Press Releases


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


High success rates for emergency laparotomy

The latest annual National Emergency Laparotomy Audit shows St George’s has one of the best success rates in the country for a major, potentially life-saving operation that involves opening the abdomen in an emergency. The survival rates for patients undergoing emergency laparotomy surgery at the Trust are much improved, and …

7 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: One of the Family

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 …

4 Feb 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Because the Night…

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 …

28 Jan 2020


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Live and Learn…

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 …

21 Jan 2020


Crafting for a cause: St George’s sewing club makes pouches for Australian wildlife!

From thousands of miles away, members of the St George’s sewing club are doing their part to help animals that have been burnt by the wildfires in Australia. As the fires keep going, more and more animals need help and it has prompted knitters, sewers and crafters from across the …

16 Jan 2020


Celebrating 20 series of 24 Hours in A&E!

The brand new 20th series of 24 Hours in A&E filmed in our emergency department will be broadcast at 9pm on Channel 4 tonight (Tuesday 14 January).

14 Jan 2020


VR headsets relaxing patients during surgery at St George’s

Virtual reality (VR) headsets are being worn for the first time by patients at St George’s Hospital to change the way they experience anxiety during wide-awake surgery. The headsets, funded by St George’s Hospital Charity, are being worn by patients as part of a pilot study led by Miss Shamim …

26 Dec 2019


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