Croydon University Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 181 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. 140 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 11506 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 324 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

77%Patients recommend this hospital. 1196 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


My visit to out patients dept was ok. I was seen and it was ok,but.... very confusing for older patients who are met by a non friendly re...

21 April 2019

Wonderful care in critical care

My husband been critically ill 1 week ago, he's been admitted to critical care in Croydon university hospital. I' m not able to expres...

16 April 2019

Maternity triage

I went today as I had reduced fetal movement. I have sadly had a stillborn baby in the past so am fairly anxious. When I arrived(at...

9 April 2019

No diagnosis, just sent home.

We waited for hours for my 4yr old to be seen. Staff were rude and unhelpful. Doctors clearly exhausted and not enough staff on hand for ...

5 April 2019

Lack of Trained Staff

I was admitted in the Maternity Unit for an induction as I was with pre-eclampsia. I did not get into labour after the medication and was...

30 March 2019

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Last updated on 08 June 2018.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust