Purley War Memorial Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 61 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.

Contact details, map and directions

Purley War Memorial Hospital

Tel: 020 8401 3000

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

Website: http://www.croydonhealthservices.nhs.uk

Email: comms@croydonhealth.nhs.uk

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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

61%staff recommend this hospital for care. 588 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 588 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 537 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1593 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent service

Was dreading the appointment but the physiotherapist made me feel at ease. Has indepth knowledge of muscles and tissues, then demonstrate...

10 May 2016

Very valuable and convenient service.

Parking available,though a bit expensive.There is a drop off and colect area .I used the phlebotomy services.I was greeted as I arrived i...

14 April 2016

Excellent hospital and very quick service

Clean hospital and well organised. The ticket system works very well for walk-in appointments. I was at the hospital for only 10 minut...

16 March 2016


I came for a blood test and only had to wait 10 minutes. There were 3 vampires who were very cheerful and helpful. Im very anxious abo...

7 March 2016


I cannot understand why it is necessary to provide a special desk in the foyer for issue of hearing aid batteries. It used to be possibl...

22 February 2016

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Last updated on 13 April 2015.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust