Therapies

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 30 Nov 2018

Therapy Services at St George’s Hospital are based around an integrated focus with multi-professional teams designed around patient care groups. Qualified therapists range from juniors and seniors through to advanced clinical specialists and consultant practitioners who operate at a higher level within particular specialties, for example, running clinics. Juniors are …


Ambulatory Assessment Area (AAA)

Ambulatory Assessment Area (AAA)

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 1 May 2019

  Acute medicine is the specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and non-surgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. In our Acute Medicine Ambulatory Assessment Area (AAA), we provide facilities to maximise treatment of emergency medical patients on the same day, without need for full admission. Our AAA is a …


Major trauma centre

Major trauma centre

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 8 Feb 2019

St George’s Hospital is the major trauma centre for the south west London and Surrey trauma network covering a population of around 2.6 million. St George’s receives and treats approximately 120 patients every month as a result of trauma. The idea behind trauma networks is that ambulance crews are trained …


Prosthetic and amputee rehabilitation

Prosthetic and amputee rehabilitation

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital| Updated 11 Mar 2020

A prosthetic service has been available at Queen Mary’s Hospital since the First World War. It has developed into an internationally recognised service offering highly specialised services for amputees. Services offered The service offers artificial limb assessment, prescription, manufacture, fitting and training for patients with upper and/or lower limb amputations, …


Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine

Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine

Services at St George's Hospital, St John's Therapy Centre, Tooting Health Centre| Updated 21 May 2019 | Tags: audiology Audiovestibular Medicine hearing hearing aids Neuro-otology Neurotology

The Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine team deals with the diagnosis and management of hearing (auditory) and balance (vestibular) disorders. Since it was established in 1986, the department has become a reputable, highly specialist third tier service, responsible for all aspects of audiovestibular medicine for persons of all ages. The department …


Minor injuries unit

Minor injuries unit

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital| Updated 6 Jan 2020

If you have a minor injury or simple illness you can attend the Queen Mary’s Hospital Minor Injuries Unit to see one of our specialist emergency nurses. You can also get emergency contraception, advice on healthy living and information about other NHS services. The Minor Injuries Unit at Queen Mary’s …


Nutrition and dietetics

Services at Queen Mary's Hospital, St George's Hospital, St John's Therapy Centre| Updated 19 Oct 2017

Food is one of the fundamentals of life; this fact becomes even more important when patients are in hospital. Dieticians at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust work to ensure that a patient’s nutritional state does not limit their recovery. The dietetic service also provides outpatient services through general …


Delivery suite

Delivery suite

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 18 Sep 2019

The delivery suite is located on 1st floor of Lanesborough wing. On arrival women and their partners may be requested to wait in the waiting area. This is followed by a midwifery assessment (Triage). There are 2 triage rooms for assessing that labour has started. If in labour transfer to …


Giving birth

Giving birth

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 10 Oct 2017

When your labour starts please contact the Delivery Suite direct on 0208 767 4654 if you plan to have your baby on the Delivery Suite; you will be asked a few simple questions and advised to attend. If you plan to have your baby on the Carmen Suite please contact …


Virtual Tour of the Maternity Unit

Virtual Tour of the Maternity Unit

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 18 Sep 2019

Welcome to the maternity services virtual tour. For those who have booked, or are hoping to book to deliver at St Georges, the below section aims to provide you with an insight of what to expect when you visit the Unit during your pregnancy at each stage; for example, what …