Croydon University Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 188 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

71%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 7 responses. 3572 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 156 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 845 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 1589 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

71%staff recommend this hospital for care. 7 responses. 3572 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

Severe Psoriasis Outbreak Consultation

My GP booked an emergency consultation for psoriasis at Croydon University Hospital. I had a first outbreak of psoriasis in July, and in ...

17 October 2018

Cardio angioplasty

Congratulations, today I was in cardiology for a angioplasty with the doctor and his team. The standard of care was incredible, nothing ...

8 October 2018

Excellent treatment in A&E

After suffering, all weekend, with a painful rash and badly swollen face I contacted 111 on Monday morning who decided to send an ambulan...

20 September 2018

Paediatrician emergency

I brought my 10 month old daughter yesterday night to Croydon University Hospital! She was vomiting and couldn't keep any fluid or food a...

16 September 2018

Excellent Staff

My husband had a severe dizzy spell whilst we we’re walking home from shopping in the afternoon I called a cab and brought him home he...

10 September 2018

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Last updated on 08 June 2018.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust