Tagged: surgery


“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.


Survival rates for lung cancer buck national trend at St George’s

News & events | 1 Dec 2017 | Tags: cardiothoracic surgery lung cancer surgery survival rates

One year survival rates for patients that have undergone lung cancer surgery at St George’s are higher than the majority of other centres in the country, according to data published this month. The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland has recognised St George’s as a ‘positive outlier’ …


Team of 22 save woman and her unborn baby at St George’s

News & events | 2 May 2017 | Tags: caesarean cardiac emergency Intensive care neonatal unit surgery

A 22 strong team has saved the life of a mother and her unborn baby after a major heart and aortic defect was detected during screening.


Staff pull together to fulfil Margaret’s last wish

News & events | 15 Jun 2015 | Tags: chemotherapy Gretchen knightingale ward Margaret neck cancer palliative surgery wedding

Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. – Claude T Bissell Margaret, 56, was a long-term patient at St George’s. She had received chemotherapy and undergone surgery to fight …


Chin up and carry on for tonight’s ’24 Hours in A&E’

News & events | 10 Jun 2015 | Tags: 24 hours in A&E episode 3 fall helipad patient series 9 surgery

Tonight’s episode of ’24 Hours in A&E’ features patients who believe in keeping their chin up and carrying on, no matter what life throws at them. Professional actor Dudley has come to A&E after injuring his shoulder in a fall while rushing to catch a train. “It was agony, the …


Operating department practitioners

Your career

Work With Us | Updated 8 Jul 2016 | Tags: nursing careers nursing jobs operating theatre practitioners operating theatres surgery theatre nursing

Nursing isn’t a job, it is a career, and we will help you to map yours out. Theatre practitioners of all bands are highly skilled nurses. At St George’s we train you and help you to develop your skills so that you can not only progress within the role you …


Trendy Tooting

Work With Us | Updated 8 Jul 2016 | Tags: nursing careers nursing jobs operating theatre practitioners operating theatres surgery theatre nursing tooting

St George’s Hospital takes pride of place at the heart of Tooting, one of London’s trendiest towns. Nestled between Balham, Clapham, Battersea and Wimbledon, Tooting is a vibrant mix of green spaces, great cafes, restaurants and bars and excellent shopping. Parklife Tooting Bec common not only offers huge swathes of …


St George's Hospital operating theate

Vacancies

Work With Us | Updated 31 Oct 2017 | Tags: nursing careers nursing jobs operating theatre practitioners operating theatres surgery theatre nursing

All of our jobs are now posted on St George’s website. We currently have the following posts advertised via nhs jobs: Head of Nursing for Theatres, Band 8b Full time 37.5 hours per week If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting senior nursing post, the advert …


Operating department practitioner at work

Staff benefits

Work With Us | Updated 8 Jul 2016 | Tags: benefits nursing careers nursing jobs operating theatre practitioners operating theatres surgery theatre nursing

St George’s staff are some of the most highly motivated and proudest in the country, and are more likely to recommend their hospital as a place to work or receive treatment than staff at almost every other trust in the country according to the National NHS Staff Survey. Our staff …


Air Ambulance arriving at St George's Hospital

About St George’s

Work With Us | Updated 8 Jul 2016 | Tags: nursing careers nursing jobs operating theatre practitioners operating theatres surgery theatre nursing

With nearly 8,000 dedicated staff caring for more than one million patients each year around the clock, St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK. We provide a full range of specialist, acute and community care to patients of all ages from across …