Press Releases


Stem Cell Transplant Team achieve top results in latest figures

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


British Journal of Midwifery Award nomination for Getting Over the Bump

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


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Change is Gonna Come…

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 has face rebuilt by surgeons at St George’s Hospital

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


First episode of the 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E: Acts of Love…

The 17th series of 24 Hours in A&E starts on Tuesday 8 January at 9pm on Channel 4. In this life-affirming episode – Acts of Love – we meet patients who do extraordinary things for the people they love, under the most complex and difficult circumstances. 

8 Jan 2019


New spinal navigation technology used at St George’s for the first time

Surgeons at St George’s have used 3D spinal navigation equipment – unveiled by England Netball gold winners – for the first time to carry out life-changing spine surgery.

3 Jan 2019


St George’s develops UK first anti-reflux surgery service

Surgeons at St George’s carried out a new endoscopic treatment for acid reflux, called Stretta, for the first time in October.

20 Dec 2018


St George’s stroke team helps develop Vietnam stroke unit

Following years of collaborative working, the stroke team at St George’s has formally partnered with Phu Tho Hospital in Vietnam by signing a memorandum of understanding to help develop their stroke unit.

20 Dec 2018


St George’s celebrates 200 episodes of 24 Hours in A&E

The 200th episode of 24 Hours in A&E – the 130th episode at its home at St George’s – will be broadcast tonight (Monday 17 December) on Channel 4 at 9pm.

17 Dec 2018


Christmas comes early to the playroom thanks to Isabella and family!

Isabella Lorusso, the daughter of one of our nurses at St George’s, visited our children’s playroom to spread some festive cheer with our paediatric patients.

12 Dec 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A Job For Life…

This episode – A Job For Life – features the stories of three people filmed over 24 hours at St George’s.

10 Dec 2018


St George’s cardiac surgery service is safe, but further improvements are needed 

The cardiac surgery service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is safe, but further improvements are needed, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has confirmed in an inspection report published today (Thursday, 6 December).

6 Dec 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: To have and to hold…

This episode – To have and to hold – focuses on stories of triumph in the face of adversity.

3 Dec 2018


Maternal fetal medicine team win international award

The maternal fetal medicine team at St George’s, led by Professor Asma Khalil, won an award at the 28th World Congress of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology last month.

28 Nov 2018


Dr Ranj gets a Strictly surprise from our Play Room!

The Play Room team at St George’s, along with some of our younger patients, made Strictly Come Dancing star and St George’s doctor, Dr Ranj, his very own glitterball trophy.

28 Nov 2018


St George’s supports EU staff by paying settled status costs

St George’s announced that any member of our EU staff who applies to remain in the UK as part of the EU Settlement Scheme will be fully reimbursed the costs by the Trust.

28 Nov 2018


World surgical first for trauma and orthopaedics

Our trauma and orthopaedic team at St George’s became the first in the world to use the new Stryker T2A femoral nail equipment earlier this month.

27 Nov 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Inside Out…

In this episode – Inside Out – we see 24-year-old Samuel being rushed to A&E after crashing his motorbike and being thrown into the road.

26 Nov 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Mother’s Courage

This episode – Mother’s Courage – focuses on a Mother’s role in different family units.

19 Nov 2018


Trust brings in new cardiac surgeon to lead service at St George’s

St George’s has brought in a new cardiac surgeon, Mr Steven Livesey, from outside the organisation to provide leadership for the service.

19 Nov 2018