Croydon University Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 176 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. 3576 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 103 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 5966 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

77%Patients recommend this hospital. 284 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

75%Patients recommend this hospital. 1220 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

NAstaff recommend this hospital for care. 0 responses. 3576 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

Genarally good wth minor exceptions

Over the course of 2 to 3 months I received two treatment sessions. In almost all cases the staff that I met were considerate and caring....

15 June 2019

Excellent care in A&E

My husband, normally fit & well, had an episode of chest tightening, left arm numbness/pain & nausea, and when this hadn’t resolv...

13 June 2019

excellent service with auto immune disease

Ive been a patient for many years - i do have one complaint and that is admin that is sometimes quite poor. However - the staff in rheuma...

12 June 2019

Miserable staff

We found the reception staff very unfriendly and quite robotic. One didn’t even bother to look up when we walked in. They could do with s...

5 June 2019

Out of Hours gp / a&e / urgent treatment centre

As a type 2 diabetic visiting the Croydon area I lost my disposable needles and testing equipment. I contacted croydon university hospita...

2 June 2019

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Last updated on 08 June 2018.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust