Student attends NHS 70th anniversary celebrations at Westminster Abbey

Third-year Biomedical Science student Melissa Matthews was invited to Westminster Abbey on 5 July to attend the thanksgiving service celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

10 July 2018

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Babies who are introduced to solids earlier sleep better at night, study shows

Research carried out by St George’s, University of London and King’s College London has demonstrated that the early introduction of solids into an infant’s diet leads to longer sleep duration, less frequent waking at night, and a reduction in reported serious sleep problems.

10 July 2018

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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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