Performance and achievements

During 2018/19 we:

Cared for more than 210,000 patients in our outpatient clinics.

Cared for nearly 40,000 patients of all ages on our wards.

Maintained one of the fastest arrival to treatment times for UK heart attack patients – 23 minutes compared with a national average of 56. 

Received more than 1,000 patient referrals for our pulmonary rehabilitation programme at Harefield Hospital.

Received a 95% recommendation score in the annual Friends and Family Test.

Reduced the average length of time children wait in outpatient clinics by 15 per cent.

Received 100 per cent positive feedback about Harefield's new day of surgery unit in a patient survey. 

Welcomed a rating of 'Good' in our Care Quality Commission inspection. 

Produced 889 peer-reviewed publications, with our academic partner, Imperial College, London, making the Trust a leading centre for cardiovascular, critical care and respiratory research.

Recruited 2,284 patients onto over 200 research programmes that will contribute towards better patient care and outcomes. 

Joined a new genetic testing network that is set to revolutionise the way rare genetic diseases are identified across South London and the South-East.

Attracted more than £10 million in external grants for research

Nurses team at Harefield Hospital

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