• KGH Hub progress May 2023

    Expansion of our Elective Surgical Hub taking shape

    Work on a £14m expansion of our Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is taking shape. It includes two new theatres, which will allow us to do 100 more operations a week, upgraded staff facilities and double the number of recovery beds.

    Read more in our news story

  • members of our Theatres team.

    Reducing our waiting lists and boosting our finances by using our theatres more effectively

    We’re one of the top-performing London trusts when it comes to delivering high volume, low complexity surgery and now we’re further reducing the time patients wait for treatment by increasing use of our theatres to 90 per cent of available sessions, up from 84 per cent in early 2022.

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  • Dominic with his dad James

    ‘I love my daddy and miss him so much’

    Dominic Barker will be completing a three-mile sponsored walk this Father’s Day in memory of his dad James, who died in February this year aged just 39.

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  • Where to get the right care

    Our A&E departments get very busy and we ask that you only come to A&E if you need immediate care for something that is very serious or life-threatening.

    There are other options available, like NHS 111 or pharmacies, that will be able to treat you safely, comfortably and more quickly. 

    Find out where to get the right treatment

  • Matthew Trainer and Jacqui Smith smiling

    About us

    Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

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