Tagged: First Touch


Premature babies at St George’s benefit from state of the art incubators

News & events | 17 Jan 2017 | Tags: Charity First Touch incubators neonatal premature

Our neonatal team now has two brand new incubators which have been paid for through charitable funds.


Sainsbury’s staff vote to support First Touch for second year

News & events | 19 Jun 2015 | Tags: First Touch fundraising neonatal Sainsbury's

Charitable staff at Tooting Sainsbury’s have chosen, First Touch, St George’s dedicated neonatal charity as their ‘Charity of Year’ for another year! Staff have taken part in a number of fundraising events raising money to help sick and premature babies. Last year they donated £2,000 which was used to help …


First Touch transforms the neonatal ‘Quiet Room’

News & events | 24 Apr 2015 | Tags: First Touch fundraising neonatal quiet room

The St George’s neonatal unit is a level three centre, meaning it takes care of the sickest and most premature babies across South West London, and sometimes beyond. The ‘Quiet Room’ is an important space within the unit where staff can take parents and relatives to sensitively explain the treatment …


Official opening of the First Touch garden at St George’s

News & events | 29 Sep 2014 | Tags: BBC Charity First Touch garden neonatal Raising Awareness Sophie Raworth

On Friday 26th September BBC television presenter, Sophie Raworth officially opened the First Touch garden at St George’s.


A very generous gift from the Harrison family

News & events | 25 Sep 2014 | Tags: First Touch fundraising neonatal neonatal charity

On Tuesday 23 September our neonatal unit received a very generous gift from the Harrison family. Dean Harrison completed the Great North Run this month to raise funds for First Touch and to thank St George’s neonatal unit for the care his son Lenny received. Lenny was born at exactly …


First Touch garden wins gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show

News & events | 22 May 2013 | Tags: Chelsea Flower Show First Touch garden neonatal unit RHS

A garden created to recognise the work of First Touch, the neonatal unit charity at St George’s Hospital, has been awarded a gold medal at the 2013 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.


Gethin Jones sprinkles some Christmas stardust on St George’s Hospital neonatal unit

News & events | 17 Dec 2012 | Tags: Christmas First Touch Gethin Jones ITV neonatal unit

ITV’s Daybreak made St George’s Hospital’s neonatal unit the centre of the nation’s attention this morning as Gethin Jones hosted a live feature about the families and staff who will be spending the festive season on the unit.


Martine McCutcheon helps raise money for St George’s baby charity

News & events | 23 Apr 2012 | Tags: First Touch Martine McCutcheon neonatal charity

Award-winning actress Martine McCutcheon will appear on the ITV game show All Star Family Fortunes on Sunday 29th April to raise money for First Touch, St George’s Hospital’s neonatal charity. Martine and her fiancé Jack McManus are patrons of First Touch, which supports premature and sick babies, their families and the staff who …