Press releases

Children’s healthcare heroes give life-saving CPR on London to Brighton fundraiser

A cyclist who went into cardiac arrest during a charity ride has praised the “stunningly brilliant” team of doctors pedalling behind him who restarted his heart and ultimately saved his life. Continue reading

25 Sep 2023

“Outstanding doctor” given national award for exceptional contribution to treating seriously ill children at St George’s

A children’s doctor at St George’s has been named as winner of the doctor category at the prestigious WellChild Awards, having been nominated by colleagues and families of his patients. Continue reading

8 Sep 2023

Statement regarding Wimbledon incident on 6 July 2023

For media enquiries only, please contact the St George’s press office via: 020 8266 6128 ________ Statement issued at 1:30pm on 6 July 2023 Following an incident at a school in Wimbledon this morning, we are receiving a number of patients who are being cared for by our specialist … Continue reading

6 Jul 2023

Family of hospitals join up to deliver improved care to local people

Hospitals launch new five-year strategy committing to providing outstanding care, together, for the people of south west London, Surrey and beyond. Continue reading

15 May 2023

Hospitals celebrate King’s Coronation while urging public to use NHS services wisely

“Use NHS 111 first, unless you are in a medical emergency” – that’s the message from St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group as it gears up for a busy bank holiday weekend alongside the Coronation of King Charles III. Continue reading

4 May 2023

“This kit could save your life” St George’s joins forces with ITV this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Over one million people across the UK tuned in to ITV’s Lorraine and saw a live broadcast from St George’s bowel screening team highlighting the importance of screening as part of ITV’s No Butts campaign this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this morning (Monday 24 April). Continue reading

24 Apr 2023

Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visit St George’s

St George’s hosted a visit from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Steven Barclay on Thursday 16 March. Continue reading

19 Mar 2023

Celebrating Mother’s Day across our hospitals

To mark Mother’s Day, we spoke to some of the amazing mums and daughters who work for us here at St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group… Continue reading

17 Mar 2023

St George’s mends broken hearts

St George’s structural heart team has doubled the number of hearts they’ve fixed via TAVI procedures in the last two years. Continue reading

14 Feb 2023

Outstanding efforts of NHS staff highlighted as Christmas approaches 

As many families settle down to open their presents, doctors, nurses, porters, cleaners and many other crucial employees at St George’s, Epsom and St Helier hospitals will be working hard to care for patients.  Continue reading

22 Dec 2022

Nurses’ strikes at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals, 30 April – 1 May: information for patients

Information for patients on strikes. Please continue to attend appointments unless you are contacted directly. We are always open for emergency care, if you need care that is not an emergency please contact NHS 111 or visit your local pharmacy first. Continue reading

20 Dec 2022 | Tags: Emergency Department

Woman inspires others with world first pregnancy at St George’s

A woman with restricted growth wants to inspire others after becoming the first woman in the world with a rare, recessive condition to give birth to a healthy baby. Continue reading

13 Dec 2022

St George’s keeps allergic children safe with national first emergency allergy bag scheme

A life-saving scheme providing adrenaline autoinjectors – or ‘EpiPens’ – to 140 primary and secondary schools in south London is the first of its kind in the UK.

In addition to launching the emergency bags, St George’s doctors and nurses are urging parents of children with allergies to remember to provide schools with their allergy management plan and emergency medications. Continue reading

29 Nov 2022

Come along to one of our Patient Engagement Events at St George’s and Queen Mary’s

You are invited to take part in a patient engagement event. We want your voice to be heard and included in our quality recovery plan. The sessions will take place on 27 September and 3 October. Continue reading

21 Sep 2022

New Covid vaccine approved following St George’s clinical trials

Clinical trials led by the Vaccine Institute at St George’s have enabled a dual-strain Covid vaccine to be approved. The UK is the first country to approve this type of vaccine which tackles both the original Covid virus and the newer Omicron variant. Continue reading

17 Aug 2022

Community nurses visit hundreds of high-risk people as temperatures soar

Frontline staff from across the St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group are advising local people on how to stay safe in the heat and how to access care when needed. Continue reading

15 Jul 2022

Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chief Executive of Moderna Stéphane Bancel visit St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London hosted Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, for a visit this week (Wednesday 22 June). Continue reading

24 Jun 2022

Mitie staff at St George’s: 20 – 26 June

St George’s is encouraging members of the public to continue to seek hospital care when required while Mitie staff – including cleaners and caterers – take industrial action as additional resources have been put in place to support teams during this time to continue to provide services safely and mitigate … Continue reading

17 Jun 2022

Public urged to use NHS services wisely as south west London saddles up for Jubilee and Derby weekend

Please do not visit A&E unless it is an emergency – that’s the message from St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group as it gears up for a very busy bank holiday of Jubilee celebrations and one of the world’s biggest horse-racing festivals. Continue reading

1 Jun 2022

St George’s Covid Medicines Delivery Unit within the best in the country

St George’s CMDU team proudly welcomed the Antivirals and Therapeutics Taskforce from the Department of Health and Social Care last Thursday (26 May) to discuss their day-to-day experience working in the unit, case studies and what worked well. Continue reading

31 May 2022