St George’s hosted a small celebration for kidney donors and recipients from the last year. Donors and the Renal team were joined by BBC London news, who did a wonderful piece on the team which appeared on both lunchtime and evening news.
A pioneering new heart valve that can be placed inside a patient without the need for open heart surgery has been used for the first time in the UK by a team of cardiologists and heart surgeons at St George’s Hospital, London.
18 Dec 2013
A state-of-the-art dental simulation suite has opened at St George’s Hospital.
The £350,000 facility will be used to train
13 Dec 2013
Pioneering the use of a new piece of surgical equipment that can control severe bleeding within seconds of being applied.
29 Nov 2013
Bernard Kelly, Helen Webb and Tom Magill celebrate reaching the finals of the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards. Bernard and Helen were recognised for their work in helping set up an HIV patient-led forum, while Tom developed a real-time survey system to help senior nurses deliver better care. The HIV forum, …
27 Nov 2013
The Courtyard Clinic at St George’s is offering HIV testing throughout the week as part of National HIV Testing Week (Nov 22-29).
26 Nov 2013
Helena Martins assumed she had woken earlier than normal when she was greeted by overwhelming silence. There was no sound of traffic outside.
19 Nov 2013
The new awareness campaign for Enhanced Recovery is under way. This aims to increase participation in Enhanced Recovery across all
14 Nov 2013
The new Staff Governor elections have begun, with only a week left to get your vote in. Deadline closes on Monday 18th November for staff nominations.
11 Nov 2013
One of the NHS’s most senior figures visited St George’s Hospital to tell staff about the challenges and opportunities facing the organisation.
Sir Bruce Keogh, a former clinician at the hospital and currently Medical Director of NHS England, said the NHS had a ‘fantastic opportunity’ to improve services if it ignored mediocrity and made an opportunity out of adversity.
7 Nov 2013
Patients from St George’s Hospital, Tooting, took part in a unique arts project which saw 30 performances simultaneously take place across London. Home saw actors and actresses create mini performances based on the lives and experiences of people living in the chosen locations. Actor Darren Hart (pictured) has previously spoken …
5 Nov 2013
A local doctor has praised the work of two ‘unsung hospital heroes’ for helping give HIV patients a stronger voice. Dr Mark Pakianathan, a consultant at St George’s Hospital’s Courtyard Clinic, says the efforts of specialist nurse Helen Webb and sexual health advisor Bernard Kelly in organising and facilitating an …
5 Nov 2013
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has published its annual report and accounts for the 2012/13 financial year. The report can be read online at www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/annual where it can also be downloaded as a PDF. Copies of the summary report will also be made available to patients and visitors …
13 Sep 2013
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s stoma care department has received a special award for its dedication and support to their patients.
St George’s Hospital was the setting for a special reunion this afternoon as Shereen Sadiq returned to the hospital to pay tribute to her NHS Hero, Mr Mehmet Manisali, the maxillofacial surgeon who has turned her life around.
St George’s paediatric psychologist, Dr Gillian Colville, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of paediatric psychology. Dr Colville received the Judith Houghton Award from the Paediatric Psychology Network (a sub-section of the British Psychology Society).
Figures released nationally today from the new Friends and Family Test show that patients who were treated at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and used the new Friends and Family Test feedback system would recommend the trust.