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Purley War Memorial Hospital

020 8401 3000 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road , Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 43 ratings for this hospital


Purley War Memorial Hospital reopened in July 2013 after an £ 11.15m refurbishment.

The hospital is now a 21st century healthcare facility for central Purley creating a new centre for integrated care services that brings care closer to home to the thousands of people who live in the area.

The new physiotherapy and diabetic retinopathy (a test for an eye disease caused by diabetes) clinics re-started in  July 2013 and there is an expanded imaging service  providing a greater range of diagnostics, with x-ray, ultrasound and dexa (a type of x-ray used primarily for bone scans).

Further consultant-led outpatient clinics also run on this site.

The GP-led Minor Injuries Unit  is now in its its permanent home in the iconic old outpatients building facing Brighton Road. Open daily from 2 'til 8pm, 365 days per year.

A GP practice and ophthalmology clinic also  opened on the site in the autumn of 2013.

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Purley War Memorial Hospital

Tel: 020 8401 3000

Address: 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL



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Quality of service at Purley War Memorial Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.21% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.05% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

5858% staff recommend this hospital for care. 524 responses. 3560 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5555% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 524 responses. 3560 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 503 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 2834 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital


I thought the afternoon phlebotomy started at 1pm then at 1.12, 3 strolled out, the phlebotomist went back I presume to their room to get...

21 October 2016

Need to have more phlebotomists

The lack of phlebotomists and the waiting times are very poor at Purley. This is my second visit and both times I had to wait for more th...

16 September 2016

Minor Injuries

A disgrace, receptionist was very rude, late arriving then demanding to know why patients had not numbered their slips , expecting us to...

20 August 2016

I've been trying to contact the physio department

I've been trying to contact the physiotherapy department for the past few weeks to make an appointment for therapy with no luck. It's get...

30 June 2016

trying to contact St George's MRI scanning department

My letter for an MRI appointment with contrast, said to let them know asap if you had surgery within the last six weeks. I have and rang ...

20 June 2016

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Last updated on 13 April 2015.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust