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You can now text us about your quality of care

People who receive our care can now complete the popular Friends and Family Test (FFT) using their mobile phones. From today (20 July 2018) patients in our Emergency Department will receive this op...

Outstanding research results for Croydon Health Services

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust was the top acute trust in the country over the last year for percentage increase in the number of patients taking part in research studies. According to new figur...

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Croydon NHS spearheads change in England’s surgery teams – and has historic first new member

Croydon clinicians are at the forefront of a new way of working for surgical teams across the country. For the first time ever, clinicians who work alongside surgeons during operations are being al...

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Join in Croydon’s celebrations for the NHS’ 70th birthday

The National Health Service turns 70 on 5 July and to mark the occasion a birthday party is being held in Croydon’s Whitgift shopping centre. The party, which will take place at Croydon Healt...

Our current CQC rating

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) in February 2018 rated three of out of four core services at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust as ‘Good’ following a routine inspection.

The unannounced inspection carried out during October and November 2017 focused on surgery, critical care, end of life care and outpatients at both Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital. 

The inspectors found there had been improvements in surgery, end of life care and outpatients, raising the rating from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’ in all three services. The CQC rated critical care as “Requires Improvement.”

Overall the Trust was rated as ‘Requires Improvement’ – the same as its last inspection in June 2015.