University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), situated in the West End of London, is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom and provides first-class acute and specialist services. The state-of-the-art University College Hospital which opened in 2005 is the focal point of UCLH alongside five cutting-edge specialist hospitals. UCLH is committed to research and development and forms part of UCL Partners which in March 2009 was officially designated as one of the UK’s first academic health science centres by the Department of Health. UCLH works closely with UCL, translating research into treatments for patients.
Royal Free London
The Royal Free London began as a pioneering organisation and it continues to play a leading role in the care of patients. Their mission is to provide world class expertise and local care. Established in 1828 by William Marsden, the Royal Free’s founding principle was that they would take in anyone who needed treatment, regardless of their wealth or background, the first hospital in London to do so.
In the 21st century, the Royal Free continues to lead improvements in healthcare and is proud to have some of the best clinical outcomes in the country. Their mortality rates have been consistently among the best in English trusts for many years. It runs a number of specialist services, including for liver and kidney transplantation, plastic surgery, haemophilia, Parkinson’s disease and vascular surgery.
North Middlesex University Hospital
North Middlesex University NHS Trust is situated on the Enfield and Haringey border and provides high quality care to approximately 300,000 people. Over five years £200m has been invested in modernising and expanding to provide a state of the art environment in which to deliver modern day NHS care. The £80m maternity unit opened in 2013, together with an expanded A&E department which treats 180,000 patients a year.
North Middlesex University Hospital is a founder member of UCLP Academic Health Science Partnership and works closely with a number of other universities to provide medical and nursing undergraduate and postgraduate training and education.
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
After a 10-month service design and procurement process, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust selected HSL to deliver pathology services for contraception and sexual services across the region (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk). HSL is responsible for ensuring contraception, sexual health and HIV pathology services are standardised and coordinated across integrated Contraception and Sexual Health (iCaSH) services.