brand new initiative called ‘Tea Talk’ last week. ‘Tea Talk’ aims to teach the parents of Wandsworth about the importance of talking to children at teatime. Research released by the National Literacy Trust shows that children who sit down to …
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4 Nov 2014


Physiological Birth: Promoting Normality Conference.

On 22 October, St Georges Hospital warmly welcomed over 270 delegates to the 2nd annual Midwifery conference entitled ‘Physiological Birth: Promoting Normality.’ Supporting every woman to have an optimal birth within a system of expert maternity care is something which midwives are dedicated to. Jodette Holly is a passionate St George’s …
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4 Nov 2014


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

The RTS award-winning documentary series continues at its new home, St George’s Hospital in south west London, which is home to one of Britain’s most advanced and busiest A&E departments.

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4 Nov 2014


Statement from St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A spokesperson from St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust said: “An unwell patient who had recently travelled to West Africa was admitted to St George’s Hospital yesterday.
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3 Nov 2014


Getting to know Louise…

Louise Halfpenny is the head of communications for St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust. She was instrumental in securing St George’s as the new home for ’24 Hours in A&E’. Why did the trust agree to be filmed for the series? We thought it would be a great way to show …
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31 Oct 2014