Fast facts

  • Five hospitals - St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End Hospital 
  • The trust has an annual turnover of £2.2bn
  • Almost 19,000 staff in total with 60% classifying themselves as Black and Minority Ethnic
  • Seven major religions are represented across our workforce 
  • We deliver care to the 2.5 million people of east London and beyond with more than 60 languages spoken across our population 
  • We treat 6,200 patients every day with 1,500+ daily A&E visits
  • More than 14,000 babies every year are delivered across the Trust
  • We see 1.5 million in our outpatient clinic every year (around 30,000 a week) 

St Bartholomew's Hospital

St Bartholomew's Hospital is an internationally renowned teaching hospital in the City of London closed to St Paul's Cathedral:

  • A national centre of excellence for both cardiac and cancer care
  • Barts Heart Centre based at St Bartholomew's Hospital is the largest unit of its kind in Europe
  • Barts Cancer Centre based at St Bartholomew's Hospital is one of the biggest cancer units in London
  • A state-of-the-art hospital with 10 cath labs, 10 theatres and around 2,500 staff members
  • Home to internationally-leading clinicians who perform UK and world-first treatments
  • The oldest working hospital in the country. The hospital will turn 900 years old in 2023.
  • Rated a UK top five hospital in a 2022 survey

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The Royal London Hospital

The Royal London is a leading, internationally renowned teaching hospital based in east London.

We offer a full range of local and specialist services, which includes one of the largest children's hospitals in the UK with one of London's busiest paediatric accident and emergency departments.

Home to London's Air Ambulance, The Royal London is also one of the capital's leading trauma and emergency care centres and hyper-acute stroke centres.

The Royal London Dental Hospital is a leading specialist hospital for first-class dental and oral health care.

  • 5,000 babies are born each year in The Royal London and midwife-led Barkantine Birth Centre
  • 181,380 A&E patients cared for in 2019-20
  • The Royal London Hospital is rated 'good' overall by the CQC, with a number of areas rated outstanding including in critical care, dental and maternity.

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The Royal London Hospital

Mile End Hospital

Barts Health provides a range of outpatient services on the Mile End community hospital site for people with chronic conditions, along with the early detection and treatment of cancer and other conditions. 

In 2021, we opened the Mile End Early Diagnosis Centre (EDC) in partnerhip with other local NHS trusts, which aims to detect disease early and boost survival rates for north east London. 

Mile End additionally hosts a number of other health services. East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) provide a broad range of specialist inpatient and outpatient services including the Tower Hamlets Centre for Mental Health

Moorfields Eye Hospital runs a community eye clinic, The Royal Free runs a breast screening service, University College London Hospital is undertaking the SUMMIT Study and Homerton University Hospital runs an retinal eye screening in partnership with Barts Health Diabetes Centre. 

Mile End is additionally home to sports medicine research and training facilities for our academic neighbours at Queen Mary University of London.

The rest of the site hosts other partner services and organisations including Healthwatch Tower Hamlets, the Whizz-Kids wheelchair service, GP practice XX Place Health Centre and Tower Hamlets GP Care Group.

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Mile End Hospital

Whipps Cross Hospital

Whipps Cross offers a full provision of general inpatient, outpatient and day case services, as well as maternity, A&E and urgent care.

  • Opened in 1903
  • 4,147 babies born at Whipps Cross from April 2020-March 2021
  • 111,197 A&E patients cared for in 2020-21
  • 267,095 attendances in outpatients in 2020-21

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Whipps Cross University Hospital

Newham Hospital

Newham provides a range of services including emergency care, surgery and a dedicated stroke rehabilitation unit.

  • £6.8 million Rainbow Centre redevelopment opened in 2017
  • 141,000 A&E patients cared for in 2016-17
  • 6,300 babies born each year at Newham Hospital's range of maternity services and the midwife-led Barking Birth Centre

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Newham University Hospital