The spring issue of Membership Matters, the quarterly publication for St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust’s members, is out now.

The latest issue contains information about the trust’s foundation trust plans, its corporate social responsibility framework, a report on the benefits to patients of hourly ward rounding and a feature about how organ donation saves lives. Membership Matters also includes information about future member events which are free to attend and cover a range of subjects including keeping your brain healthy andvaccines – facts and myths.

Wilfred Carneiro, foundation trust membership manager said: “Membership Matters is just one example of how we are engaging with our members. Membership numbers are very encouraging with over 4,300 public and patient members now signed up. Added to this are the 7,000 members of staff who automatically joined in February 2011.”

To find out more about becoming a member of St George’s Healthcare visit To find out more about becoming a member of St George’s Healthcare visit the Members section of our website.

Notes to editors

  1. For more information, please contact the communications team at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust on 020 8725 5151 or email: Outside working hours, please page the team by calling 0844 822 2888, leaving a short message and contact details for pager SG548.