Endoscopy

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 25 Sep 2020 | Tags: endoscopy

The endoscopy unit comprises of six procedure rooms, providing facilities for both in-patient and out-patient investigations. The unit offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound and bronchoscopic ultrasound. The unit is staffed by a team of experienced endoscopy nurses, the …


MRI

MRI

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 20 Nov 2014

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an imaging tool that uses a powerful magnet to scan your body. The MRI scan will help in the diagnosis and treatment of your health condition. There is no use of radiation or X-rays. The MRI scanner is a tube which is open at both …


Diagnostic services

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 4 Nov 2013


General medicine

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

General medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and non-surgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. The General Medicine Care Group provides a range of specialist medical care for inpatient and day cases and services such as acute medicine (emergency admissions), gastroenterology, endocrinology, diabetes, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, …


Pre-operative care centre

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 30 Nov 2017

The pre-operative care centre (POCC) is a facility, designed to enhance quality of care and improve the experience for patients coming to hospital for surgery. At the POCC patients are checked to make sure they are in strong enough health before their operation, which reduces the risk of cancelled surgery. …


Surgery

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 10 Feb 2014

Children’s, general, maxillofacial, plastic, pre-operative and vascular surgery.


AAA screening centre

AAA screening centre

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

As part of a national screening programme, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is now a screening centre for abdominal aortic aneurysms (also known as AAAs). An estimated 80,000 men aged between 65 and 74 are affected by the condition, which is caused when the main blood vessel in …


Vascular

Vascular

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 25 Nov 2013

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Vascular Institute is a specialist unit providing diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the blood vessels. This includes varicose veins, blood clots, aneurysms and atherosclerosis. It is home to a team of specialists including vascular surgeons, physicians, specialised nurses and radiologists. The …


Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 2 Jun 2017


Offender Healthcare Services

Offender Healthcare Services

Services at | Updated 9 Oct 2019

St George’s provided primary care and substance misuse healthcare services at HMP Wandsworth until August 2019. On 1 September 2019, the running of these services at HMP Wandsworth transferred to Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. For further information about forensic and prison services run by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, please visit: …