Two St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust clinicians have been appointed pathway group chairs for the London Cancer Alliance (LCA). Mr Nicholas Hyde, lead cancer clinician at St George’s, who already sits on the LCA Clinical Board, has been appointed LCA pathway group chair for head and neck cancer, and Professor Barry Powell, head of melanoma services at St George’s, has been appointed the LCA pathway group chair for skin cancer.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is today, Friday 1st February, launching its public consultation on becoming a Foundation Trust. The trust is inviting its staff, patients and members of the public to have their say on the membership and governance proposals which will determine how St George’s is governed in the future.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of only a handful of trusts who effectively respond to patient feedback online.
Dame Ruth Carnall, chief executive of NHS London, officially opened St George’s Hospital’s emergency department on Wednesday 23rd January 2013.
For most of us the snow means snow men, snow ball fights and good times. However, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust clinicians are urging people to consider the well being of others for whom the snow means an increased risk of ill health, and how to help people keep warm and keep well.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chair Christopher Smallwood has announced that Dr Judith Hulf and Stella Pantelides joined the trust as non-executive directors on 1st January 2013.
2012 was a momentous year for the country and also for St George’s. The Jubilee and then the Olympics caught our imagination and brought people together as well as heralding unprecedented sporting success.
At St George’s we continued our proud tradition of providing excellent patient care. The Dr Foster Hospital Guide once again identified St George’s as one of a handful of Trusts to have statistically significant low mortality rates, a key marker of quality and safety.
Ann Radmore, chief executive of NHS South West London, officially opened St George’s Hospital’s Acute Medicine Unit on Thursday, 20th December.
The emergency department at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, has installed a new signage system which will provide clear information to patients and could help reduce violence and aggression towards staff.
Comedian Arthur Smith brought sparkle and laughter to St George’s annual staff awards as compère for the event which was held on Thursday, 13th December.
Hosted by Christopher Smallwood, chairman, and Miles Scott, chief executive, the dinner honoured staff who have given 25 years’ service to St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as well as the trust’s 2012 special achievement award winners. Volunteers who have given 10 years’ service to St George’s were also recognised.
As the winter draws in and the temperature drops, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust clinicians are urging people to keep warm and keep well.
A motley crew of riverside friends from Polka Theatre lead by the infamous Mr Toad arrived at the children’s wards at St George’s Hospital in Tooting on Friday, 14th December.
ITV’s Daybreak made St George’s Hospital’s neonatal unit the centre of the nation’s attention this morning as Gethin Jones hosted a live feature about the families and staff who will be spending the festive season on the unit.
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, is asking patients and visitors suffering with symptoms of diarrhoea or vomiting (D&V) not to come into hospital and instead contact their GP or pharmacy.
A consultant cardiologist at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust has designed an innovative device with the aim of reducing the risk of complications during cardiac interventions. Known as the BreckerWire, the device is a new design of intracardiac guidewire developed by Dr Stephen Brecker, a cardiologist at St George’s since 1996.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust named in elite group for mortality rates in Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012
Date of issue: Monday, 3rd December 2012 The Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012 has named St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as one of an elite group of only 16 trusts in the country to have ‘lower than expected’ mortality rates for the Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI), which …
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BBC newsreader Sophie Raworth was the special guest at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, on 21st November, helping to celebrate the new family centred care (FCC) coordinator role created to provide support for families of premature and sick babies in southwest London. The full-time post is shared between Bobbie Everson and …
The wheelchair service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as a national case study to highlight the benefits of an improvement programme aimed at community services.