Working together, Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals form the largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is a partnership of two hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success in the field of heart and lung disease.
Royal Brompton Hospital
Royal Brompton Hospital, situated in Chelsea, has more than 1,600 staff, five operating theatres and four catheter laboratories. It has 334 beds used for intensive care, respiratory, cardiology, paediatric and paediatric intensive care patients.
It is home to Europe’s largest centre for the treatment and management of cystic fibrosis and also sees patients suffering from asthma and chronic lung conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from across the country. Royal Brompton is also home to the largest adult congenital heart disease unit in Europe.
Harefield Hospital, located in the London Borough of Hillingdon has more than 900 staff, five operating theatres and four catheter laboratories. It has 176 beds, including beds for cardiac and thoracic, cardiology, day case, adult intensive care and transplant patients.
The hospital is one of the largest and most experienced centres in the world for heart and lung transplants. It also has a dedicated heart attack centre dealing with heart attack emergencies from outer north-west London.