Echocardiography Department

Services at | Updated 4 Feb 2019

The Echocardiography Department at St George’s was founded in 1971 and has developed a national and international reputation. The Echocardiography Department is one of the largest in the United Kingdom and performs annually at least 20,000 transthoracic echocardiograms, 1700 stress echocardiograms and more then 600 transoesophageal studies. We aim to provide …

New Beginnings on social media

Services at | Updated 28 Mar 2019

You can keep up to date with the latest developments in the New Beginnings programme via our twitter feed.

Joint Staff – Womens’ Event Nov 21 2018

Services at | Updated 3 May 2019

Staff and mothers gathered to view films of all of them describing their experiences of birth in theatre. They then worked together to discuss what resonated most for them and which areas they most felt they could put their time and effort into pursuing as improvement co-design projects.  Our mothers …

Women’s Event Oct 10 2018

Women’s Event Oct 10 2018

Services at | Updated 5 May 2019

Previously in the project mothers who had given birth in an operating theatre at St George’s were interviewed talking about their experiences. At this event the women got together to view short edited films covering the major themes raised during these interviews. They then discussed what they thought were the …

Training in EBCD for New Beginnings teams Jan 23 2018

Training in EBCD for New Beginnings teams Jan 23 2018

Services at | Updated 5 May 2019

During December we made a series of observations in theatres to help guide the project. These observations have been analysed within the team and we are now ready to start interviewing staff and mothers. We also ran some training with the Point of Care Foundation on January 23rd 2018 so …

Motor Neurone Disease

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 24 Apr 2019

The Motor Nerve Clinic at St. George’s Hospital diagnoses and manages patients with motor neurone disease (MND) and related disorders. It is our aim to treat patients with MND holistically, by strengthening links with multi-disciplinary teams in the community and work closely with other specialties at St. George’s Hospital. The …

Acute Oncology

Acute Oncology

Services at | Updated 22 Mar 2019

Visit the Acute Oncology Service site

Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Service

Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Service

Services at | Updated 15 Aug 2019

St George’s Hospital is a designated hospital for teenagers and young adults with cancer.  There is a dedicated TYA service which provides specialised, age appropriate treatment to teenagers and young adults with cancer. The TYA service works alongside site specific oncology and haematology teams to provide specialist, age-appropriate care, as …

Food and Fluid Terminology (IDDSI)

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 10 Apr 2019

St George’s University Hospitals are updating the terminology used when making diet & fluid recommendations for people with dysphagia (difficulties swallowing). We will be using the IDDSI framework. See below information on IDDSI and details of food/fluid recommendations. What is the IDDSI framework? The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) have …

Wandsworth Community Feeding Service

Services at | Updated 31 Jan 2020

About Our Service The Wandsworth Community Feeding Service aims to provide a service which is effective, child-centred and equitable, for children in Wandsworth (age 0-11 years) who have: Dysphagia Highly selective eating Feeding aversion Our service is commissioned to provide clinical psychology, dietetics, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and …