Royal Brompton Hospital

A sign outside Royal Brompton HospitalOver its 170-year history, Royal Brompton Hospital has gained both a national and international reputation, not just for its treatment of lung and heart disease, but cystic fibrosis too. As well as being home to Europe's largest centre for the treatment and management of cystic fibrosis, we also see patients suffering from asthma and chronic lung conditions.

Where are we? 

We are located in Chelsea, right in the heart of London. Close to London Underground stations and bus routes, the hospital is also close to shops, cafes and everything else you might need during your stay or visit. 

Whether you are an inpatient, outpatient or visitor the following information will help you to find us and get around more easily:

General information

For inpatients

Download our guide for inpatients coming to Royal Brompton Hospital (pdf, 2.6MB)

For outpatients

For visitors

There are more than 2,200 staff at Royal Brompton Hospital, working across five dedicated operating theatres, one hybrid theatre, four catheter laboratories, 312 patient beds and the following areas:

  • surgery
  • intensive care
  • respiratory
  • cardiology
  • paediatric
  • paediatric intensive care patients

Our research 

Our research into heart and lung conditions is driven by the needs of our patients and is aimed at developing more efficient and effective treatments. 

Our principal research partner is the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London.

    Care Quality Commission overall rating for Royal Brompton Hospital: Good

    Inspection report published 22 February 2019

    See the full report