Our non-emergency patient transport services are provided by G4S, an external company.
G4S provide non-emergency patient transport services for patients accessing treatment at St George’s, St John’s Therapy Centre and Trevelyan House
The GMB Union is planning three days of industrial action next week from 00.01 hours on Tuesday 22 November through to 23.59 hours on Thursday, 24 November. Continue reading
21 Nov 2016
Wednesday 23 November Channel 4 at 9pm see’s fifty two year old Mark rushed to St George’s by air ambulance after a road traffic collision that threw him from his motorbike and left him suffering a cardiac arrest. Emergency doctors fight to keep him alive and when he arrives in A&E, Consultant Paul escalates his condition to ‘Code Red’ giving him an emergency blood transfusion.
21 Nov 2016
We are very pleased to announce that the first episode of the third series of ‘24 Hours in A&E’ filmed here at St George’s will air next Wednesday 16 November at 9pm on Channel 4.
With millions of viewers per episode and a growing international audience ’24 Hours in A&E still remains one of most popular TV shows in the UK. Continue reading
16 Nov 2016 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E
Congratulations to Patricia McCutcheon for winning the Radiographer of the Year Award for the London region at the Society of Radiographers Annual Radiographer Awards at the House of Commons. Continue reading
11 Nov 2016
Update issued at 12pm on 10 November 2016 Yesterday (9 November), three patients seriously injured in the tram incident in Croydon underwent surgery at St George’s. All three patients left theatre yesterday, and are continuing to be looked after by our surgical and medical teams. We are not planning to … Continue reading
9 Nov 2016
The awards are hosted by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) and highlight the very best in health, care and education, and support the spread and adoption of innovations across local communities in south London. The ceremony took place on 3 November with awards presented by health and science writer Vivienne … Continue reading
9 Nov 2016
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been given an overall rating of Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC’s report – published today (Tuesday, 1 November) – follows an inspection of services provided by the Trust in June 2016.
1 Nov 2016
We are delighted to announce that three new Non-Executive Directors (NEDS) have been appointed to our Board of Directors. Ann Beasley CBE and Stephen Collier joined us on 13 October. Gillian Norton, who has been an interim Non-Executive Director at the Trust for the last five months, has also been … Continue reading
21 Oct 2016
St George’s is now the first hospital in the UK to have a fully staffed 24/7 thrombectomy service for acute stroke.
The service the Trust provides covers the south London area, as well as parts of Surrey and Kent.
Thrombectomy is a surgical procedure to remove blood clots blocking blood flow to the brain and restore blood flow to the affected area. Continue reading
20 Oct 2016
There is extensive coverage in the media today about potential changes to the way we look after patients from overseas who access our maternity services at St George’s. We want to briefly explain what changes are being proposed, and the steps we are taking to ensure patients continue to receive … Continue reading
11 Oct 2016
New data points way to improving survival rates for twins and multiple births Data1 published today in a clinical paper in the BMJ suggests that survival rates for twins and multiple births could be significantly improved if twins were delivered after 36 weeks rather than earlier. The study was a … Continue reading
9 Sep 2016
Magic FM brought their own little bit of magic when they visited St George’s Paediatric unit to see the sensory play trolley bought by them for the ward. When they saw the joy and happiness it brought to kids on the ward they were so impressed that they promised to … Continue reading
Craig is raising money for the New Kit Appeal on behalf of the Fetal Medicine Department at the hospital. The kit costs £25,000 and Craig has raised £2,500 towards it. Craig’s twin sons were delivered safely two years ago when they needed an operation in the womb to allow blood to flow equally to both twins. Without the operation and expertise of the Fetal Medicine team, one or both babies could have died. Continue reading
5 Aug 2016 | Tags: #ForTheBoysTTS; St George's Hospital Charity
St George’s Hospital Charity is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Walker CB as the new Chair of Trustees. She will join the charity as trustee with immediate effect and take up the post of Chair when the current Chair, Dr Stephen Hickey, retires in September after serving his … Continue reading
1 Jul 2016
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support (CaPS) Team. Continue reading
The Tree of Life celebration is held annually at St George’s and honours people who have died over the years and donated their organs so that others might live. All staff and people associated with the donor are invited to attend the ceremony which will be held from 11:00 until … Continue reading
Technology is vastly improving patient care through making monitoring and record keeping easy and fool-proof. No more missing patient notes. Neonatal care requires very close monitoring by clinicians as babies can improve and deteriorate rapidly. Click here to find out more about the Cerner system which we are using at … Continue reading
21 Jun 2016
Project SEARCH has been at St George’s since 2012. It’s a supported internship programme for people with learning disabilities (aged 18-24) and takes place between September and July. During their time at St George’s, the trainees learn about work and develop their employability skills by carrying out unpaid work experience … Continue reading
20 Jun 2016
On Wednesday 14 June, our fetal medicine and clinical genetics teams co-hosted an educational seminar at premises of the Royal Society of Medicine with Premaitha, makers of the SAFE (St George’s Antenatal Fetal Evaluation) blood test. The test was first offered from June 2015 at the trust. Continue reading
20 Jun 2016