St George Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Media Releases

‘Hospital at home’ - the new option for patients
Jul 01, 2020
Australians can now enjoy greater choice over their medical treatment options with Ramsay Connect providing hospital services in the comfort of the patient’s own home.

Free online news access for St George patients
Aug 30, 2019
Patients now have access to free online news during their stay at St George Private Hospital, as part of a new digital pilot program.

New health gateway installed at St George Private Hospital
Aug 28, 2019
Patients at St George Private Hospital will have better access to specialist appointments with the installation of a new linking bridge.

Less invasive heart procedure for patients at St George Private Hospital
Apr 24, 2019
Cardiac patients at St George Private Hospital now have access to a less invasive alternative to open heart surgery: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI).

First Robotic Total Knee Replacement
Jun 26, 2018
St George Private are now offering patient’s Total Knee Replacement surgery using robotic-arm assisted technology. The new Stryker MAKO system is one of only three robotic services now available for joint replacement within the Sydney private hospital sector. This new service offering follows the introduction of robotic Partial Knee Replacement surgery performed at the facility last year.

A New Preventative Procedure for Stroke
Jun 26, 2018
Patients suffering with an abnormal heart rhythm, known as Atrial Fibrillation (AF), will now have access to a new treatment option to lower the risk of stroke here at St George Private Hospital in Kogarah. The WATCHMAN device is implanted into the patient’s heart without the need for open heart surgery and it is used to prevent harmful blood clots from entering the blood stream and travelling to the brain causing strokes.

Oesophageal Cancer: New Robotic Approach Aids Patient Recovery
Jan 24, 2018
Oesophageal cancer is one of the less common forms of cancer, unlike breast and prostate cancer it is not regularly promoted by the media. This type of cancer has been viewed in the past as having a very poor survival rate and surgery to remove it viewed as too extreme to contemplate in many patients. However, latest advances in medical and surgical techniques, which are now available in Sydney’s South, are assisting patients in the recovery process following surgical treatment for this disease.

Tiny Device sets Hearts Pacing
Jan 24, 2018
Advances in technology continue to transform the way in which cardiac surgery is performed at St George Private Hospital, surgery is being made easier for patients suffering from a slow heartbeat with a tiny new pacemaker now available which is the size of a large vitamin tablet, weighing less than a ten cent coin.

St George Private - The Heart of Innovation
Feb 24, 2017
Cardiac patients are being given a new lease on life thanks to new innovations at St George Private Hospital, which will soon open a new look Cath Lab complete with set and forget heart devices (implanted while the patient is awake); and the ability to replace diseased heart valves without cutting the patient’s chest.

St George Private After Hours GP Service
Sep 23, 2016
Looking for a no-appointment-needed after hours GP? St George Private is delighted to announce its new After Hours GP Service – which will provide our local community with 27 local GPs engaged on a rotating roster.