Press Releases


Praise for St George’s team after rare cyst removed from newborn baby

A baby with a large rare cyst growing in its mouth has been safely delivered at St George’s. Marian Bayley, 31, was transferred to St George’s for specialist care from her local hospital after her five month scan when they realised that the baby had a mass growing in his …

23 Dec 2019


St George’s maintains requires improvement rating by CQC, and recommends Trust be taken out of quality special measures

Trust commended for ‘significant improvement’ by the CQC  CQC recommends Trust be taken out of special measures for quality of services                      Services for children and young people rated outstanding St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated requires …

18 Dec 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A life less ordinary…

This episode – A life less ordinary – features three patients who are seen within the same 24 hour period.

16 Dec 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: In Love and War…

This episode focuses on families who have made extraordinary sacrifices for the people they love.

9 Dec 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Go your own way…

This episode features patients and staff members who forge their own path in life and strive to find happiness and fulfilment, against the odds. 

2 Dec 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A pillar of strength…

This episode follows the stories of three patients and the people they turn to when life takes an unexpected turn.

25 Nov 2019


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E – Series 19 launch: Endless Love…

This first episode of the new series follows the stories of three patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s.

18 Nov 2019


First major trauma centre to launch specialist clinic

St George’s has become the first major trauma centre in the UK to launch a fully multidisciplinary major trauma clinic for our patients.

18 Nov 2019


St George’s makes three appointments to its Trust Board

St George’s has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors and an Associate Non-Executive Director to its Board.

14 Nov 2019


Thousands of Londoners receive life changing diabetes monitors

More than 3,000 people across London with Type 1 diabetes have received life-changing diabetes monitors through the NHS Long Term Plan – including St George’s patient Katie Young.

22 Oct 2019


Family of triplets support urgent need for multiple birth research

The parents of newborn triplets are supporting multiple birth experts from around the world who have identified where urgent research is needed to improve health outcomes for multiple babies.

11 Oct 2019


Joint plan launched to improve health and care in Wandsworth

A major plan to improve the health and care of residents in Wandsworth has been launched this week. Health and social care organisations across Wandsworth, including St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, are working together to ensure our social care, community, wellbeing and hospital services are as joined up …

7 Oct 2019


Professor Asma Khalil features in Progress 1000

Professor Asma Khalil, Consultant Obstetrician and Multiple Birth Lead at St George’s, features in the prestigious Evening Standard Progress 1000 list which is made up of the top 1000 most influential people in London for the second year.

3 Oct 2019


Interview with Terence Joe, Head of Patient Experience and Partnership

What is your background, and why did you want to work at St George’s? I have worked in health and social care for around 25 years at local councils, in the voluntary sector, and the NHS. My background is in health promotion and public health, with significant experience of developing …

27 Sep 2019


Trust members and staff turn out for our Annual Members’ Meeting

The Trust’s 2019 Annual Members’ Meeting took place on 26 September, with members and staff attending to hear about the last 12 months at St George’s. Before the meeting, a health check-up and information marketplace was organised so attendees could get a blood sugar and blood pressure test, as well …

27 Sep 2019


“The NHS is a leveller for everyone” – Interview with Anneke de Boer, Governor

As part of a new series of interviews getting to know the Trust’s governors, we met with Anneke de Boer. Anneke has been a governor since 2013 and was one of the first people elected following our move to Foundation Trust status. She told us why she wanted to get …

27 Sep 2019


St George’s named Innovative Trust of the Year by the Health Innovation Network

St George’s has been named Innovative Trust of the Year by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) at their annual awards ceremony.

27 Sep 2019


Nursing Times Workforce award win for St George’s

St George’s was presented with a Nursing Times Workforce award, beating eight other shortlisted Trusts from across the country to win in the ‘Best Recruitment Experience’ category.

27 Sep 2019


Kidney transplant patient still thriving after 50 years

A patient cared for by the renal department at St George’s is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his kidney transplant. Villy, 72, from West Byfleet, is the longest surviving kidney transplant patient on record at St George’s and one of the longest in the UK, after receiving the gift of …

24 Sep 2019


Silver Award highlights commitment to Armed Forces

St George’s has been recognised for its commitment to providing and promoting NHS career opportunities to Armed Forces leavers. The Trust has been named as a Silver Award winner in the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. Just 34 employers across the private and public sector in Greater London are …

23 Sep 2019