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    Building a brighter future for Whipps Cross Hospital

    We’re building a brand new state-of-the-art hospital.

    • new modern facilities
    • more space to see and treat patients
    • more assessments and treatments on the same day

    Find out more


Whipps Cross Hospital has been caring for patients in North East London for more than 100 years

The old sprawling buildings now need replacing. The new hospital will have all the same core NHS hospital services - A&E, maternity, operating theatres, intensive care, imaging, inpatients and outpatients within brand new clinical departments.

Watch our video to find out more.


Latest redevelopment news

Design of front of new Whipps Cross
Response to government update on the hospital redevelopment

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy recently asked the government for an update on the national level decision-making process for the scheme-specific business case for the redevelopment of Whipps Cross Hospi...

Update on new hospital plans

The Barts Health Trust Board was updated on the progress towards a new hospital for Whipps Cross at its 18 January meeting. Redevelopment Director Alastair Finney told the Board that whilst, overal...

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Delivering same day care in the new hospital

Since the pandemic many hospitals have seen an increase in emergency department attendances and patients with more complex medical problems. Combined with the challenges in discharging patients this h...

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We are coming to a department near you!

As part of our commitment to seek the views of staff, patients, and local people on the design of the new Whipps Cross, the redevelopment team have been making various stops around the hospital to tal...

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Mikheil Mechekhia Receptionist, Endoscopy unit

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The current hospital is out of date and needs modernisation, the effect of the flooding on the hospital showed this. Having departments closer together will benefit staff and I think things will generally be much more organised than it currently is.

Sheila Dosu, Breast Clinic Nurse

Sheila Dosu, Breast Clinic Nurse

I’ve just started as a nurse at Whipps Cross and I can’t wait to see what the new hospital will offer. Having everything much closer together just makes sense. I can only imagine how the new hospital will look and how much of a difference there will be. I’m excited!