Tagged: cancer


New room for young people with cancer opens at St George’s Hospital

News & events | 28 Sep 2017 | Tags: cancer chief executive Dr Rosena Allin-Khan St George's Hospital Charity teenage and young adult room Tooting MP

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, MP for Tooting officially opened a new room for teenagers and young people with cancer at St George’s last week.


Cancer patient pens praise for occupational therapy

News & events | 11 Jul 2017 | Tags: cancer Gordon Smith Ward Leukaemia occupational therapist occupational therapy plasma cell leukaemia therapy

We often share patient stories and feedback at St George’s. Here, we have the story of Paul, 51, who was diagnosed with Plasma Cell Leukaemia in March 2013 and has been in and out of hospital receiving treatment ever since. During his most recent hospital stay, in Gordon Smith Ward …


New scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

News & events | 19 Jan 2017 | Tags: cancer Macmillan Macmillan Cancer Support Move More Wandsworth people living with cancer Wandsworth

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer, including patients at St George’s, get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure …


Bringing the beauty of Richmond Park to St George’s

News & events | 23 Sep 2015 | Tags: cancer Isolation Room Momentum Charity paediatric Pinckney Ward Revamp

Children and teenagers being treated at St George’s Hospital are now able to enjoy a brand new Richmond Park themed isolation room on Pinckney ward paediatric unit. The £3,000 refurbishment project sponsored by The Rowans School in Wimbledon and Peter Jones Department Store was coordinated by Samuel’s Charity and Momentum. …


St George’s opens a new cancer ward

News & events | 11 May 2015 | Tags: Anne Rainsberry cancer Gordon Smith haematology new ward oncology

The Gordon-Smith Ward was officially opened by Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS England’s Regional Director for London, and is the second step of investment in the trust’s cancer services.


Guardian angels on ’24 Hours in A&E’

News & events | 17 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours A&E cancer guardian angels Paediatrics seris 8

This week’s episode focuses on patients and their families who feel like a guardian angel has watched over them at a crucial time.


St George’s is taking part in pioneering new buddy scheme to improve experience of care for cancer patients

News & events | 13 Feb 2015 | Tags: buddy scheme cancer Cancer patient experience mentor patient experience

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to be taking part in a pioneering ‘buddy scheme’ to help some NHS trusts in England to improve cancer patients’ experience of care. St George’s was identified by the recent Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) as being one of the most …


Neuro-Oncological Surgery

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 27 Jan 2019 | Tags: brain tumour cancer neuro-oncology neurosurgery spinal tumour

St George’s offers a supra-network multidisciplinary service for the management of tumours in the central nervous system, serving a population of over four million. We receive referrals from South West London and Surrey as well as surrounding counties. We also accept out-of-area referrals and referrals from overseas, reflecting the high level …


Cancer Services

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 22 Mar 2019 | Tags: cancer st george's hospital

St George’s is uniquely placed in south west London as a Cancer Centre, providing high quality, patient centred diagnostics, care and treatments to our local community as well as to some regional and national patients. St George’s provides the majority of south west London’s complex cancer surgery. We have a …


Cancer clinicians appointed LCA pathway group chairs

News & events | 11 Feb 2013 | Tags: cancer LCA Mr Hyde Pathway Groups Professor Powell Ros Given-Wilson

Two St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust clinicians have been appointed pathway group chairs for the London Cancer Alliance (LCA). Mr Nicholas Hyde, lead cancer clinician at St George’s, who already sits on the LCA Clinical Board, has been appointed LCA pathway group chair for head and neck cancer, and Professor Barry Powell, head of melanoma services at St George’s, has been appointed the LCA pathway group chair for skin cancer.