St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of London’s leading teaching hospitals with an international reputation for quality of care and cutting-edge treatment.

In this area you will find detailed information on all the services we provide. We provide services to both children and adults.

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AAA screening centre

As part of a national screening programme, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is now a screening centre . . .

About the Rose Centre

About the Rose Centre

The Rose Centre is the state-of-the-art breast diagnostic unit. It was officially opened . . .

About Us

The Adult Critical Care service is managed by the Adult Critical Care Directorate. The Directorate meets monthly to review all . . .

About Us

Cardiothoracic anaesthesia
Head and neck anaesthesia
Neuroanaesthesia
Obstetric anaesthesia
Paediatric anaesthesia
Regional anaesthesia
Trauma and orthopaedic anaesthesia
Vascular anaesthesia

Cardiothoracic . . .

About your appointment

What is the Breast clinic?

The breast clinic is an outpatient clinic where you can see a specialist. You may . . .

Acute medicine unit

Acute medicine is the specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and nonsurgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. The Acute . . .

Adult Critical Care

What is Critical Care ?
Critical Care (or Intensive Care Medicine) is the medical specialty that takes care of the most . . .

Adult Hearing & Hearing Aid Service

The adult hearing and hearing aid service is for adults who have suspected hearing problems. We accept referrals for adults . . .

Amputee rehabilitation

A prosthetic service has been available at Queen Mary’s Hospital since the First World War. It has developed into . . .

Anaesthesia

St George’s Hospital is one of London’s leading teaching hospitals and one of four Major Trauma Centres in . . .

Any Qualified Provider

What is the Any Qualified Provider scheme?
The Any Qualified Provider (AQP) scheme means that for some conditions like neck . . .

Any Qualified Provider (AQP)

What is the Any Qualified Provider scheme?
The Any Qualified Provider (AQP) scheme means that for some conditions like neck . . .

Aspiration cytology

Aspiration biopsy diagnosis by palpation and in conjunction with image guidance of peripheral lumps/swellings including thyroid, lymph nodes, salivary . . .

Assistive technology service

The Assistive Technology Service provides environmental control systems that help to maintain and improve the independence and security of people . . .

Asthma

The Asthma clinic sees patients with asthma of varying severity and aims to provide an accurate diagnosis of the different . . .

Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine

The audiology and audiovestibular medicine team deals with the diagnosis and management of hearing (auditory) and balance (vestibular) disorders.

Since . . .

Audiology [Queen Mary's Hospital]

The Audiology service provided at Queen Mary’s Hospital has an established reputation as a forward-thinking, high performing service . . .

Autonomic disorders

The autonomic nervous system controls involuntary actions like your heart rate, body temperature, digestion, perspiration and the widening or narrowing . . .

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Bariatric surgery

Under Construction, check back soon . . .

Blood pressure unit

The Blood Pressure Unit at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist Hypertension Unit for the . . .

Blood testing

General Information

Blood tests are used to help diagnose your illness and monitor your treatment. We understand that some people . . .

Bone boost

The Bone Boost programme has been designed to provide a care pathway for those with osteoporosis/osteopenia and to ultimately . . .

Botulinum toxin therapy

Botulinum toxin therapy (also known as Botox) is used to treat a range of neurological conditions and disorders for adults . . .

Breast cancer

About Breast Cancer

Approximately 45,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed every year, usually in women who are over . . .

Breast Service at The Rose Centre

The Breast Service at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is based predominantly at the Rose Centre building . . .

Breast surgery

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has three consultant surgeons in the breast team, providing surgery for breast . . .

Bronchoscopy

Two flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy lists (Monday and Friday) are run each week and patients are examined under conscious sedation with . . .

Brysson White rehabilitation unit

A multi-disciplinary unit providing a one stop needs led outpatient rehabilitation service for older people. Patients are treated using . . .

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CAHS - Complex Case Management

What is Complex Case Management?
Complex Case Management provides care and support for people with complex needs where a systematic . . .

CAHS - Facilitated & Supported Discharge

What is Facilitated & Supported Discharge?
Facilitated and Supported Discharge provides in-reach to the hospital discharge team (including STAR . . .

CAHS - Maximising Independence

What is Maximising Independence?
Maximising Independence provides therapy based rehabilitation and re-enablement. Patients are supported to regain their independence . . .

CAHS - Rapid Response

What is Rapid Response?
Rapid Response provides assessment and care provision focusing on treatment within the community within 2 hours . . .

CAHS - Scheduled and Ongoing Care

What is Scheduled and On-going care?
Scheduled and on-going care is planned care for patients who have short . . .

CAHS - Specialist Input

What is Specialist Input?
Specialist Input includes the following teams that will work within CAHS:

Respiratory
Heart Failure
Diabetes
Tissue . . .

Cancer services

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides diagnosis, surgery and chemotherapy for all types of cancer as well . . .

Cardiac surgery

We are dedicated and proud to care for the patients and their families; delivering a very high quality standard of . . .

Cardiology

The department of cardiology at St George’s Hospital offers all aspects of medical treatment for heart conditions.

We run . . .

Cardiothoracic department

The department of cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and St George’s . . .

Cardiothoracic Intensive Care

The Cardiothoracic Critical Care service covers 18 beds of specialist critical care. We have an approximate 50:50 split between . . .

Carotid atherosclerosis

In conjunction with the regional stroke unit, the St George’s Vascular Institute offers a comprehensive service for patients with . . .

Cellular pathology

Cellular Pathology services at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which is a partnership . . .

Centre for Haemostasis and Thrombosis - Haemophilia Centre

St George’s Haemophilia Centre is located within St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  It is well established . . .

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care

The Chaplaincy-Spiritual Care Team is here for everyone. We are a multi-faith, multi-denominational team who offer spiritual . . .

Checking for abnormalities

Anomaly scan
An anomaly scan is done at 21-23 weeks to check the anatomy of the baby, the baby . . .

Chemical pathology

Chemical Pathology services at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which is a partnership . . .

Chest medicine

The Respiratory Department at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest of its kind . . .

Child health records

The Child Health Records Department forms part of the Children and families service directorate. The department is responsible for registration . . .

Childhood immunisation

The Wandsworth Childhood Immunisation Service is available to all children 0-19 years via schools programmes and community clinics. The . . .

Children's continuing care

Wandsworth Children’s Continuing Care aims to provide high quality clinical care and support for children with complex care needs . . .

Children's medicine

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of General Paediatric Medicine inpatient and outpatient services . . .

Children's Play Service

The Paediatric play team are often found on the ward having lots of fun with the children creating lots of . . .

Children's services

St Georges Hospital has a long and proud history in providing specialist children’s services from the days of the . . .

Children's specialist therapies

The Community Specialist Therapies team works with children in the community in the Borough of Wandsworth. This is a newly . . .

Children's surgery

The St George’s department of paediatric surgery and urology is well renowned for its expertise in keyhole surgery in . . .

Choose Well

A lot of people come to the Emergency Department because they do not know where else to go could get . . .

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

A multi-disciplinary team provides comprehensive care for COPD patients who access our services as out-patient referrals or through . . .

Chronic Pain Service

Chronic (or persistent) pain is the term used to describe pain which has lasted longer than the usual healing time . . .

Clinical infection

The Clinical Infection Unit (CIU) provides specialist inpatient and outpatient Infectious Diseases services for the clinical diagnosis and management of . . .

Cognitive neurology and dementia

The cognitive neurology and dementia service provides a consultant-led multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of . . .

Colorectal surgery

This page is under construction . . .

Community Adult Health Service (CAHS)

Working together with Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group we have redesigned our community adult nursing and therapy services to adapt to . . .

Community haemoglobinopathies

Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Information and Counselling Service aims to improve health outcomes for Wansdworth residents or those with a . . .

Community learning disability

The Wandsworth Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) is a specialist multidisciplinary team offering a community service to adults with a . . .

Community neuro rehabilitation therapy

The Wandsworth Community Neuro Team (WCNT) is based at St John’s Therapy Centre in Battersea. It is a specialist . . .

Community nursing and community matrons

Community Nurses provide a service for predominantly housebound adults over the age of 16 years with a physical health care . . .

Community services

We provide a full range of community services to patients for people who live and work in Wandsworth, making sure . . .

Community wards

Wandsworth Community Wards (WCW) consists of four ‘polysystem aligned’ Community Wards within the London Borough of Wandsworth that integrate and . . .

Complex spinal surgery

Complex spinal surgery is the insertion of metalwork to stabilize and fuse parts of the spine. This may be necessary . . .

Conditions for thoracic surgery

Your lungs
We need oxygen to live. When we breathe in we take oxygen from the air into the lungs . . .

Conditions We Treat

Conditions We Treat include:
Neck & Back pain

Rheumatoid and osteoarthritis conditions

Pre/post-surgical rehabilitation

Post fracture rehabilitation

Soft . . .

CPD Events

Upcoming events:

23rd April 2015; St George’s Day Anaesthesia Forum St George’s Day 2015 (1 . . .

CT scanning

A CT scan is an imaging investigation using rays.  It is performed on a specialised scanner which gives very detailed . . .

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Day case unit

The day case unit provides a professional diagnostic service for upper and lower GI endoscopy, brochoscopy and cystoscopy. The unit . . .

Day hospital at St Johns Therapy Centre

Day Hospital offers an interim facility between acute and primary care settings for people over 65 years, resident in London . . .

Day patient programmes

We have a range of day patient services, predominantly suited to patients with higher level functional cognitive and communication problems . . .

Delivery suite

The delivery suite is located on 1st floor of Lanesborough wing. On arrival women and their partners may be requested . . .

Dermatology

The Dermatology Department at St George’s hospital is situated on the ground floor of Lanesborough wing, in clinic B . . .

Dermatology Outpatients

The Dermatology Outpatients Unit at Queen Mary’s Hospital provides a professional service for patients with acute and chronic skin . . .

Diabetes and endocrinology

Diabetes and Endocrinology departments are at St George’s Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital and also at St John’s . . .

Diabetes specialist nursing

The Community Diabetes Specialist Nurses (CDSNs) provide a service to adults with diabetes (aged 18 or over), mostly people with . . .

Diabetic retina eye screening

The service provides Retinal screening for all people with diabetes age 12 years and over, for the early detection and . . .

Diagnosis

To diagnose and determine treatment for your particular valve disease, your doctor will obtain medical history, perform a thorough physical . . .

Diagnosis and Management of Headaches for Physiotherapists

Dear Colleagues,

St. George’s NHS Trust Therapies Department are holding a one day course for Diagnosis and Management of . . .

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Early pregnancy scan

All women who choose to give birth at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are offered an appointment . . .

Ears, nose and throat (ENT)

The ENT service aims to improve the quality of life for individuals with ear, nose and throat disorders, and provide . . .

Education and Training

The Adult Critical Care service has many exciting training opportunities for all grades of clinician.

The unit has created its . . .

Education, Teaching, CPD

There are many training opportunities, modules and fellowships available at St George’s Hospital. Fellowships are advertised by the School . . .

Emergency

St George’s Hospital Emergency Department provides a 24/7 emergency service, seeing more than 400 patients a day and . . .

Emergency department

St George’s Hospital’s busy, modern Emergency Department provides a 24-hour emergency service, 365 days a year, and sees around 120,000 patients.

Endoscopy

The endoscopy unit comprises of four procedure rooms, providing facilities for both in-patient and out-patient investigations. The unit . . .

Epilepsy

The epilepsy service offers a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for adults and children with epilepsy.

We offer a rapid . . .

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Fetal medicine unit

The annual report of the Fetal Medicine and Day Assessment Units contains detail about the workload, referral pattern, audits and . . .

Fitness - Bader gym

The Bader Gym is a fully equipped gymnasium which has been designed for both disabled and able bodied people. Four . . .

Fluoroscopy

The Video-fluoroscopy Service (VFS) is a specialist service used for assessment, diagnosis and management of swallowing in a range . . .

Fybroid clinic

Mr Byrne and Prof Manyounda offer a fibroid service with treatments including hormonal, embolisation and surgery including hysteroscopic and laparoscopic . . .

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Gait laboratory and functional electrical stimulation (FES)

The Gait laboratory offers two clinical services: gait Analysis and functional Electrical Stimulation (FES).

The Gait Analysis service provides a . . .

Gastroenterology and hepatology

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of . . .

General Intensive Care

The General Intensive Care service cares for the most severely ill patients in the hospital. The service is able care . . .

General medicine

General medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management and non-surgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases . . .

General medicine and care of the elderly

General medicine and care of the elderly services are provided by a multidisciplinary team which includes dieticians, social workers and . . .

General surgery

A comprehensive General Surgery service is provided at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, encompassing emergency care, inpatient . . .

Genetics

The South West Thames Regional Genetic Services at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a specialist service . . .

Giving birth

When your labour starts please contact the Delivery Suite direct on 0208 767 4654 if you plan to have your . . .

GUM (Genitourinary medicine)

St George’s has two Genitourinary Medicine clinics. The Courtyard Clinic based at St George’s and Roehampton Clinic based . . .

Gynaecological cancer

Gynaecological cancers are cancers of the female reproductive system including cancers of the womb (uterus), vulva, cervix and ovaries.

St . . .

Gynaecology

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Haematological cancer

Haematological cancers are cancers of the blood and lymphatic system. These include myeloma, lymphomas and acute and chronic leukaemias.

The . . .

Haematology

Haematology services at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which is a partnership set . . .

Hand Therapy

The Hand Therapy team is part of the Regional Hand Unit at St Georges Hospital and consists of specialist Occupational . . .

Hand Unit

The Hand Unit at St George’s Hospital is a tertiary referral unit that treats patients from the south west . . .

Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer (tumours developing in the tissues and organs of the head and neck) includes cancers of the . . .

Head Injuries Therapies

The Head Injury therapy team at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The . . .

Headache service

The headache service runs five specialist outpatient clinics each week providing assessment, investigations, advice and treatment to patients suffering with . . .

Health visiting

The Health Visiting Service works via a Public Health centred approach to help meet the requirements of the Children’s . . .

Hearing Therapy Service

The hearing therapy service is for adults and children who are having difficulty adapting to life with hearing loss, tinnitus . . .

Heart failure service

The one-stop heart failure diagnostic clinic is run by Dr Lisa Anderson and accepts local and tertiary referrals and . . .

Heart Failure Specialist Nursing

Community HFNS is provided to patients over the age of 18 with diagnosed heart failure, who is registered with a . . .

Heart rhythm service

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a long standing international reputation as a leading centre for research . . .

Heart valve centre

The cardiothoracic unit heart valve centre is a multidisciplinary group of cardiologists, echocardiographers, radiologists, anaesthetists and surgeons, proficient in diagnosing . . .

Homeless, refugee and asylum seeker services

The Homeless, Refugee and Asylum team is part of the Children & Families division of Community Services, Wandsworth. The team . . .

Hyperacute and Acute Stroke Therapy Teams

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2nd and 3rd Floor, Atkinson Morley Wing, St George’s Hospital

 

The Stroke therapy . . .

Hyperhidrosis and facial flushing

We offer a number of treatment options for excessive sweating. The control of sweating and flushing is via the sympathetic . . .

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Immunology

The Protein Reference and Immunopathology service at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which . . .

Infectious diseases and HIV neurology

The St George’s infectious diseases and HIV neurology department provides comprehensive neurological services to patients with multiple diseases and . . .

Infertility

This service provides a full range of infertility tests to investigate the patient’s condition.

Where appropriate, staff members advise . . .

Inherited heart problems

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a long standing reputation for the treatment and research of inherited . . .

Inpatient elderly rehabilitation services

The aim of the Inpatient Elderly Rehabilitation Service (IERS) is to provide a multidisciplinary in-patient rehabilitation service which focuses . . .

Inpatient Pain Team - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Preparing For Your Operation
Managing Pain After Your Operation

Preparing  For Your Operation

How much pain . . .

Integrated falls and bone health service

The Integrated Falls and Bone Health Service (IF&BHS) is a team that comprises of a variety of health . . .

Intermediate care services

A rapid response service providing short term goal orientated nursing therapy and care aimed at people who are at risk . . .

Interventional Cardiology

St George’s Hospital has one of the leading Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory’s in the United Kingdom.  We have a . . .

Interventional radiology

The Interventional Radiology department is internationally renowned for its expertise and offers a wide range of vascular and non-vascular . . .

Invasive procedures

Chorion villus sampling (CVS) at 11-13 weeks
CVS involves the examination of chorionic villi (placental tissue). Both the baby . . .

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Job opportunities

Development opportunities offered for nursing staff in ICU at St George’s Bands 5,6,7
Band 5
The Foundations . . .

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Lower limb revascularisation

The Institute has developed a multidisciplinary service for the management of lower limb occlusive disease. Endovascular techniques have become the . . .

Lung cancer

Lung cancers are cancers of the lungs and respiratory system. There are three main types of lung cancer: Small cell . . .

Lung disease

Patients with suspected asbestos-associated lung or pleural disease are prioritised to see specialist physicians well-versed in these conditions . . .

Lung function testing

Comprehensive lung function testing (measurement of spirometry with bronchodilator reversibility, lung volumes using plethysmography, gas transfer and small airway indices . . .

Lung infections

Patients with slow-to-resolve infections and/or bronchiectasis are prioritised to one of several general respiratory clinics, unless where . . .

Lymphoedema

This is a tertiary referral service providing expert assessment, diagnosis, treatment and continued support for those with lymphoedema. Patients with . . .

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Major trauma centre

St George’s Hospital is the major trauma centre for the south west London and Surrey trauma network covering a . . .

Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. The most serious complications are defects of the heart valves . . .

Maternity

Both clinicians and midwives provide maternity care at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Maternity Department. Services . . .

Maxillofacial surgery

Including Dentistry and Oral Surgery

The Maxillofacial Unit provides a comprehensive range of services to correct problems with the face . . .

Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology services at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which is a partnership . . .

Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression

The South West London Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC) Service is based at St George’s Hospital and provides a . . .

Minor injuries unit

If you have a minor injury or simple illness you can attend the Queen Mary’s Hospital Minor Injuries Unit . . .

Movement disorders

The movement disorders services provides diagnosis, assessment and treatment for people with movement disorders that affect the speed, fluency, quality . . .

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an imaging tool that uses a powerful magnet to scan your body. The MRI scan . . .

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with . . .

Muscoskeletal Interface Service (MCAS)

Queen Mary’s Hospital offers musculoskeletal interface clinics for the assessment of spinal, lower and upper limb conditions by a . . .

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - St Georges & St Johns Therapy Centre

The physiotherapy outpatients department is one of the largest physiotherapy providers in South London offering extensive treatment facilities to the . . .

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Neuro-oncology (brain and spinal tumours)

We diagnose and provide the highest standards of care and treatment to patients with every type of brain or spinal . . .

Neuro-ophthalmology

The neuro-ophthalmology department undertakes diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting neurological control of the visual system, including vision, control . . .

Neuro-sciences Intensive Care

The Neuro Intensive Care Unit provides a tertiary referral neuroscience acute level of care with physiological monitoring, neurological supportive therapies . . .

Neurology

The Neurology department specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system – including the brain, spinal cord . . .

Neurology Therapies

The Neurology therapy team at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The therapy . . .

Neurology, neurosurgery, neurosciences and stroke

St George’s is an internationally renowned hospital for neurology, neurosurgery, neurosciences and stroke services.  The hospital offers comprehensive services . . .

Neuromuscular disorders

The neuromuscular unit provides a specialist multi-disciplinary approach to the clinical management of neuromuscular disorders for patients from across . . .

Neuropathology

The neuropathology service performs expert and fast nervous system and muscle diagnostic procedures by examining central nervous system biopsy tissue . . .

Neurophysiology

The neurophysiology service uses innovative procedures to record and interpret electrical signals from the nervous system to diagnose and assess . . .

Neuroradiology

The St George’s neuroradiology service performs advanced imaging techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions, including stroke . . .

Neurorehabilitation

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust neurorehabilitation services have exceptional staffing and equipment and provide specialist care not . . .

Neuroscience Day Unit

The Neuroscience Day Unit provides a range of neurological, neurosurgical and medical day case procedures, complex investigations, infusions and assessments . . .

Neurosurgery

The St George’s Hospital neurosurgery department provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the . . .

Neurosurgery Therapies

The Neurosurgery therapy department at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The Neurosurgery . . .

Newborn services - neonatal unit

At St George’s we provide specialist care for the smallest and sickest babies, including those that are born prematurely . . .

Nuclear Medicine

Imaging is provided by three Siemens SPECT gamma cameras, PET/CT scanning is currently provided via a mobile scanner.  Radionuclide . . .

Nutrition and dietetics

Food is one of the fundamentals of life; this fact becomes even more important when patients are in hospital. Dieticians . . .

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Obstetric neurology

The obstetric neurology clinic provides specialist care for pregnant women with existing neurological conditions, such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis . . .

Occupational therapy

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust occupational therapists help patients whose independence or ability to live a normal . . .

Offender Healthcare Services

St George’s provides primary care and substance misuse healthcare services at HMP Wandsworth. HMP Wandsworth is a category B . . .

Oncology

The St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust oncology service treats over 500 new patients a year, providing anti . . .

Ophthalmic medicine

Ophthalmology (eye) services are provided at St George’s Hospital by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Moorfields is the . . .

Orthotics service

Based at Queen Mary’s hospital for more than 30 years, the Orthotic Clinical Service aims to provide a comprehensive . . .

Outpatient HIV services

The HIV outpatient service has consistently met all its quality standards and ranked above London average for clinical outcomes. HIV . . .

Outpatient Physiotherapy - Queen Marys

The outpatient physiotherapy service is one of the largest physiotherapy providers in Roehampton, Putney and south west London offering extensive . . .

Outpatient programmes

Orthotics clinic at Queen Mary’s Hospital
The orthotics clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic run by a physiotherapist and an . . .

Outpatients

There are more than 1,000 outpatient clinics at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust each week where . . .

Overseas patients

Not a UK resident, but require hospital treatment?

If you are a legal resident of a country within the European . . .

Oxygen assessments

A weekly outpatient service to assess supplemental oxygen requirement is run by specially trained senior nurses. Outpatient follow-up, domiciliary . . .

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Paediatric allergy

St George’s NHS Trust Paediatric Allergy Service offers a Consultant-led, comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment, investigation and management of children . . .

Paediatric cardiology

St George’s Children’s Department works closely with the Children’s Cardiology Department at Evelina Children’s Hospital to . . .

Paediatric dentistry

The paediatric dentistry team at St Georges provides a comprehensive service to improve the oral health care of infants, children . . .

Paediatric diabetes and endocrinology

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust treats children and adolescents for growth, endocrine and diabetes problems. The endocrine service sees . . .

Paediatric gastroenterology

The paediatric gastroenterology service at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust provides care for children and adolescents with the full . . .

Paediatric general medicine

The General Paediatric Medicine service is a comprehensive consultant led service managing a range of common childhood conditions. There are . . .

Paediatric haematology

The paediatric haematology service provides a personal, consultant led service and investigates a wide range of haematological conditions including anaemias . . .

Paediatric Hearing and Hearing Aid Service

The paediatric service is for children of all ages and young persons who have suspected hearing problems.
Age-appropriate hearing . . .

Paediatric infectious diseases

The paediatric infectious diseases unit (PIDU) at St George’s Hospital provides a regional service for the care of children . . .

Paediatric neurodevelopment, neurodisability and epilepsy

The paediatric neurodevelopmental, neurodisability and epilepsy service is well established and offers a child-centred, consultant led service. It is . . .

Paediatric neurology

We provide a comprehensive tertiary neurology service for patients from the newborn period up until 16 years (for new referrals . . .

Paediatric neurosurgery

The Department has two paediatric neurosurgeons, Simon Stapleton and Andrew Martin. They manage a large variety of emergency and elective . . .

Paediatric orthopaedic outpatient service

This outpatient service is for the assessment and treatment of general orthopaedic problems in children. These orthopaedic conditions may have . . .

Paediatric outpatients

Outpatient children’s services offers a variety of paediatric medical and surgical clinics.
Facilities

Play area
Paediatric phlebotomy
On site . . .

Paediatric psychology

Clinical Psychologists are trained in the understanding of how people thinks, feel and behave, and in the Paediatric Psychology Service . . .

Paediatric rapid referral service

The rapid referral clinic is a rapid access general paediatric outpatient clinic for children aged 0-16 years who require . . .

Paediatric respiratory and asthma

St Georges has a developing respiratory and asthma service providing support for children from Wandsworth, Merton and south west Thames . . .

Paediatric Surgery Projects

In August 2012, we reviewed our elective surgery admission process for Children from a child’s perspective. This was a . . .

Paediatric urology

St George’s has one of the busiest paediatric urology services in the United Kingdom and London. As well as . . .

Pain, Inpatient

We are a highly specialised team of doctors and nurses whose aim is to ensure that patients at St George . . .

Pathology

Pathology services at St George’s Hospital are now part of South West London Pathology which is a partnership set . . .

Patient information

What can I expect?
Following your consultation with the surgeon, if surgery is indicated, you will be placed on a . . .

Patient Information

If you are having a surgical operation or procedure you may require an anaesthetic, but what does this really mean . . .

Patient information leaflets

We aim to provide information to help you to manage your symptoms better. Please read through the appropriate leaflet below . . .

Patient Information Leaflets

Patient information Leaflets

Children’s Anaesthetic
Managing your Child’s Pain: Information for parents and carers
Fasting instruction for morning . . .

Pharmacy

St George’s pharmacy department provides and supervises the use of all medicines prescribed within the Trust. This key role . . .

Phlebotomy

General Information

Blood tests are used to help diagnose your illness and monitor your treatment. We understand that some people . . .

Podiatric surgery

Assessment and treatment of foot and ankle problems including injection therapy and surgery e.g. toe/foot deformity, hallux valgus . . .

Podiatry

A podiatrist (also known as a chiropodist) is a health professional who deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation . . .

Postgraduate Educational Programme

All adult critical care areas in the hospital are busy. However, we should see ourselves as a learning organisation and . . .

Pre-operative care centre

The pre-operative care centre (POCC) is a facility, designed to enhance quality of care and improve the experience for . . .

Primary care therapy

The Primary Care Therapy Team (PCTT) aims to provide a high quality, responsive rehabilitation service to adults aged from 16 . . .

Proctology

Improvements to the Rapid Access Proctology Clinic . . .

Prosthetics and amputee rehabilitation

A prosthetic service has been available at Queen Mary’s Hospital since the First World War. It has developed into . . .

Publications

Vincent JL, Pelosi P, Pearse R, Payen D, Perel A, Hoeft A, Romagnoli S, Ranieri VM, Ichai C, Forget P . . .

Pulmonary hypertension

The PH programme is a large multidisciplinary service interfacing with colleagues in anaesthesia, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, haematology, intensive care, radiology . . .

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Many patients with long-term respiratory conditions who attend a structured pulmonary rehabilitation programme can make significant improvements in walking . . .

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Radiology

The Radiology Department provides comprehensive and extensive diagnostic and interventional radiological services to St George’s Hospital, PCTs and other . . .

Rapid access chest pain clinic

Nurse-led clinic for patients with suspected stable angina (new onset, exertional chest pain relieved by rest); Patients with known . . .

Recovery

After your operation you should always follow the advice given by the staff looking after you, which will help you . . .

Rehabilitation service

Vitali Unit
Part of the Douglas Bader Rehabilitation Centre, the Vitali Unit provides the necessary outpatient services, clinics and resources . . .

Renal

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a complete range of inpatient and outpatient nephrology services for those . . .

Reproductive sexual health

Reproductive Sexual Health

This service is an open-access and predominantly walk-in and wait, providing contraception and sexual health . . .

Research

Research and conferences
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s cardiothoracic department is part of the Department of . . .

Research

The Critical Care Directorate of St George’s Hospital is world renowned for its research and educational activities.

Our scientific . . .

Research

This section of our website is currently under construction, content to follow shortly . . .

Research on the Critical Care Units

The Adult Critical Care Directorate at St George’s is actively involved in research, and we are pleased to be . . .

Research on the Neonatal unit

The neonatal unit at St George’s is actively involved in research, and we are pleased to be able to . . .

Respiratory medicine

The respiratory team aim to provide a high quality, consultant led chest clinic.
Services offered
Diagnosis, treatment and management of . . .

Respiratory specialist nursing

The SRNS is provided to Adults with diagnosed chronic respiratory disease who require optimisation of treatment / self management and /or . . .

Rheumatology

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Rheumatology Department provides a local and regional outpatients service, caring for patients . . .

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Sarcoidosis and interstitual lung disease

The dedicated Sarcoidosis and ILD weekly clinic offers a state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment programme. The core service . . .

School nursing

The School Nursing service has a reputation for delivering visible, confidential and accessible services to all school age children in . . .

Senior health

Senior health is the branch of general medicine concerned with the clinical, preventive, remedial and social aspects of illness of . . .

Sexual health

St George’s has two Genitourinary Medicine clinics. The Courtyard Clinic based at St George’s and Roehampton Clinic based . . .

Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia Service at St George's Hospital

What is sickle cell disease and what is thalassaemia?

Sickle cell disease and thalassaemia are lifelong, inherited disorders that affect . . .

Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management Programme at St George's Hospital

The Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management Programme is a service that has been developed to provide support for people living . . .

Simple spinal surgery

A large number of patients are referred to the department who require simple spinal procedures. Simple spinal surgery involves decompressing . . .

Sleep disorders

There are two clinics a week dedicated to the assessment and investigation of patients with sleep-disordered breathing. We undertake . . .

South West London Breast Screening Service

The South West London Breast Screening Service provides breast screening, using breast x-rays (mammograms) for women registered with a . . .

Special schools nursing

The special schools nursing service aims to provide open access to a nursing service to children and young people with . . .

Special seating service

The Special seating service is for clients, both children and adults, with complex postural and mobility problems who are unable . . .

Specialist medicine

Clinical infection, dermatology, gastroenterology, hepatology, genetics and rheumatology.

Specialist spasticity management service

The Specialist Spasticity Management Service (SSMS) is a specialist service offering a comprehensive team approach for the management of spasticity . . .

Speech & language therapy (children's)

We are a team of Speech and Language Therapists and assistants who provide a child and family centred approach.

We . . .

Speech and language therapy

Speech and language therapists work with patients who have impaired speech, language or voice problems, or a combination of these . . .

St George's School of Anaesthesia

The anaesthesia team at St George’s provide training for South London, Surrey and Sussex. If you’d like more . . .

Stop smoking service

Drop into our new stop smoking support service at Queen Mary’s Hospital for a chat with our friendly expert . . .

Stroke unit

The Stroke service is part of the Neurology Department at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is . . .

Supervisors of Midwives

Supervisors of Midwives support Midwives in their professional practice to deliver a high standard of care to women and their . . .

Surgery

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

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Telehealth

Telehealth allows healthcare professionals to remotely monitor a patient’s vital signs when the patient is in their own home . . .

The Team

Who we are
Our team of Physiotherapists is highly skilled with a broad range of experience. We are committed to . . .

Therapies

Therapy Services at St George’s Hospital are based around an integrated focus with multi-professional teams designed around patient . . .

Therapies Courses

Welcome to the St Georges Therapies courses webpage.

We have been delivering high quality education to clinicians of all levels . . .

Therapies for children in special schools

The Special Schools Therapy team provides assessment and intervention for children in special schools in Wandsworth. These are:

Linden Lodge . . .

Thoracic surgery

Thoracic surgery involves operations on all parts of the chest including the chest wall and the contents of the chest . . .

Thoracic surgery patient information

What can I expect?
Most patients will have met the consultant thoracic surgeon at the surgical outpatients at St George . . .

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Service

The tinnitus and hyperacusis service is for children and adults who have difficulty coping with tinnitus (noises in the ears . . .

Tissue viability services

The team provides a service to any client who has chronic or complex wounds, (e.g. leg ulcers, pressure ulcers . . .

Tourette Syndrome

The St George’s Tic Disorder Clinic is one of the largest in the country and the only one that . . .

Trauma and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

 
Orthopaedic physiotherapy and occupational therapy specialises in the treatment of patients who are admitted to hospital due to a traumatic . . .

Trauma and orthopaedics

Orthopaedic surgeons deal with traumatic injuries to the bones and joints and diseases of the skeleton, the commonest of which . . .

Traumatic brain injury

The St George’s Hospital emergency department is a regional specialist centre that treats the most severely ill emergency patients . . .

Treatment

Surgery on the heart valve involves repair or replacement of the damaged valve or valves. An operation to repair a . . .

Treatments

Treatments
The team use a range of evidence-based research and clinical expertise to ensure your treatment is individually tailored . . .

Treatments We Offer

Treatments we may provide as part of a package of care may include:
Acupuncture
Acupuncture is the insertion of fine . . .

Tuberculosis

All outpatient referrals to the TB service are reviewed by the TB consultant and/or a specialist TB nurse within . . .

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. Ultrasound examinations do not . . .

Upper limb venous thrombosis and thoracic outlet syndrome

We have extensive experience in the management of upper limb venous occlusion and thoracic outlet syndrome. Acute venous thrombosis is . . .

Urogynae and female pelvic medicine

The Urogynaecology / Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at St Georges Healthcare NHS Trust is a tertiary referral centre . . .

Urology

This service offers a one-stop-shop, and general service for the investigation and treatment of urological problems including recurrent . . .

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Varicose veins

At St Georges Vascular Unit, we provide patients with a ‘one-stop’ service for the assessment of varicose veins. Each . . .

Vascular

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Vascular Institute is a specialist unit providing diagnosis and surgical treatment of . . .

Vascular neurosurgery

Vascular neurosurgery involves the treatment of abnormalities of blood vessels of the brain and spinal cord. Some examples are brain . . .

Vestibular (Balance and Dizziness) Service

The Vestibular team consists of Audiological Physicians, Clinical Scientists and Audiologists who work closely alongside ENT, Neurology and Physiotherapy departments . . .

Virtual tour

Welcome to the maternity services virtual tour. For those who have booked, or are hoping to book to deliver at . . .

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Wandsworth integrated community equipment service (WICES)

Wandsworth Integrated Community Equipment Service (WICES) provides a single integrated community equipment services for patients requiring social services and/or . . .

What if I need to change my appointment?

If you have been referred by your GP through the two week rule process and you have been called to . . .

Wheelchair services, including rehabilitation engineering

The service provides wheelchairs, buggies, pressure distributing cushions and associated special seating for people of all ages with a permanent . . .

Who we are

The Breast Service at St George’s Hospital is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team which is based predominantly within the . . .

Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy

The Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy team provide a specialist service, treating both inpatients and outpatients.

Conditions we . . .

Work Experience

Short attachments for clinical observation and ‘taster’ experiences are available but are limited. All placements must be booked in advance . . .

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X-Ray

General x-ray is provided by five x-ray rooms. There is one dedicated Paediatric room. Adult and Paediatric Fluoroscopy . . .

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Your Visit

Please come to the reception desk to check in.

Bring appropriate clothing e.g. t-shirt and shorts as you . . .

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