Shape your story in critical care at The Royal London

Shape your story in critical care at The Royal London

As a critical care nurse at The Royal London, you will be working in the thriving east London, with great transport links to central London and beyond.

The Royal London is a renowned teaching hospital. As the home of London’s Air Ambulance, and award-winning adult critical care units and trauma services, our critical care nurses work in a fast-paced environment, where no two days are the same and the learning opportunities are endless.

Our team of ACCU nurses are passionate about their work, and we have a great team culture. From nurses who have started and progressed their careers in critical care to others who have been redeployed during the pandemic and decided to stay in ACCU, our team has people from a range of backgrounds and with different stories to tell.

Visit our hospital virtually

At The Royal London Hospital, our critical care unit comprises 44 beds and it’s one of the leading trauma centres in the UK. We also have a newly founded Queen Elizabeth Unit on the 15th floor of our hospital. Below you will be able to see some of our facilities yourself and get a sense of what life is like at the hospital.

Commuting to The Royal London

The Royal London Hospital has great transport links to and from central London and beyond. Use the map below to find out your commute time and transport options.

Read our stories from critical care: RLH

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Meet Charles, band 5 nurse

I came from a HDU background, so some aspects of ITU patient care were familiar, but a lot was new to me.…

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Meet Fatima, band 5 sister

I joined ITU during the merge of the old Royal London building to the new site. Coming from a HDU background, my first year was predominantly spent training and upskilling, during which I had incredib…

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Meet Jordan, band 6 charge nurse

I joined ITU during the merge of the old Royal London building to the new site. Coming from a HDU background, my first year was predominantly spent training and upskilling, during which I had incredib…

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Meet Sarah, band 6 sister

I joined ITU during the merge of the old Royal London building to the new site. Coming from a HDU background, my first year was predominantly spent training and upskilling, during which I had incredib…

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Meet Shujina, band 6 sister

I was looking to improve my ITU skills and felt encouraged by colleagues and senior staff to progress in my career and have recently joined the team substantively as a band 6.…

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