Tagged: Research


Emergency Department Clinical Research Unit

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 17 Jun 2019 | Tags: a&e Clinical Research Unit ED emergency Heather Jarman Research

The Emergency Department (ED) at St George’s participates in a number of research projects through the work of the Clinical Research Unit. In 2018 / 19 the unit enabled over 1000 patients to participate in research, more than any other Emergency Department in England. The unit is led by Professor …


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 …


EDCO study: Screening for carbon monoxide in emergency departments

EDCO study: Screening for carbon monoxide in emergency departments | Updated 30 Apr 2019 | Tags: a&e carbon monoxide EDCO Emergency Department Heather Jarman Research

<< Back to ED Clinical Research Unit page Carbon monoxide is a colourless, tasteless, odourless gas produced by incomplete fuel combustion. The signs and symptoms of exposure are non-specific and therefore it is difficult to diagnose; if the diagnosis is missed it may lead to long-term health problems. Unfortunately, no-one knows …


St George’s sees outstanding research results

News & events | 18 Jul 2018 | Tags: clinical trials NIHR Research

St George’s is in the top 10 Trusts in England for participation in life science industry research with a total of 1,022 participants between April 2017 and March 2018, representing a 170% increase to 2016/17.


St George’s receives epilepsy research grant

News & events | 19 May 2017 | Tags: award consultant neurologist epilepsy grant national epilepsy week Research

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.


Study suggests diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women

News & events | 10 Jul 2015 | Tags: exercise gestational diabetes King's College Lancet obesity patient recruitment Research

A study published in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology today has found that a diet and exercise regime designed for ‘high-risk’ obese pregnant women does not prevent gestational diabetes. The research, led by King’s College London, suggests that resources to tackle gestational diabetes in obese pregnant women would be better directed …


St George’s signs a clinical services contract with Gibraltar Health Authority

News & events | 5 Jun 2015 | Tags: clinical services contract GHA Gibraltar Health Authority pioneer Research st georges university teaching hospital

Dr John Cortes, Minister for Health, Environment, Energy and Climate Change today welcomed Miles Scott, Chief Executive of St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation to St Bernard’s Hospital, Gibraltar. The purpose of the visit was to sign a new clinical services contract between the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) and St …


Exploring clinical research at St George’s

News & events | 26 May 2015 | Tags: Awareness Clinical Research facility International Clinical Trial Day patient involvement public engagement Research st georges university

Last week St George’s opened the doors of its Clinical Research Facility (CRF) to mark ‘International Clinical Trial Day’ (ICTD). Each year, ICTD is celebrated on or near 20 May to mark the day that James Lind started his famous trial in 1747 assessing the value of using lemons and …


St George’s pharmacy and therapy teams are “highly commended”

News & events | 19 May 2015 | Tags: acute medicine unit awarded intervention pharmacy Research SAM conference therapy

St George’s was proud to see both our pharmacy and therapy teams represented at this year’s national Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) conference. Principle physiotherapist Jennifer Willis gave a presentation to 100 attendees discussing the extended roles of the St George’s therapy team in both our emergency department and acute …


High grade glioma

Neurosurgery research

Education and Research | Updated 29 Apr 2016 | Tags: neurosciences research foundation neurosurgery Research

The St George’s Hospital neurosurgery department has been renowned around the world as a centre of excellence for brain and spinal surgery since it was established at its original site at Atkinson Morley Hospital in 1869.  The unit has a rich history of research that has enhanced and saved the lives …