Haematology – ITP (immune thrombocytopenia)

Services at | Updated 29 Mar 2020

COVID-19 update for patients with ITP and those on immunosuppressive medication (medications that affect your immune system) COVID-19 is a viral infection caused by a newly emerged form of coronavirus particularly affecting the upper airways and lungs. Everyone in the population needs to be vigilant about minimising the risk of …


ENT: Patient information

Services at | Updated 7 Jul 2020

On this page you will find links to patient information leaflets, which help explain more about common ENT conditions and operations. There are also links below to useful organisations and resources for patients with ENT conditions. Patient information leaflets Otology (ear problems) Canalplasty How to use ear drops Grommet insertion …


Useful documents including proformas and referral forms

Services at | Updated 4 Mar 2020

SGH Annual Review Proforma – SCD SHG Thalassaemia annual review Proforma Sickle Cell Retinopathy Clinic Referral Form


Trust Guidelines and Policies on the Management of sickle cell disease and thalassaemia

Services at | Updated 23 Jun 2020

ACUTE MANAGEMENT SGH_HN506a_guidelines Acute complications of SCD SGH_HN506b_guidelines Acute complications of thalassaemia SGH guidelines Spirometry in sickle cell crisis Feb 2019 ED Guideline Management of Acute Sickle Cell Crisis SPECIALIST MANAGEMENT Hydroxycarbamide SGH guidelines Perioperativemanagement Feb 2019 SGH Guidelines Pregnancy OUTPATIENT AND MONITORING SGH_HN502a_guidelines Outpatient monitoring SCD and thalassaemia SGH_HN508a_guidelines …


National Guidelines and standards

Services at | Updated 23 Jun 2020

BSH guidelines Acute Chest Syndrome SCD 2016 BSH guidelines Hydroxycarbamide in SCD – Children and Adults BSH Red Cell Transfusion SCD part 1 principles and laboratory aspects 2016 BSH Red Cell Transfusion SCD part 2 indications for transfusion 2016 SCS Standards for the Care of Adults with SCD 2018 TIF …


Clinical Services

Services at | Updated 12 Jun 2020

Treatments Antenatal screening: Combined first trimester screening Pre-eclampsia screening Prenatal diagnosis: NIPT (non-invasive prenatal testing) Chorionic villous sampling Amniocentesis Routine assessment of fetal growth, anatomy, and blood flow by experienced twin sonographers Specialist twin midwife appointments throughout the pregnancy Specialist perinatal mental health support Specialist breast feeding support Detailed fetal …


Information about your pregnancy

Services at | Updated 3 Jul 2020

Pregnancy and antenatal care Here we’ve included lots of information about what to expecting with lots of helpful links to our partner, the Twins Trust, for detailed guidance. If you have any questions, please do speak to your clinician for advice. Finding out you are having twins or more: Support …


Families’ stories

Families’ stories

Services at | Updated 2 Jul 2020

Welcome to our patient stories page – a series of short films sharing the experiences of families who have been cared for by the Fetal Medicine Unit at St George’s. We know how helpful it can be to hear from families who may have experienced a similar situation to your …


Cardiac Surgery

Services at St George's Hospital| Updated 26 Feb 2020

St George’s is home to one of the largest cardiac (heart) centres in the south east of England. We carry out more than 700 cardiac surgery operations every year, and provide services for people living in south London, Surrey, as well as further afield. We have a team of seven …


Information for healthcare professionals

Services at | Updated 2 Jul 2020

This page is to support healthcare professional with helpful links to current guidelines and papers. A core outcome set for studies investigating the management of selective fetal growth restriction in twins AJOG (SMFM) TTTS guideline FIGO twin guideline ISUOG twin guideline NICE twin and triplet guideline RCOG Monochorionic twin guide …