Purley War Memorial Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 35 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

73%staff recommend this hospital for care. 363 responses. 3525 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

74%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 363 responses. 3525 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 315 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1393 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Fantastic quick & professional service

I have had to attend Purley hospital twice in the last week for blood tests and have been very impressed by the service - there were lit...

22 March 2017

Use this Hospital so we do not lose it!

I attended this morning for an xray and blood tests.I arrived early as xray opened at 9am.The reception was open at 8.30 and booked those...

15 March 2017

Highly reccomend outpatients

I've recently moved to the area and have visited the hospital for blood tests imaging and I it's one of the best organised hospitals I've...

27 February 2017

No waiting

I had to go for an x-ray and blood test and only had change for 1 hour in car park but didn't even need that, I went at 2.10 and only wai...

15 February 2017

Visit for a blood test

I would like to say how impressed i was with the speed of service i received today when i came for a blood test. I arrived just before 9a...

31 January 2017

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Last updated on 13 April 2015.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust