Tagged: major trauma


FRAIL-T: the frailty in major trauma study

FRAIL-T: the frailty in major trauma study | Updated 8 Jun 2019 | Tags: a&e ED Emergency Department frailty Heather Jarman major trauma major trauma centre Research

<< Back to ED Clinical Research Unit page ‘Frailty’ is a condition that we know can affect people as they get older and means people can be weaker and more vulnerable than they used to be. Things that suggest a person may be frail include: Difficulty getting about – slow …


“It’s thanks to the amazing treatment I received that I’m still here today” Lorraine Kelly returns to St George’s to thank staff

News & events | 21 May 2018 | Tags: 70th birthday Emergency Department Gunning Ward Lorraine Kelly major trauma media NHS70 surgery

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly celebrates NHS 70th birthday by returning to St George’s to thank staff who treated her when she was admitted to St George’s in 2012 as a major trauma patient.


A sneak peek into tonight’s episode of 24 Hours in A&E “Stand by your man”

News & events | 27 Mar 2017 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E a&e Channel 4 Emergency Department major trauma

The RTS award-winning documentary series returns for a twelfth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain – under more pressure than ever. It’s a place where stories of life, …


Looking to the future with ’24 Hours in A&E’

News & events | 31 Mar 2015 | Tags: 24 Hours 24 Hours A&E car accident major trauma

This week’s episode focuses on patients and families who try to look to the future, rather than dwelling on the past.


St George’s to create a new specialist youth service for victims of gang-related violence

News & events | 17 Feb 2015 | Tags: deputy mayor funding gang-related violence major trauma major trauma centre new initiative specialist youth workers

St George’s will be one of the major trauma centres (MTC) to host specialist youth workers dealing directly with young victims of gang crime, it was announced today. The youth workers will be placed in every MTC to support victims and reduce youth violence in London under the major expansion …


Mark’s Miracle

News & events | 11 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E Consultant Will major trauma miracle

St George’s is one of the largest single-site hospitals in the UK and has one of Britain’s most advanced and busiest A&E departments. Approximately 400 people visit our emergency department (ED) every day. They come to us seeking care and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions – painful …


A teaser for episode six of ’24 Hours in A&E’

News & events | 10 Feb 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E air ambulance major trauma mental health tree surgeon

This week’s episode focuses on freedom, independence and renewal.


Getting to know Mo…

News & events | 5 Nov 2014 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E major trauma Mo Profile

What is your role within A&E? As a trauma registrar you must be present at all major trauma calls and lead the assessment and management of the unwell patient in conjunction with the emergency department consultant. We also provide a specialist service for all trauma and orthopaedic issues (including foreign …


St George’s has received its 100th helipad patient

News & events | 23 Sep 2014 | Tags: Boris Johnson helipad HELP appeal major trauma patient

St George’s has received its 100th helipad patient.
The patient who was involved in a road traffic accident needed emergency medical care and was flown to the hospital’s major trauma centre on September 14th.