139 people in London have received a kidney transplant from a stranger in the last five years thanks to someone they didn’t know donating altruistically while they are still alive as part of the UK Kidney Sharing Scheme.
13 Mar 2019
Our trauma and orthopaedic team became the first in the UK and second in the world to use the new T2 Alpha Stryker tibial nail in February.
8 Mar 2019
St George’s is rolling out a new scheme to provide every primary and secondary school with an emergency asthma kit, which is believed to be the first initiative of its kind in London.
4 Mar 2019 | Tags: asthma
Tuesday, 19 February saw the presentation of a £133,000 cheque to our Neurosurgery department on behalf of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation. John King sadly died following treatment for a glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, at St George’s Hospital in 2016. His wife Laura King set up the …
4 Mar 2019
St George’s will be on ITV’s This Time Next Year featuring a renal transplant story at 8pm tonight, followed by 24 Hours in A&E on Channel 4 at 9pm.
26 Feb 2019
This episode – Look both ways – looks at the paths people take when they reach a crossroad in their lives, whether or not the decisions remain in their control.
19 Feb 2019
This episode – Walk on the Wild Side – features stories of people who have faced challenges and transformed their lives.
12 Feb 2019
St George’s will return to reporting its 18 week referral to treatment (RTT) data following a decision last month by the Trust Board. The Trust’s referral to treatment (RTT) data for January 2019 will be published as part of the national performance data release in March, and on a monthly …
7 Feb 2019
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has recruited over 10,000 patients into clinical research trials this financial year – the first time we’ve ever passed this important milestone during a 12 month period. Since April 2018, 10,000 patients have been recruited into a wide variety of clinical trials at …
7 Feb 2019
On Thursday 16 May 2019, St George’s Hospital Charity will be hosting the St George’s Hero Awards, celebrating the excellent work of our staff across the Trust.
6 Feb 2019
This episode – Man down – centres on the changing roles and expectations of men in the modern world, focusing on the hopes and expectations of three very different men and how they respond to changes in circumstance that are beyond their control.
5 Feb 2019
St George’s Hospital will be holding a special half-day seminar for Armed Forces leavers, veterans, serving personnel and spousal community considering their next move. The event, taking place on Monday 11 March, will give Service leavers the chance to discover more about the opportunities and working life in one of …
1 Feb 2019
This episode – Do the right thing – features three patients who are seen at St George’s Emergency Department within a 24 hour period.
29 Jan 2019
St George’s Hospital in London and South Thames College are delighted to be working in partnership with the launch of a brand new Apprenticeship, the first of its kind in the country. On Thursday 10 January, the first 18 Mammography Associate Practitioner Apprentices attended an official launch of the new …
23 Jan 2019
A mortality review of patients who underwent cardiac surgery at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is being carried out. The mortality review at St George’s – commissioned by NHS Improvement – is being conducted by a panel of independent cardiac surgery, cardiology and anaesthetic consultants. The panel is reviewing …
23 Jan 2019
The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a seventeenth series following patients treated in the same 24-hour period at St George’s. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode …
22 Jan 2019
Latest figures from NHS England show that our Stem Cell Transplant Team at St George’s is performing better than the rest of the UK.
18 Jan 2019
Congratulations to the Getting Over the Bump team on their nomination in the ‘Innovation in Practice’ category at the British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) Practice Awards. The Getting Over the Bump service at St George’s Hospital was established in 2016 and is believed to be the only service of its kind …
17 Jan 2019
This episode features patients whose visions of the world are rocked by life-changing events – exploring what happens when our ideals and expectations meet the stark realities of life.
15 Jan 2019
Former BBC war correspondent Martin Bell has had his face rebuilt by maxillofacial surgeons at St George’s after a fall on his return from holiday.
9 Jan 2019