Upper limb venous thrombosis and thoracic outlet syndrome

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 10 Dec 2013

We have extensive experience in the management of upper limb venous occlusion and thoracic outlet syndrome. Acute venous thrombosis is relatively common in young patients and without intervention can lead to distressing long term sequelae. We encourage urgent referral when venous thrombosis is suspected and can make a rapid diagnosis …


Lower limb revascularisation

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 29 Nov 2013

The Institute has developed a multidisciplinary service for the management of lower limb occlusive disease. Endovascular techniques have become the mainstay for severe lower limb vascular disease, though major bypass surgery is still occasionally required. If intervention is required, investigations including non-invasive imaging are performed on a ‘one-stop’ basis, preventing …


Varicose veins

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 29 Nov 2013

At St Georges Vascular Unit, we provide patients with a ‘one-stop’ service for the assessment of varicose veins. Each new referral is assessed by a vascular surgeon, and a Duplex ultrasound scan is performed at the same visit. A further consultation takes place with the result of the scan and …


Carotid atherosclerosis

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 3 Dec 2014

In conjunction with the regional stroke unit, the St George’s Vascular Institute offers a comprehensive service for patients with carotid atherosclerosis. Indications for surgical intervention are defined for both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients with a stenosis greater than 70%. Outpatients with suspected carotid atherosclerosis are assessed in a one-stop clinic …


Breast surgery

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital, St George's Hospital | Updated 21 Oct 2014

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has three consultant surgeons in the breast team, providing surgery for breast cancer. All patients are offered the option of immediate reconstruction at the time of mastectomy. Since December 2006, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s breast cancer surgeons have been using …


Outpatient HIV services

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital, St George's Hospital | Updated 4 Apr 2019

St George’s delivers HIV services at two sites: The Courtyard Clinic based at St George’s and Suite 5 Queen Mary’s based at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton.  The Clinics provide comprehensive and holistic service for HIV positive people including:  Daily week day medical and clinical nurse specialist clinics (at …


Rapid access chest pain clinic

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 11 Dec 2013

Nurse-led clinic for patients with suspected stable angina (new onset, exertional chest pain relieved by rest); Patients with known ischaemic heart disease may be referred as long as they have not had PCI / CABG within the previous six months and are no longer under the care of a cardiologist. …


Therapies for children in special schools

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital | Updated 19 Aug 2019

The Special Schools Therapy team provides assessment and intervention for children in two special schools in Wandsworth. These are: Paddock Primary & Secondary Schools Greenmead School Each school has input from Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy according to the needs of the children who attend that school. …


Special schools nursing

Services at Tooting Health Centre | Updated 8 Sep 2017

The special schools nursing service aims to provide open access to a nursing service for children and young people with a learning disability, mental health concerns and complex health needs in Wandsworth who are attending a special needs school in the borough, the Pupil Referral Units (PRU), Youth Offending Team …


School nursing

Services at Tooting Health Centre | Updated 8 Sep 2017

The School Nursing service has a reputation for delivering visible, confidential and accessible services to all school age children in Wandsworth schools. A universal, child centred public health model, aims to provide early help and extra support for children and young people at times when they need it. This also …