Croydon University Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 170 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 132 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 6036 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

75%Patients recommend this hospital. 452 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

79%Patients recommend this hospital. 1123 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

Apathetic doctor

I came in today because my asthma got worse. The first I was told was that it'd take 5 hours and 28 minutes to be finally seen by a docto...

20 August 2019

Wonderful staff

I attended Croydon University Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Dept on Thursday 15th August - the staff were amazing - they were so gentle and...

17 August 2019

Rushed in for emergency surgery

I was rushed in June for emergency surgery. Staff in A&E could not have been nicer or more helpful. They explained to my husband what...

17 August 2019

My Emergency Story

I walked to mayday croydon hospital recently because I keep falling on the floor hitting my poor head. I walk in the croydon emergency de...

15 August 2019

First time and very scared

I had an appointment to have a turbt in Monday. I was very scared as I have never had any surgeries before , the whole process was amazin...

8 August 2019

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Last updated on 08 June 2018.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust