Press Releases

St George’s duo win prestigious Neuroradiology award

Dr Shah Islam, Radiology Registrar, and Dr Declan Johnson, Consultant Neuroradiologist, at St George’s Hospital were awarded the Cornelius G Dyke Memorial Award by the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) for their work on a pioneering new treatment for back pain. They developed an image guided, minimally invasive procedure to …

20 Jun 2018

Professor Heather Jarman shortlisted in prestigious nursing awards

Professor Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse for Emergency Care at St George’s, has been announced as a finalist in the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards, the UK’s most prestigious nursing accolade. This year saw the highest number of nominations in its 31 year history with over 700 entries whittled down to five …

19 Jun 2018 | Tags: award ED Emergency Care Emergency Department Emergency Nurse nursing

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Good Fight…

This episode – The Good Fight – features three patients brought to St George’s during one 24 hour period.

13 Jun 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department

Our Urology department recognised as a European Robotic training centre

St George’s Hospital Urology department has been recognised by the European Robotic Urology Society as a host training centre. This accolade places the St George’s Robotic Urology service on a par with other internationally acclaimed robotic units and will help the service attract high calibre International Robotic trainees. Furthermore, it provides the service …

12 Jun 2018

Find out why St George’s is a great place to start your nursing career at our Open Day

We’re recruiting Band 5 nurses across St George’s for many different services. From world-leading neurosciences to headline-making neonatal care; busy operating theatres to senior health wards; helping cardiac surgery patients recover to acute medicine facilities. A special Nursing Recruitment Open Day on Saturday 16 June 2018, from 9.30am – 3pm will showcase many opportunities for …

6 Jun 2018

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Liberation Day…

The RTS award-winning documentary series is back with its fifteenth 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. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode – …

6 Jun 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e emergency Emergency Department trauma

Ground breaking HIV research undertaken at St George’s

Ground breaking new research shows that gay men reporting chemsex are five times more likely to have a new HIV diagnosis than other gay men. It’s also reported that they are nine times more likely to be diagnosed with Hepatitis C and four times more likely to be diagnosed with …

6 Jun 2018 | Tags: chemsex Courtyard Clinic HIV sexual health

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Underdogs…

Tonight’s episode (30 May) – The Underdogs – includes the stories of Tony, Alison and Harry filmed over 24 hours at St George’s. Tune in to Channel 4 at 9pm.

30 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Born to be Wild…

Tonight’s episode – Born to be Wild – focuses on the chances people take in life and whether a gamble ever pays off.

23 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus

“It’s thanks to the amazing treatment I received that I’m still here today” Lorraine Kelly returns to St George’s to thank staff

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly celebrates NHS 70th birthday by returning to St George’s to thank staff who treated her when she was admitted to St George’s in 2012 as a major trauma patient.

21 May 2018 | Tags: 70th birthday Emergency Department Gunning Ward Lorraine Kelly major trauma media NHS70 surgery

Cardiac team wins prestigious BMJ Award

Congratulations to the cardiac team for winning the Clinical Leadership Team of the Year award for the management of aortic aneurysm and aortic valve disease.

15 May 2018 | Tags: aortic aneurysm aortic surgery BMJ Award cardiac clinical leadership team of the year

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Every cloud…

Tune in to watch Every Cloud – Wednesday 16 May, 9pm, Channel 4 – which looks at how families pull together and find strength in testing times.

15 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e Channel 4 ED Emergency Department

Major increase in clinical trial recruitment at St George’s

St George’s recruited over 6,000 patients to clinical trials during 2017/18 – an impressive 24% increase on the previous year.

4 May 2018

Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family

Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family It is with great sadness we announce that Raymond Colin Wilkins passed away this morning. We would like to thank St George’s staff for the amazing work they have done to care for our beloved Ray.  We would also like to say thank …

4 Apr 2018

Home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics to transfer to Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s on 9 April

The home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics will transfer to the Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s Hospital on 9 April.  The peritoneal dialysis clinic is currently provided out of Willow Annexe, and our renal transplant clinic is based in Atkinson Morley, both of which are also on the St George’s Hospital …

3 Apr 2018

UK first at St George’s saves life of mother and her unborn baby

Specialists at St George’s have operated on a woman to repair a life-threatening, large swelling in the artery supplying blood to her unborn baby.

27 Mar 2018

Band 5 Nurses invited to learn more about working at St George’s

Following the success of our recent nursing open day, where 60 nurses were recruited, St George’s will be holding a Band 5 nurses open day in March. At our January open day, more than 100 nurses attended to learn more about what St George’s can offer, including our world-leading neurosciences, headline-making neonatal …

20 Mar 2018

Local businessman supports St George’s Staff Appreciation Awards as way of ‘giving back’

St George’s Hospital in London is this week (Thursday 15 March) holding its first ever Staff Appreciation Awards, made possible by the support of the Pelican London Hotel & Residence and Yellow Brick Group.

15 Mar 2018

HSJ nomination for hyperacute neurology service

The hyperacute neurology service at St George’s has been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value Award.

12 Mar 2018

NHS BT staff battle through snow to save St George’s leukaemia patient

A leukaemia patient at St George’s received a lifesaving stem cell transplant last week after selfless staff at NHS Blood and Transplant (BT) battled through the snow to deliver the cells in time. Biomedical Scientists at NHS BT, Geoff White and Sue Bartlett, drove three-hours from their base in Southampton …

9 Mar 2018 | Tags: blood Leukaemia NHS BT Stem Cell transplant

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