Press releases

Homeless help in hospital this winter

Homeless people will be helped off the streets – as well as treated for their illness and injuries – by doctors and nurses at St George’s Hospital in south west London this winter. Continue reading

19 Nov 2021

St George’s thanks staff with free food festival

Free food is being offered up to NHS staff at St George’s and Queen Mary’s Hospitals this week as part of a season of thanks for frontline staff supported by St George’s Hospital Charity. Continue reading

16 Nov 2021

Com-COV 3 COVID-19 vaccine study calls on teenager volunteers in south London

Researchers running the University of Oxford-led Com-COV programme have started enrolling young people aged 12 to 16 years old to receive a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, including in south London. Continue reading

11 Nov 2021

St George’s Healthcare Assistant featured at COP26 exhibition on sustainability in the NHS

A Healthcare Assistant from St George’s Hospital – the first Trust in England to introduce a carbon neutral patient menu – will be featured in the COP26 climate change conference this week. Continue reading

1 Nov 2021

Princess Michael of Kent visits St George’s Hospital to open new Maternity Memorial Garden

Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent officially opened a new Maternity Memorial Garden at St George’s Hospital yesterday (Thursday 14 October). The garden, which will serve as a quiet place for reflection for anyone affected by pregnancy or baby loss, as well as a permanent memorial to those mothers … Continue reading

15 Oct 2021

St George’s celebrates Black History Month

  St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating the achievements of its Black staff and hosting a series events and activities throughout October to mark Black History Month. The Trust’s Black Asian and Minority Ethnic staff network – led by Chair, Reverend Pauline Dawkins – and the hospital … Continue reading

14 Oct 2021

New ‘one stop shops’ to speed up diagnosis and save lives in South West London

A community diagnostic centre or ‘one stop shop’ will be developed in south west London, so patients have more choice and can receive life-saving checks close to their homes. Continue reading

8 Oct 2021

Breast screening team joins forces with ITV for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

St George’s joined forces with ITV’s Lorraine to highlight the importance of breast screening earlier today as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Wednesday 6 October). Continue reading

6 Oct 2021

St George’s one of the first to offer new lifesaving covid-19 treatment

A 17-year-old critically ill covid patient and TikTok star was one of the first in the UK to receive a ground-breaking antibody treatment at St George’s Hospital today after being approved for use just a few days ago. Continue reading

24 Sep 2021

Com-COV alternating vaccine schedule study for 12-to-16-year-olds launches at St George’s

Researchers at St George’s are to begin running the latest University of Oxford-led Com-COV study, looking into different COVID-19 vaccination schedules for young people aged 12 to 16. Continue reading

17 Sep 2021

Group model marks new chapter for Epsom and St Helier and St George’s hospitals

After years of collaboration and creating closer working ties, the Boards of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have agreed to form a hospital group, with a Group Chief Executive at the helm. Continue reading

4 Aug 2021

End of an era as St George’s says goodbye to 24 Hours in A&E

After seven years at St George’s, 24 Hours in A&E will be moving to a new home in Nottingham.

St George’s will remain the home of 24 Hours in A&E for the next year as episodes from the Trust’s final filming period in 2020 will continue to be broadcast on Channel 4. Continue reading

3 Aug 2021

New proposal to improve kidney care in Surrey and SW London

Patients, staff and members of the public are invited to have their say on an exciting new proposal to improve kidney care in the area, including plans to build a new £80 million specialist unit. The local NHS will be asking for feedback through an online questionnaire, community outreach, two … Continue reading

27 Jul 2021

Carbon cut from the menu at St George’s

Mitie and apetito announce innovations to cut carbon from the menu at St George’s during Nutrition and Hydration Week 2021. Continue reading

18 Jun 2021

St George’s staff star in Inside Out London portrait exhibition

St George’s staff featured in a portrait exhibition launched across Tower Bridge Road today (Sunday 13 June).

The Inside Out London project includes 3000 black and white portraits London’s heroes – including key workers and school children – who have made a difference to their local areas during the pandemic to celebrate the UEFA EURO 2020 Championships. Continue reading

13 Jun 2021

‘24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’ wins TV Award

24 Hours in A&E has won the Best Brand-Driven Format Award at the annual International Format Awards for a special collaboration with the British Heart Foundation ’24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special’. Continue reading

16 Apr 2021

St George’s raises awareness on TAPS Day

Twin Anaemia Polycythaemia Sequence – known as TAPS – is an uncommon condition that occurs in 3-5% of identical twin pregnancies. Today (3 March) marks TAPS Day, 15 years since the condition was formally recognised. Continue reading

3 Mar 2021

St George’s made brain tumour centre of excellence

Tessa Jowell centre of excellence status recognises partnership between St George’s, Royal Marsden and Royal Surrey County Hospitals. Continue reading

2 Mar 2021

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Safety Net

This episode follows the stories of three people whose families have offered them support despite challenging circumstances. Continue reading

2 Mar 2021

St George’s Emergency Department expands HIV testing

All patients aged 16 years and over will be routinely tested for HIV when they attend St George’s Emergency Department from 1 March. Continue reading

1 Mar 2021 | Tags: Emergency Department HIV