Purley War Memorial Hospital

020 8401 3000 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road , Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 30 ratings for this hospital


Purley War Memorial Hospital reopened in July 2013 after an £ 11.15m refurbishment.

The hospital is now a 21st century healthcare facility for central Purley creating a new centre for integrated care services that brings care closer to home to the thousands of people who live in the area.

The new physiotherapy and diabetic retinopathy (a test for an eye disease caused by diabetes) clinics re-started in  July 2013 and there is an expanded imaging service  providing a greater range of diagnostics, with x-ray, ultrasound and dexa (a type of x-ray used primarily for bone scans).

Further consultant-led outpatient clinics also run on this site.

The GP-led Minor Injuries Unit  is now in its its permanent home in the iconic old outpatients building facing Brighton Road. Open daily from 2 'til 8pm, 365 days per year.

A GP practice and ophthalmology clinic also  opened on the site in the autumn of 2013.

Contact details, map and directions

Purley War Memorial Hospital

Tel: 020 8401 3000

Address: 856 Brighton Road, 856 Brighton Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2YL

Website: http://www.croydonhealthservices.nhs.uk

Email: comms@croydonhealth.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Purley War Memorial Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

71%staff recommend this hospital for care. 269 responses. 3570 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

71%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 269 responses. 3570 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 272 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1534 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital


I have been 3 times following a knee injury (and 1 for x rays) and I have been always been treated in a friendly and efficient manner fro...

18 October 2017

Not treated as a valued patient

As I needed a wound cleaned and redressed at the weekend, I rang Purley hub on Friday to see if a nurse was in attendance. I was told the...

13 October 2017

Walk-in for suspected UTI

As my GP surgery was not open on Saturday, I went to Purley War Memorial Hospital as a "walk-in" patient. My condition was not an emergen...

17 September 2017

Gynae appointment.

The reception area is clean and bright...the receptionists friendly and helpful. I was seen on time...fortune shone on me there was a...

25 August 2017

Visit to GP Hub & phlebotomy

This morning I visited the GP Hub for a swollen instep and ankle. I was greeted by a friendly,helpfull receptionist, who informed me I w...

8 August 2017

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Last updated on 13 April 2015.

Information supplied by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust