Press releases

Celebrating 20 series of 24 Hours in A&E!

The brand new 20th series of 24 Hours in A&E filmed in our emergency department will be broadcast at 9pm on Channel 4 tonight (Tuesday 14 January). Continue reading

14 Jan 2020

VR headsets relaxing patients during surgery at St George’s

Virtual reality (VR) headsets are being worn for the first time by patients at St George’s Hospital to change the way they experience anxiety during wide-awake surgery. The headsets, funded by St George’s Hospital Charity, are being worn by patients as part of a pilot study led by Miss Shamim … Continue reading

26 Dec 2019

Praise for St George’s team after rare cyst removed from newborn baby

A baby with a large rare cyst growing in its mouth has been safely delivered at St George’s. Marian Bayley, 31, was transferred to St George’s for specialist care from her local hospital after her five month scan when they realised that the baby had a mass growing in his … Continue reading

23 Dec 2019

St George’s maintains requires improvement rating by CQC, and recommends Trust be taken out of quality special measures

Trust commended for ‘significant improvement’ by the CQC  CQC recommends Trust be taken out of special measures for quality of services                      Services for children and young people rated outstanding St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been rated requires … Continue reading

18 Dec 2019

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A life less ordinary…

This episode – A life less ordinary – features three patients who are seen within the same 24 hour period. Continue reading

16 Dec 2019

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: In Love and War…

This episode focuses on families who have made extraordinary sacrifices for the people they love. Continue reading

9 Dec 2019

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Go your own way…

This episode features patients and staff members who forge their own path in life and strive to find happiness and fulfilment, against the odds.  Continue reading

2 Dec 2019

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: A pillar of strength…

This episode follows the stories of three patients and the people they turn to when life takes an unexpected turn. Continue reading

25 Nov 2019

New episode of 24 Hours in A&E – Series 19 launch: Endless Love…

This first episode of the new series follows the stories of three patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s. Continue reading

18 Nov 2019

First major trauma centre to launch specialist clinic

St George’s has become the first major trauma centre in the UK to launch a fully multidisciplinary major trauma clinic for our patients. Continue reading

18 Nov 2019

St George’s makes three appointments to its Trust Board

St George’s has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors and an Associate Non-Executive Director to its Board. Continue reading

14 Nov 2019

Thousands of Londoners receive life changing diabetes monitors

More than 3,000 people across London with Type 1 diabetes have received life-changing diabetes monitors through the NHS Long Term Plan – including St George’s patient Katie Young. Continue reading

22 Oct 2019

Family of triplets support urgent need for multiple birth research

The parents of newborn triplets are supporting multiple birth experts from around the world who have identified where urgent research is needed to improve health outcomes for multiple babies. Continue reading

11 Oct 2019

Joint plan launched to improve health and care in Wandsworth

A major plan to improve the health and care of residents in Wandsworth has been launched this week. Health and social care organisations across Wandsworth, including St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, are working together to ensure our social care, community, wellbeing and hospital services are as joined up … Continue reading

7 Oct 2019

Professor Asma Khalil features in Progress 1000

Professor Asma Khalil, Consultant Obstetrician and Multiple Birth Lead at St George’s, features in the prestigious Evening Standard Progress 1000 list which is made up of the top 1000 most influential people in London for the second year. Continue reading

3 Oct 2019

Interview with Terence Joe, Head of Patient Experience and Partnership

What is your background, and why did you want to work at St George’s? I have worked in health and social care for around 25 years at local councils, in the voluntary sector, and the NHS. My background is in health promotion and public health, with significant experience of developing … Continue reading

27 Sep 2019

Trust members and staff turn out for our Annual Members’ Meeting

The Trust’s 2019 Annual Members’ Meeting took place on 26 September, with members and staff attending to hear about the last 12 months at St George’s. Before the meeting, a health check-up and information marketplace was organised so attendees could get a blood sugar and blood pressure test, as well … Continue reading

27 Sep 2019

“The NHS is a leveller for everyone” – Interview with Anneke de Boer, Governor

As part of a new series of interviews getting to know the Trust’s governors, we met with Anneke de Boer. Anneke has been a governor since 2013 and was one of the first people elected following our move to Foundation Trust status. She told us why she wanted to get … Continue reading

27 Sep 2019

St George’s named Innovative Trust of the Year by the Health Innovation Network

St George’s has been named Innovative Trust of the Year by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) at their annual awards ceremony. Continue reading

27 Sep 2019

Nursing Times Workforce award win for St George’s

St George’s was presented with a Nursing Times Workforce award, beating eight other shortlisted Trusts from across the country to win in the ‘Best Recruitment Experience’ category. Continue reading

27 Sep 2019