Press Releases


Carbon cut from the menu at St George’s

Mitie and apetito announce innovations to cut carbon from the menu at St George’s during Nutrition and Hydration Week 2021.

18 Jun 2021


St George’s staff star in Inside Out London portrait exhibition

St George’s staff featured in a portrait exhibition launched across Tower Bridge Road today (Sunday 13 June).

The Inside Out London project includes 3000 black and white portraits London’s heroes – including key workers and school children – who have made a difference to their local areas during the pandemic to celebrate the UEFA EURO 2020 Championships.

13 Jun 2021


‘24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’ wins TV Award

24 Hours in A&E has won the Best Brand-Driven Format Award at the annual International Format Awards for a special collaboration with the British Heart Foundation ’24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’.

16 Apr 2021


St George’s raises awareness on TAPS Day

Twin Anaemia Polycythaemia Sequence – known as TAPS – is an uncommon condition that occurs in 3-5% of identical twin pregnancies. Today (3 March) marks TAPS Day, 15 years since the condition was formally recognised.

3 Mar 2021


St George’s made brain tumour centre of excellence

Tessa Jowell centre of excellence status recognises partnership between St George’s, Royal Marsden and Royal Surrey County Hospitals.

2 Mar 2021


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Safety Net

This episode follows the stories of three people whose families have offered them support despite challenging circumstances.

2 Mar 2021


St George’s Emergency Department expands HIV testing

All patients aged 16 years and over will be routinely tested for HIV when they attend St George’s Emergency Department from 1 March.

1 Mar 2021 | Tags: Emergency Department HIV


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


Paul da Gama appointed Chief People Officer at St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Paul da Gama as its new Chief People Officer. Paul will join the team at St George’s next year from West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, where he has been Chief People Officer since 2014. Prior to joining West Herts, Paul was …

30 Nov 2020


St George’s launches study on the impact of carbon monoxide on the brain

St George’s examines the neurological effects carbon monoxide (CO) exposure has on the brain in a new study launching in December. 

13 Nov 2020


New study analyses impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women

A study into the effect of SARS-CoV-2 in pregnancy has provided reassurance for pregnant women and their babies.

3 Jul 2020


Pre-eclampsia reduced by 25% at St George’s as rate increases elsewhere

A team of fetal medicine specialists, led by Professor Basky Thilaganathan at St George’s, have successfully implemented the UK’s first pre-eclampsia screening programme resulting in the reduction of pre-eclampsia by almost 25% at St George’s as the rate elsewhere continues to increase.

2 Jul 2020


New series of 24 Hours in A&E!

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twenty first series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s in south west London. 

16 Jun 2020


St George’s breast screening patient urges others to get symptoms checked

A patient referred for breast screening at St George’s Hospital has urged others to continue seeking medical advice if they have breast concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 Jun 2020


St George’s celebrate sixth year helipad anniversary

St George’s celebrates six years since the official launch of its helipad today (29 May 2020).

29 May 2020


St George’s surgeon and soldier twin brother on COVID-19 front line

Twin brothers, one a surgeon the other a soldier, have joined forces on a mission to save lives at the new NHS Nightingale London hospital.

11 Apr 2020


Heart surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has today (Thursday 26 March) responded to the publication of the independent cardiac surgery mortality review commissioned by NHS Improvement.

26 Mar 2020


St George’s becomes home of new Channel 4 documentary series ‘Baby Surgeons’

Filming for a brand new series following women experiencing complex pregnancies through to birth and beyond started last month.

18 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Count My Blessings…

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twentieth 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 – under more pressure than ever.  It’s a place where stories of life, love and …

11 Feb 2020