Hammersmith Hospital

Referral/Teaching Hospital | London, United Kingdom

Hospital description

Hammersmith Hospital is famous for its research achievements and has a large community of Imperial College London postgraduate medical students and researchers. It is home to the West London Renal and Transplant Centre, two large cancer treatment centres, a specialist cardiac service with a 24/7 primary angioplasty centre and the largest clinical imagine service in Europe.

Previously the Military Orthopaedic Hospital, Hammersmith was originally opened in 1912 and it is a major teaching hospital in London. It is also not in Hammersmith, rather it is located north of White City adjacent to Wormwood Scrubs and East Acton.

The hospital offers a wide range of clinical services, as well as GP services from the hospital for the local population. Hammersmith Hospital is internationally renowned for clinical research, a reputation that has been built on the treatment of heart and kidney medical conditions. The hospital has a well-equipped angioplasty suite, a cancer centre, a leukaemia wing (The Catherine Lewis Centre) and the West London Renal and Transplant Centre. Specialist surgery is available for liver cancer, kidney transplantation, gynaecological cancer and cardiothoracic procedures.

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public

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