Croydon University Hospital

020 8401 3000 530 London Road , Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7YE

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 182 ratings for this hospital


Croydon University Hospital is the main CHS hospital site, based just north of Croydon town centre

The hospital has:

•     24 hour Accident & Emergency Department - if you are unwell but it is not an emergency please call NHS 111 or visit one of our GP hubs

•     Maternity Unit with both a consultant-led service and a midwife-led Birth Centre

•     Special care baby unit (SCBU)

•     Intensive care and high dependency units

•     Operating theatres including four theatres dedicated to day surgery procedures


For a full list of services available in Croydon University Hospital visit our website here


The hospital has more than 500 beds and provides the following care:

•     around 27,000 people as elective (planned) in-patients a year.

•     41,000 people are admitted for emergency hospital care

•     350,000 are treated as out-patients

•     nearly 120,000 people attend the Accident and Emergency department each year.


Contact details, map and directions

Croydon University Hospital

Tel: 020 8401 3000

Address: 530 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7YE


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Quality of service at Croydon University Hospital

This hospital is managed by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

NAstaff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 0 responses. 3541 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 228 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 9572 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 472 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

69%Patients recommend this hospital. 1881 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

NAstaff recommend this hospital for care. 0 responses. 3541 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

These inspirational ladies

I contacted the Crocus team when I was 28 weeks pregnant to enquire about home birth as I was undecided. I was quickly allocated Kat as o...

7 February 2019

A and E, AMU ward and Cardiology

I was taken into A and E on 2nd January 2019. I would like to say a big thank you to all the staff on A and E, The AMU ward and Cardiolog...

6 February 2019

Exceptional services provided by Maternity Unit at CUH

I would like to thank every single person that was involved in my care during my stay in Maternity Unit at the beginning of November 2018...

5 February 2019

Saturday Clinic

I attended a Saturday clinic with my husband, and was very impressed with the politeness and professionalism that he/we were dealt with. ...

4 February 2019

Long waiting times, poorly trained staff. Not personable

I visited children’s A&E. Whilst the new refurbished area oooks great, it is smoke and mirrors for the poor care and lack of knowledg...

2 February 2019

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Last updated on 08 June 2018.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust