Celebrating 70 years of the NHS: St George’s Principal shares her story of working for the NHS during the 7/7 London bombings

When London was attacked by terrorist bombs in July 2005, NHS staff in London hospitals were drafted into A&E department to treat the casualties. St George’s Principal Professor Jenny Higham was among these.

5 July 2018

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Magdi Yacoub sees his handiwork on a transplanted heart, 23 years on

World-renowned Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, who established heart transplantation in Britain, visited St George’s this week for an unusual appointment. He came to see a heart that he had originally transplanted in 1995.

5 July 2018

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70 years of the NHS: why our students want to work in the NHS

St George’s, University of London has been training professionals to deliver healthcare for more than 250 years. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, some of our students talk about their time at St George’s, their future plans, and why they want to work in the NHS.


Fflur Ashton, Healthcare Science, year 2“The National Health Service is an amazing system that I feel privileged to have in my country. It enables everyone to have access to healthcare and this I feel is a human right.

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Leanne Armitage honoured with Queen's Young Leaders award

Third-year medicine student, Leanne Armitage, was honoured with a Queen’s Young Leaders award for her scheme that inspires and supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue a career in medicine, Leanne’s Amazing Medics (LAM).

2 July 2018

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Postgraduate alumni share their career tips

A group of alumni and staff volunteers returned to St George’s, University of London to talk about their career paths since graduating and share their advice and insights with current students.

27 June 2018

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