Press releases

Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chief Executive of Moderna Stéphane Bancel visit St George’s

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and St George’s, University of London hosted Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, for a visit this week (Wednesday 22 June). Continue reading

24 Jun 2022

Mitie staff at St George’s: 20 – 26 June

St George’s is encouraging members of the public to continue to seek hospital care when required while Mitie staff – including cleaners and caterers – take industrial action as additional resources have been put in place to support teams during this time to continue to provide services safely and mitigate … Continue reading

17 Jun 2022

Public urged to use NHS services wisely as south west London saddles up for Jubilee and Derby weekend

Please do not visit A&E unless it is an emergency – that’s the message from St George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group as it gears up for a very busy bank holiday of Jubilee celebrations and one of the world’s biggest horse-racing festivals. Continue reading

1 Jun 2022

St George’s Covid Medicines Delivery Unit within the best in the country

St George’s CMDU team proudly welcomed the Antivirals and Therapeutics Taskforce from the Department of Health and Social Care last Thursday (26 May) to discuss their day-to-day experience working in the unit, case studies and what worked well. Continue reading

31 May 2022

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Turning Over A New Leaf

This episode features three patients filmed at St George’s Hospital who are all in immediate need of different types of care.   Continue reading

24 May 2022

A big thank you to nursing and midwifery staff on International Nurses’ Day

A day of celebrations to mark International Nurses’ Day takes place today starting with a free breakfast for hard-working staff at George’s, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group. A packed programme of events will take place to recognise the amazing work that the thousands of nurses and … Continue reading

12 May 2022

Frontline staff urge Londoners to use NHS services appropriately this Easter

Staff at St George’s are urging south west Londoners to take extra care and only attend the emergency department in genuine emergencies over the coming Easter weekend. Continue reading

12 Apr 2022

MyCare St George’s Patient Portal launches

MyCare St George’s enables patients to manage their own appointments and view appointment letters online. Continue reading

28 Mar 2022

St George’s nurse Edi Lorusso wins national lifetime achievement award

44-year-old St George’s nurse Edi Lorusso has scooped a lifetime achievement award at the sixth annual Our Health Heroes Awards sponsored by NHS Employers (part of NHS Confederation). Despite tough national competition, Edi secured nearly 60% of the public vote, with her impressive track record of achievement leading her to … Continue reading

25 Mar 2022

Chief Executive thanks staff on National Day of Reflect to mark second anniversary of covid lockdown

Jacqueline Totterdell has reflected upon the last two years in a special video message to St George’s, Epsom and St Helier staff today on the National Day of Reflection (23 March). The National Day of Reflection marks the second anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK. During that … Continue reading

23 Mar 2022

One stop shop clinics for cancer speed up diagnosis for south west Londoners

Hundreds of south west Londoners are benefiting from NHS clinics that have opened to speed up diagnosis for people who do not have ‘alarm symptoms’ for a specific type of cancer. Rapid diagnostic cancer clinics – one stop shops designed to make assessments quicker – have been rolled out across … Continue reading

23 Mar 2022

London’s NHS leaders unite in showing support to staff affected by violence and aggression from patients

NHS leaders across London – including Jacqueline Totterdell, Group Chief Executive of St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospitals and Health Group – have come together to show solidarity against rising levels of violence and aggression by patients towards NHS staff and colleagues.  Continue reading

22 Mar 2022

Mum of twins launches book to raise awareness of rare condition

A mum tributes specialist doctors at St George’s for saving her identical twins’ lives in her new book which launches today (Thursday 3 March) on the second annual International TAPS Awareness Day. Continue reading

3 Mar 2022

Pregnancy screening algorithm can reduce racial disparities in baby deaths, St George’s research shows

Racial disparities in baby death rates could be significantly reduced with new pregnancy screening technology, according to research led by St George’s team. Continue reading

1 Mar 2022

St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospitals Group to implement joint Cerner electronic patient records to deliver high-quality care

The two trusts within the St George’s and Epsom and St Helier hospitals Group have signed complimentary contracts with Cerner to provide a shared electronic patient records system to deliver streamlined patient care. Continue reading

22 Feb 2022

St George’s ICU nurse Anthea Allen releases highly anticipated ‘Life, Death and Biscuits’

Anthea’s book “Life, Death and Biscuits” explores her experiences throughout the pandemic using her weekly emails and recalling memories of years gone by.  Continue reading

17 Feb 2022

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Keep Calm and Carry On

This episode follows the stories of three people and was filmed in 2019, before the covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading

14 Dec 2021

Former journalist urges south Londoners to join vaccine studies and end the COVID-19 pandemic

A retired journalist is urging south Londoners to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, by taking part in ongoing vaccine research into the virus. Ben, 64, who lives in Kingston upon Thames, took part in the Oxford/AstraZeneca trial of the ChAdOx1 NCoV-19 vaccine at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust … Continue reading

9 Dec 2021

St George’s, Epsom and St Helier hospitals group announces new executive team

A new executive team has been announced to lead St George’s, Epsom and St Helier Hospital Group from 10 January 2022. Continue reading

9 Dec 2021

Formerly hesitant nurse appeals to everyone to get vaccinated

A formerly hesitant nurse is appealing to everyone to get their vaccines and support the NHS this winter on the one year anniversary of the covid-19 vaccine clinic launch. Continue reading

8 Dec 2021