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University College London Hospital (UCLH)

University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) was officially opened in October 2005 in a new building with state-of-the-art facilities using cutting edge technology. We currently have 4 different sites:

  • UCLH main Hospital
  • UCLH at Westmoreland Street
  • MacMillan Cancer Centre
  • Elizabeth Garret Anderson (EGA)

Located in Central London, we are at the heart of London Cancer, the integrated cancer system serving North, East and Central London and West Essex. We host one of the biggest Head and Neck units in the country, we are the Centre for Upper GI cancer treatment for North East London, and we provide care for Thoracic, Breast, Gynaecological, Bladder and Prostate Cancer among others. Our pain department is a leader in the country and the service has experienced a substantial expansion during the past 5 years.

We offer exceptional regional anaesthesia experience, with the only ‘Block Room’ in a London Hospital and comprehensive clinical and academic activity. Our maternity wing hosts up to 7000 deliveries per year including a large proportion of medically complex women and babies.

We offer sever Clinical and research fellowships including: Airways, Perioperative, Regional, Education, and Pain.

Education and teaching are at the heart of our department and we provide a wide range of clinical non-clinical education opportunities every week.

We deliver an average of 400 sessions of anaesthesia per week distributed between 19 main theatres, 5 day surgery theatres, 2 Obstetric and several out of theatres locations We pride ourselves to be a warm and cohesive department

Building projects to come: Phase 5: Eastman Dental, Max Fax, ENT outpatient theatres
Phase 4: Proton Beam, Haematology Oncology and ICU

Royal Free Hospital

The Royal Free Hospital is one of 3 sites within the same Trust – along with Barnet and Chase Farm. It is the North London tertiary Vascular and Upper Renal Tract Cancer Centre with a specialist complex endovascular service and one of the largest nephrectomy services including robotics. There is a major renal service to support this including transplantation. It is one of 2 centres in London for adult liver transplants with major hepatopancreatobiliary services in support. It has a large and expanding interventional radiology service.
The hospital is a major centre for plastic surgery with particular strengths in regional anaesthesia. The busy ITU is highly specialist and also provides cover for a national specialist infectious diseases service. There are strong links across all sites maximising teaching and training opportunities including opportunities to become involved in the Royal Free Perioperative Research Group (ROFPOR) and the Royal Free Perioperative Quality Improvement Group (ROFPAQ)

16 main theatres, 3 day surgery theatres, 2 dedicated obstetric theatres
36 mixed unit ICU/HDU beds
840 acute beds
3000 deliveries a year
Plastics, Breast, Orthopaedics & Trauma, ENT, Paediatrics >1y, General Surgery, Renal, Vascular, Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation, Urology and Renal, Day Surgery, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology