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St George's, University of London

As the UK’s only independent medical and healthcare higher education institution we offer medicine, biomedical sciences and health and social care sciences.

Scientists, students, doctors, nurses, psychologists, midwives, physiotherapists, radiographers, administrators and our hardworking support staff are all important members of the St George’s family.

We are a member of the federation of world-renowned colleges that make up the University of London.

We have a reputation within the NHS for producing excellent healthcare professionals. We share a site on our main campus with St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, one of south London’s busiest hospitals.


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Eradicating Ebola is worth every penny spent. Arie Kievit/EPA

This must be the year we beat Ebola in West Africa

The Ebola pandemic cutting a swathe through West Africa is thought to have begun in December 2013. A year later the WHO estimates more than 20,000 men, women and children have been infected with the virus…
Socrates: not going gently.

Why I teach poetry and opera to medical students

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. I usually begin my end of life ethics lecture with one of Dylan Thomas’ best-loved…
Different code for military medics? Imperial War Museum

A century on, do civilian and military medical ethics differ?

A century ago the world went to war. When the conflagration finally ended 10m soldiers lay dead. Among the fallen were 18 medical doctors who had trained at St George’s Hospital and countless more from…
Real or acted, does it matter? Empathy by Shutterstock

Empathy doesn’t have to be intuitive to be real

Empathy is having a moment. Author Roman Krznaric, founding faculty member of The School of Life in London, called for an empathy revolution, arguing that empathy is a transformative force. Organisations…


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