Press releases

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.
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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 …
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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.
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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.
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8 Dec 2021

Leading London hospital calls for Londoners to wear face coverings to protect NHS

Intensive care doctors and nurses at St George’s Hospital are backing a Mayor of London campaign to wear face coverings on public transport and help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus this winter.
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7 Dec 2021

Project inspired by Covid-19 vaccination success launches to help men understand health warning signs

An innovative project has been launched to help men spot warning signs about their health – with the first event held at a church after Sunday service.
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30 Nov 2021

St George’s thanks local supporters for help throughout pandemic

Dozens of thank you letters have been sent from St George’s Hospital to local faith groups, sports teams and public transport workers for offering their support throughout the pandemic this Thanksgiving.
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25 Nov 2021

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 …
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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 …
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 …
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27 Jul 2021