Prenatal Genetics Service

Services at | Updated 8 Nov 2019

About Us South West Thames Regional Genetics has a specialised prenatal service. This service is for women and couples with a family history of a genetic condition, or for those with abnormalities presenting during a pregnancy. The team at the South West Thames Regional Genetics Service work closely with patients alongside …


Interventional Neuroradiology

Services at | Updated 10 Dec 2019

Interventional Neuroradiology provides specialist diagnosis and treatment of blood vessel disorders in the brain and spine. Interventional Neuroradiologists (INR) are highly trained to manage complex neurovascular problems. St George’s Interventional Neuroradiology provides a 24/7 specialist service for mechanical thrombectomy and acute aneurysm treatments every day of the week, including weekends.


Assisted Birth

Services at | Updated 19 Sep 2019

Sometimes your baby may need to be assisted to be born  with the help of a doctor. This can be because there are signs that you are getting tired or the baby is getting tired and speeding up the birth is advised. This will be explained to you. It can …


Caesarean birth

Services at | Updated 17 Sep 2020

What is a Caesarean birth? A Caesarean is an operation to allow your baby to be born through a cut along the “bikini line” on your tummy. A decision to have a Caesarean has to be made carefully as it involves major surgery with some risks attached. Having a Caesarean …


Maternity Theatres

Services at | Updated 19 May 2020

Welcome to the Maternity Operating Theatres. For many of you this will be the first time you have been into an operating theatre so we hope that this guide will help you to feel more relaxed should you have your baby there. We welcome many families to our theatres every …


Occupational Therapy (Children’s) Community Services

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital| Updated 15 Apr 2020

Update on our services during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We can confirm that we are still operating and delivering therapy support wherever possible, provided it is safe and appropriate to do so. We are currently able to offer assessments and reviews via telephone contact with parents and SENCO’s in order to …


Physiotherapy for people with bleeding disorders

Services at | Updated 27 Nov 2019

Physiotherapists are specially trained to treat and educate patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Each patient seen by the Physiotherapist will have different needs and will be assessed and given a tailored treatment program. When will I be seen? You will be seen alongside your consultant and specialist nurse as required depending …


Clinical Perfusion Service

Services at | Updated 24 Jul 2019

The Clinical Perfusion department provides Clinical Perfusion services to the Adult Cardiothoracic Unit at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.. This speciality is only associated with hospitals performing open heart surgery and is conducted by highly specialised individuals – Clinical Perfusion Scientists. Clinical Perfusion Scientists are responsible for setting …


Hepatitis C treatment

Hepatitis C treatment

Services at | Updated 10 Jul 2019

The Viral Hepatitis team at St George’s, led by Dr Daniel Forton, is working towards eliminating hepatitis C by 2025. Since the elimination campaign started in 2016, the team has treated and cured more than 1,000 people. Hepatitis C is a blood borne virus; Public Health England estimate that 6,450 …


DEXA Unit

Services at | Updated 12 Jul 2019

There are 2 Hologic DXA scanners situated within the Rheumatology department. There three full time DXA technicians. Patients attending for DXA scan complete a Bone Health Questionnaire which is used in conjunction with the DXA scan result in order to assess the individual’s fracture risk. Patients are also referred to …