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Is it an emergency? Choose well this winter

Is it an emergency? Choose well this winter

News & events | 2 Dec 2015 | Tags: 111 999 colds conjunctivitis coughs diarrhoea emergency Emergency Department fever flu nausea NHS 111 novovirus pharmacists pharmacy sickness vomiting Wandsworth winter flu winter pressures winter sickness

A lot of people come to the Emergency Department because they do not know where else to go could get quicker and more appropriate treatment much closer to home. Read our quick guide below before you decide where to go for your treatment.

St George’s Hospital combat winter flu pandemic with new one hour test

News & events | 14 Jan 2011 | Tags: winter flu

St. George‚Äôs Hospital is coping well under the enormous pressures of the winter flu season thanks to a new rapid test that has enabled the microbiology and virology laboratories and the infection control team to offer round-the-clock services. The Xpert Flu test, which runs on Cepheid’s GeneXpert System, simultaneously detects …