Hospital Trust

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Queens Hospital

Queens Hospital is the flagship hospital of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and replaced both Harold Wood Hospital and Oldchurch Hospital when it opened in December 2006. It has a standard bed capacity of 939, with an additional 60 available when required (which is often). Bluebell is the Respiratory ward. Queens has had … Continue reading


University College London Hospital opened in 2005. Services offered at UCLH include accident & emergency, hyper-acute stroke unit, cancer care, critical care, endocrinology, general surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, general medicine, general neurology, rheumatology, orthopaedics, paediatric & adolescents, and urology. The latest CQC rating was overall “good“. The hospital has a growing focus on cancer care. The very beautiful Macmillan … Continue reading

North Middlesex Hospital

The North Middlesex Hospital is a District General Hospital in Edmonton, serving communities in Enfield, Haringey, Barnet, Waltham Forest and beyond. It began life as a workhouse in 1840 and an infirmary was added in 1907. The modern hospital was built in 2010 with a new diagnostic centre, 5 inpatient wards, 8 operating theatres, a spacious outpatients … Continue reading

Princess Alexandra Hospital

The Princess Alexandra Hospital is a 489 bedded District General Hospital in Harlow, with a centrally located Costa! There is one 28 bed respiratory ward which is split between two consultants and their teams. Currently there are two SpRs (the other being from East of England Deanery). The latest CQC rating was “inadequate“, although it was rated … Continue reading

Southend University Hospital

Southend University Hospital was originally established in 1887. Builtt a cost of £1,287 4s 6d, Southend Victoria Hospital was opened in May 1888. The new building was officially opened by the Rt. Hon Earl of Iveagh in 1932. In 1948, when the hospital was taken over by the Ministry of Health under the newly formed NHS, there … Continue reading

Royal Free Hospital

The Royal Free Hospital was the first hospital to provide free care and the only London hospital to stay open during the 19th-century cholera epidemics. Today the Royal Free Foundation Trust runs the Royal Free Hospital, Barnet and Chase Farm. Specialist services include cancer, neurosciences, HIV and liver, kidney and bone marrow transplantation, as well as … Continue reading

Whipps Cross Hospital

Whipps Cross Hospital was founded in 1917. It has over 700 beds and has one of the largest and busiest A&E departments in the UK. It is part of Barts Health NHS Trust. The hospital serves a diverse community from Chigwell to Leyton, with notable celebrities David Beckham and Richard Ayoade both born in the hospital. Whipps … Continue reading

King George Hospital

King George Hospital, Ilford is a modern local hospital providing acute and rehabilitation services for the residents of Redbridge and Barking, and a ‘planned care centre’ serving the whole catchment area. It opened on its current site in 1995 and has 450 beds. The hospital is part of the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust – one of the largest in the … Continue reading

Newham Hospital

Newham Hospital opened in 1983, providing centralised services for the population of Newham, replacing Queen Mary’s Hospital for the East End in Stratford and East Ham Memorial Hospital, both of which closed. In 2012, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust merged with Barts and The London and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trusts to form Barts Health NHS Trust. … Continue reading

Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital is a large teaching hospital in Whitechapel. It is part of Barts Health NHS Trust. The Royal London provides district general hospital services for the City and Tower Hamlets and specialist tertiary care services for patients from across London and elsewhere. There are 675 beds in the new building which opened in February … Continue reading