St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust encompasses St George's Hospital in Tooting, Queen Mary's Hospital in Roehampton, and a range of community services in the local area.
The Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across south west London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.
To make this happen, 9,000 staff work around the clock to deliver excellent patient care.
St George’s is also one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals. St George’s, University of London, which is co-located with the Trust, trains a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region and undertakes advanced medical research, bringing benefits to patients locally, nationally and internationally.
As well as being a national centre for neurosciences, cancer, stroke, cardiac, family HIV and genetics, St George’s Trust is also special because:
- It provides care for patients from a large catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases
- The Trust provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre
- It was the first hospital in London to provide 24 hour primary angioplasty services (a procedure used to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries in heart attack patients)
- St George’s in Tooting has one of only four Major Trauma Centres in London - and one of only three hospital helipads
- Queen Mary’s amputee rehabilitation Douglas Bader Unit has become an established international centre of excellence and a national leader in the research and development of rehabilitation techniques
- St George’s is also a major centre for fetal medicine, paediatric surgery and neonatal care
Getting to St George's Hospital Tooting
Getting to Queen Mary's Hospital Roehampton