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Surgical Services for Children at St George's Hospital

Surgical Services for Children at St George's includes emergency care, day surgery, as well as inpatient and outpatient care.

This service provides care for children aged from newborn to late teens, both before and following operations in an appropriate child-friendly environment. Many children's operations are offered on a day case basis, and operations are performed in operating theatres used primarily by paediatric surgeons with dedicated paediatric anaestheists and theatre staff.

St George’s Hospital is the regional center of excellence for emergency surgical conditions in children. It has a paediatric intensive care unit, and a full range of tertiary specialties such as cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, interventional radiology all under one roof. This means that when a child is seriously unwell and needs an urgent operation, all the expertise required for a successful outcome is available immediately in one place.

Who to contact

Contact Name
020 8672 1255
Parent Organisation
St George's Hospital

Where to go

St George's Hospital
Blackshaw Road
SW17 0QT
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Referral Details

In addition to services at St George's, this service provides both surgery and/or clinics t partnership hospitals in south west London and Surrey: Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton, Kingston University Hospital, St Peter’s Foundation Trust in Chertsey, Croydon University Hospital, Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital, as well as The Royal Surrey Hospital.

Local Offer


What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To access these services at St George's Hospital you will generally need to be referred by your General Practitioner (GP) or another medical professional.

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Last updated: 29 Apr 2021

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