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Fast facts

Barts Health is made up of five hospitals; St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End Hospital.

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In our Trust...

  • We have an annual turnover of £2.2bn
  • Almost 21,000 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 aerial shot

St Bartholomew's Hospital

An internationally renowned teaching hospital in the City of London close to St Paul's Cathedral which:

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


The Royal London Hospital building

The Royal London Hospital

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. It is:

  • home to London's Air Ambulance
  • one of the capital's leading trauma and emergency care centres and hyper-acute stroke centres.
  • home to The Royal London Dental Hospital, a leading specialist hospital for first-class dental and oral health care.
  • rated  'requires improvement' overall by the CQC, with a number of areas rated outstanding including in critical care and dental.
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Mile End Hospital

Providing a number of services with chronic conditions, Mile End Hotpial is also home to the Early Diagnosis Centre (EDC) and the following services:
The site also hosts other partner services and organisations including Whizz Mobility, XX Place Health GP practice, and  Tower Hamlets GP Care Group .
Wide view of Whipps Cross Hospital exterior

Whipps Cross Hospital

Opened in 1903 and offers a full provision of general inpatient, outpatient and day case services, as well as maternity, A&E and urgent care.

Between April 2022-March 2023 at Whipps Cross Hospital:

  • Delivered 3,816 babies
  • Care for 139,557 A&E patients
  • Conducted 358, 499 patients outpatient appointments either face to face or virtually
Wide shot of Newham Hospital entrance

Newham Hospital

Based at the heart of the local community, Newham Hospital serves and cares for one of the most diverse populations in England. The hospital celebrated 40 years in 2023.

  • 159,839 A+E patients were cared for 2022-2023

  • 5248 babies were born through Newham’s wide range of maternity services between 2022-2023.

  • 385,343 outpatient appointments were conducted in 2022-2023.

  • Home to The Gateway Surgical centre / Barts Health Orthopaedic centre which was recently rated among the best in the country for high clinical standards of care and fast access for patients.