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Former striker returns to honour healthcare staff at awards ceremony

Staff and volunteers at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust were joined by much loved former Crystal Palace striker, Mark Bright, on Thursday night (11 May) as they celebrated their Croydon Star award wins for outstanding work with Croydon people.

16 May 2017

Croydon Health Services was not affected by the cyber-attack that has hit many parts of the NHS over the weekend.

15 May 2017
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Read our second edition of Croydon Health News – a newsletter for our community and partners across the borough

Following on from our first edition of Croydon Health News in December, here is our March newsletter with information about developments here at the Trust since the start of the year.



24 March 2017
New Croydon Urgent Care Alliance to offer urgent GP appointments from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week

People in Croydon will soon have access to a wide range of urgent care services, including GP appointments available from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

15 March 2017
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Children’s Isolation room transformed into pond paradise

Beautiful, colourful images of pond life including frogs, ladybirds and butterflies now adorn the walls of the ‘Frog Isolation Room’ on the Rupert Bear paediatric ward at Croydon University Hospital, thanks to an £8,000 refurbishment project by Momentum children’s charity.

09 March 2017
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Newly refurbished bereavement suite opens at CUH thanks to community donations

A newly refurbished and extended bereavement suite was officially opened this week (Monday 06 March) at Croydon University Hospital thanks to a £50,000 donation by Al-Khair Foundation, an international humanitarian charity based in central Croydon.

09 March 2017
Referring your patients to Croydon Health Services

We want to make it much easier for you to book appointments at the Trust and access information about your patients, so have grouped many of our specialist services together in PODs (or Points of Delivery teams).

22 February 2017
Croydon Health Services exits Financial Special Measures

Trust has been taken out of Financial Special Measures after just seven months, NHS Improvement has announced today (20 February 2017).

20 February 2017
Share your views on our quality priorities for the coming year

Every year, we produce a Quality Account to demonstrate how well we are performing as a Trust around three measures - safer care, high quality care and patient experience. We have now identified five main quality improvement priorities which we would like to be our main focus for 2017/18.  

26 January 2017
Important changes when referring your patients to Croydon Health Services

GPs can refer via e-Referrals for most of our services or refer directly to us by emailing 

23 January 2017
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Croydon Mayor opens new Crystal Children’s Development Centre

The Mayor of Croydon has officially opened Croydon’s first Child Development Centre to provide multi-disciplinary services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

20 January 2017
Temporary use of our children’s surgical ward

There have been a number of media reports about the use of a children’s surgical ward to cope with current demand.

10 January 2017
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Welcoming CPFC footballers on our wards this festive season

Five players from Crystal Palace Football Club and their coach visited us today to spend time with children and elderly patients on our wards and to present them with gifts in the run-up to Christmas. 

09 December 2016
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Local children look inside our X-ray department for World Radiography Day

To celebrate World Radiography Day, on Tuesday 8 November, our X-ray department at Croydon University Hospital opened its doors to some young visitors, who had a chance to learn about bones and how X-rays are taken.

11 November 2016
Trust statement on Croydon tram derailment

Following the incident of a derailed tram in Croydon this morning, 31 people were brought to our Emergency Department for care and treatment.

10 November 2016
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Local children invited to look inside CUH X-ray department for World Radiography Day

The X-ray department at Croydon University Hospital is opening up its doors to local children to celebrate World Radiography Day on 8 November – and offering the chance to get a unique image of their favourite toy.

02 November 2016
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Hospital staff walking 22 miles across London to raise money for Croydon Children’s Emergency Department

Staff from Croydon University Hospital are walking 22 miles between London hospitals to raise money for new equipment to help improve emergency care facilities for children in the borough.

26 September 2016
Our staff and Carol Webster from Croydon Council visited the new site last week
New home for Croydon’s Crystal Children’s Development Centre

Children’s community health services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are moving to a new home this weekend.

16 September 2016
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