Paediatric cardiology

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 5 Dec 2018

St George’s Children’s Department works closely with the Children’s Cardiology Department at Evelina Children’s Hospital to provide close to home consultations and clinics for children with possible or known heart problems. We take referrals from GPs, other hospitals and from within St George’s. We run screening clinics for those with …

Paediatric allergy

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 5 Dec 2018

St George’s NHS Trust Paediatric Allergy Service offers a Consultant-led, comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment, investigation and management of children aged 0-17 years with allergic disorders. We see approximately 500 new patients annually, predominantly referred from Primary Care, Paediatric Dermatology, ENT, Paediatric Gastroenterology, and via ward referral following admission. What we offer …

Fibroid clinic

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital | Updated 29 Nov 2018

Mr Byrne and Prof Manyounda offer a fibroid service with treatments including hormonal, embolisation and surgery including hysteroscopic and laparoscopic removal. We also deal with large fibroids and patients who are Jehovah’s witnesses.

Urogynae and female pelvic medicine

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 15 Apr 2019

The subspecialty service at St George’s Hospital remains in a period of suspension following the departure of our clinical lead. Patients have in the meantime been transferred to Croydon University Hospital (CUH) while permanent solutions are being identified. Following our internal consultation with staff, we are now carrying out a …

Hyperhidrosis and facial flushing

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

We offer a number of treatment options for excessive sweating. The control of sweating and flushing is via the sympathetic nervous system. Over activity of these nerves can contribute to hyperhidrosis and excessive facial flushing. One treatment option is the local injection of Botulinum toxin (Botox) which we perform in …

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 …