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Nurse checking a boy's temperatureWe are among the UK's busiest and most successful foundation trusts, with a long history of clinical excellence and high quality care. 

Our Trust comprises two of London's best known teaching hospitals - St Thomas' Hospital and Guy's Hospital.

It also includes Evelina London Children’s Hospital and both adult and children’s community services in Lambeth and Southwark.

Our services

We provide a full range of hospital services for our local communities in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. We also provide specialist services for patients from further afield, including cancer, cardiovascular, women's and children's services, kidney care and orthopaedics.

We have one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest A&E departments in London.

Read our facts and figures (PDF 294Kb) for 2017/18.

Some facts and figures highlights

  • 2.4 million patient contacts per year, including more than 810,000 in community services, 111,000 daycase patients, 89,000 inpatients and 1.28 million outpatients 
  • around 16,200 staff
  • annual turnover of almost £1.5 billion
  • more than 6,567 babies delivered every year. 

About the Trust

You can also download our facts and figures (PDF 324Kb).