Shape your story in critical care at Whipps Cross

Shape your story in critical care at Whipps Cross

Located right next to the beautiful Epping Forest, Whipps Cross is a fantastic place to work, away from the city centre in a quieter corner of north east London. The city has some of the best public transport systems in the world, so you’re never too far from buzzing central areas like Soho and South Bank.

But out in Whipps Cross, you’ll feel a sense of community in the local area, and you’ll play your vital part in this community as a critical care nurse. With over 152,000 patients attending each year, Whipps Cross has one of the busiest A&E departments in the country. The hospital also provides a full range of general inpatient, outpatient, day care, and maternity services. You’ll be part of a diverse critical care team making a real difference in the area.

Visit our hospital virtually

At Whipps Cross Hospital, our critical care unit supports one of the busiest A&Es in the country. 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 Whipps Cross

Whipps Cross Hospital is easily accessible by bus and the closest stations are Leytonstone on the central line and Walthamstow Central on the Victoria line. Use the map below to find out your commute time and transport options.

Read our stories from critical care: WXH

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Meet Katie, band 5 nurse

I made the decision to move to ICU as I liked the one nurse to one patient care. I can focus my attention on closely monitoring one patient and finish my shift feeling that I have done the best I can …

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Meet Luisa, band 7 nurse

I joined the critical care team as a band 5, thirsty for special skills and in search of a better opportunity and a new environment.…

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Meet Shirlyn, admin assistant for ICU

The thing I like the most about working at Whipps Cross intensive care is the teams dynamic and its diversity. Our management team are very supportive, especially during the pandemic which made me fee…

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Meet Tibor, band 3 assistant practitioner

Joining the team was one of the best decisions of my life. Critical care is very challenging, but it’s also been a great opportunity to learn new things and gain new skills. The critical care te…

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