Press Releases


Princess Michael of Kent visits St George’s Hospital to open new Maternity Memorial Garden

Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent officially opened a new Maternity Memorial Garden at St George’s Hospital yesterday (Thursday 14 October). The garden, which will serve as a quiet place for reflection for anyone affected by pregnancy or baby loss, as well as a permanent memorial to those mothers …

15 Oct 2021


St George’s celebrates Black History Month

  St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating the achievements of its Black staff and hosting a series events and activities throughout October to mark Black History Month. The Trust’s Black Asian and Minority Ethnic staff network – led by Chair, Reverend Pauline Dawkins – and the hospital …

14 Oct 2021


New ‘one stop shops’ to speed up diagnosis and save lives in South West London

A community diagnostic centre or ‘one stop shop’ will be developed in south west London, so patients have more choice and can receive life-saving checks close to their homes.

8 Oct 2021


Breast screening team joins forces with ITV for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

St George’s joined forces with ITV’s Lorraine to highlight the importance of breast screening earlier today as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Wednesday 6 October).

6 Oct 2021


St George’s one of the first to offer new lifesaving covid-19 treatment

A 17-year-old critically ill covid patient and TikTok star was one of the first in the UK to receive a ground-breaking antibody treatment at St George’s Hospital today after being approved for use just a few days ago.

24 Sep 2021


Com-COV alternating vaccine schedule study for 12-to-16-year-olds launches at St George’s

Researchers at St George’s are to begin running the latest University of Oxford-led Com-COV study, looking into different COVID-19 vaccination schedules for young people aged 12 to 16.

17 Sep 2021


Group model marks new chapter for Epsom and St Helier and St George’s hospitals

After years of collaboration and creating closer working ties, the Boards of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have agreed to form a hospital group, with a Group Chief Executive at the helm.

4 Aug 2021


End of an era as St George’s says goodbye to 24 Hours in A&E

After seven years at St George’s, 24 Hours in A&E will be moving to a new home in Nottingham.

St George’s will remain the home of 24 Hours in A&E for the next year as episodes from the Trust’s final filming period in 2020 will continue to be broadcast on Channel 4.

3 Aug 2021


New proposal to improve kidney care in Surrey and SW London

Patients, staff and members of the public are invited to have their say on an exciting new proposal to improve kidney care in the area, including plans to build a new £80 million specialist unit. The local NHS will be asking for feedback through an online questionnaire, community outreach, two …

27 Jul 2021


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