Newham University Hospital recruitment open days

Newham University Hospital

Newham University Hospital is a district general hospital based in East London near to where the Olympic Games were held in 2012. The hospital itself retains a friendly and real family feel in the heart of the local community. Staff retention remains high due to a number of reasons including career opportunities and progression. Newham Hospital is easily accessible via Transport for London links and there is some on-site parking for staff.

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Newham University Hospital sees and treats about 110,000 patients per year with a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, including interesting and medical pathology and condition rarely encountered in other departments. The department has a track record of good performance in relation to patient waiting times.

The Observation Unit is essentially our short stay ward, patients transferred here may present with a various number of presentations under many different specialties. This is a fast paced area which is guaranteed to expose you to many different presentations including interesting medical pathology and conditions rarely encountered in other departments.

The Observation Unit offers a unique insight into East London life and it associated medical conditions, illness and emergencies. We strive to deliver a high standard of care to our patients and their families and provide extensive in-house training.

Contact Us

For any enquiries or an informal visit please contact: Mahmuda Khanom on 020 7363 8688 and can be contacted by email on

If you have any queries about any open days, please contact Dhiresh Pandya on 020 7055 5894 or by email

Older people and stroke

Within the older people and stroke wards we offer a mentorship course and a preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses or nurses from overseas to gain a greater understanding of the challenges which can be faced by older people during dementia care, acute medical conditions, pain control and end of life care.

The post offers an individual opportunity to work closely with our multidisciplinary team to ensure safe discharge for our patient going back into the community. You will also be given the opportunity to develop yourself within the orthopaedic geriatric area and offered statutory and mandatory training and to be a link Nurse in a number of areas related to the service area.

The ward offers opportunity to newly qualified and qualified staff to develop by ensuring that an 8 week rota and 11.5 hour shift is in place as well as statutory and mandatory training.

We are currently developing an 18 month rotation programme through our service allowing you to develop your knowledge and skills across our service covering ortho-geriatric, older people’s service, emergency medicine, rehab and stroke services.

Contact us:

If you are up for the challenge and wish to join our team pleases contact: Adama Kamara on 020 7363 8423 or by email

If you have any queries about any open days, please contact Dhiresh Pandya on 020 7055 5894 or by email


Do you have a passion for acute medicine and would like to be part of an innovative team? Would you like to join a team that continually strives to develop and improve our expertise in caring for patients?

Several areas; respiratory, gastroenterology and our acute care unit and intensive therapy unit step down.

We are looking for committed, caring and compassionate staff nurses. You will need to be dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, as well as having a commitment to team work. In return for your care, compassion and commitment to the specialty we actively support staff education and development. As a registered nurse you will be supported by senior staff alongside our practice development nurses.

We welcome applications from both newly qualified and post-registration experienced nurses to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary teams.

Contact us

For any enquiries or an informal visit please contact: or on 020 7363 9117

Paediatrics and Neonatal

The Neonatal Department at Newham University Hospital aims to provide a high quality, safe, family-centred environment, which meets the holistic needs of infants and families in our care. It is one of three neonatal units within Barts Health Trust and is part of the North East North Central Neonatal Network.

It is a Level 2 unit providing care for babies born at 27 weeks gestation and above. Our capacity is for 23 cots, with 2 Intensive Care Cot, 4 High Dependency and 17 Special Care Cots. We have 6 nurseries (or bays) in total, each with spaces for 4 cots. There are also 2 Transitional Care rooming -in bedrooms where parents can stay with their baby before they are discharged home. This is particularly useful if the baby was born premature, has experienced difficulty establishing feeding or is going home on oxygen, as well as for first time. We have very strong links with our Level 3 Tertiary Unit at Royal London Hospital and within Whipps Cross within the Bart health Trust. We also have strong links with the other hospitals within the network.

We work closely with the Post natal Larch Ward to manage babies in the 8 -bedded Transitional Care bays where babies who are otherwise well are needing extra care like on antibiotics, jaundice can stay with their mothers. Our Central delivery suite manages approximately 6,000- 7,000 deliveries per year, with a 10-15 per cent admission rate onto the neonatal unit. We have a close relationship with the newly built paediatric Rainbow Centre and emergency units for continuity of care for our babies. As the largest NHS organisation in the UK, we recognise the excellence of our staff and value the contribution made to the care of our patients by every member of our nursing workforce.

If you are passionate and committed to the development and application of high quality patient care as we are, we want to hear from you.

Contact us

For any enquiries or an informal visit please contact: Matron - Ernestine Lottin or Ward Managers Geetha Chako, Daisy Joseph or Vera Brako Hiapah on 02073638700/8138.

Intensive Care Unit

Newham University Hospital’s Critical Care Unit is an intensive care unit with six level 3 beds and two level 2 beds. If you are committed to contributing to delivery of great care and serious about pursuing a career within critical care, you will find this a very rewarding career move. We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement, and many development opportunities.

You will have an excellent induction and orientation programme to ensure you have all the skills necessary to care for critically ill patients. You will be responsible for the day to day management of your own patients ensuring they receive a high standard of patient care. You will be working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure services are delivered in a timely efficient manner with patient safety being at the heart of all we do.

Contact us

For any enquiries or an informal visit please contact: Sheila Robertson, Matron, for Critical Care,
or phone: 0207 363 8099