Kingston Hospital is a district general hospital based approximately 12 miles from central London. The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area including Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge. The Dr Foster 2009 Hospital Guide rated Kingston Hospital as the leading district general hospital in London and 15th in the country.
We have approximately 520 beds and directly employ some 2,750 staff with another 300 staff employed by contractors but working on behalf of the Trust. We are located on one site in Kingston upon Thames.
We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care across our services including emergency, day surgery and maternity services. Staff are committed to providing quality healthcare, working hard to ensure that we build up a wide range of clinical services.
In a National survey, we were rated as the Best Maternity Service in London by, the National Health Watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.*