St George’s has been awarded one of seven new research grants to advance our understanding of epilepsy.
Epilepsy Research UK has funded the 12-month pilot scheme – ‘recording brain activity using electrodes placed in the nose’ – at St George’s to assess a new minimally invasive method to monitor brain activity.
With more than 130 entries submitted across the Health Innovation Network & Health Education South London Innovation Grants & Recognition Awards programme this year, the Inpatient Surgical Team received a Recognition Award. David McCall, Tissue Viability Nurse spoke regarding the award saying: “I am very proud of the work undertaken …
Dr Na’eem Ahmed who established an organisation to help young people to volunteer using their professional skills in 2015 has been named a ‘Point of Light’ by Prime Minister David Cameron. Dr Ahmed set up the Selfless charity, an online volunteering website to promote ‘skillanthropy’, encouraging young people to use …
St George’s paediatric psychologist, Dr Gillian Colville, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of paediatric psychology. Dr Colville received the Judith Houghton Award from the Paediatric Psychology Network (a sub-section of the British Psychology Society).
The blood pressure unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, has been recognised as a hypertension Centre of Excellence for providing the highest standards of care to its patients.
A clinician at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won a national award for her work leading research into osteoarthritis, the world’s most common form of arthritis.
The heart attack team at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, has been shortlisted for the ‘Cardiovascular Team of the Year’ award at the 2013 BMJ Group Improving Health Awards.
2012 was a momentous year for the country and also for St George’s. The Jubilee and then the Olympics caught our imagination and brought people together as well as heralding unprecedented sporting success.
At St George’s we continued our proud tradition of providing excellent patient care. The Dr Foster Hospital Guide once again identified St George’s as one of a handful of Trusts to have statistically significant low mortality rates, a key marker of quality and safety.
NHS Heroes is a new national award scheme that recognises the efforts of staff whose expertise, passion for care, concern and everyday kindness touches the lives of patients and their families in hospital and community services. People whose day-to-day work has changed, enhanced or even saved a life dear to them.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, has been listed as a finalist in the 2012 HSJ Efficiency Awards for a heat recovery project that aims to reduce the trust’s carbon footprint and save money.