Kingston Hospital NHS Trust Statement of Purpose
Details of Service Provider
Kate Grimes, Chief Executive
020 8934 2814
Legal Status of the Service Provider
The Kingston Hospital NHS Trust (the Trust) is a statutory body which came into existence on December 1990 under The Kingston Hospital NHS Trust (Establishment) Order 1990 No 2420, (the Establishment Order).
Location of Activities
KingstonHospital NHS Trust
Kingston Upon Thames
Regulated Activities at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust
Treatment of disease, disorder or injury
Diagnostic and screening procedures*
Maternity and midwifery services
Termination of pregnancies
Family Planning clinics
Assessment or medical treatment for persons detained under the 1983 (Mental Health) Act
* These registered activities include the provision of assisted conception.
Aims and objectives of the service
Kingston Hospital is a district general hospital based approximately 12 miles from centralLondon. The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area including the boroughs ofKingston,Richmond, Roehampton, Putney andEast Elmbridge.
The Trust has approximately 560 beds and directly employs some 2,700 staff with another 300 staff employed by contractors but working on behalf of the Trust. It is located on one site inKingstonupon Thames.
The Trust provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and has a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care across its services including emergency, day surgery and maternity services.
The Trust is committed to quality healthcare and will continue to improve its facilities, working hard to ensure that it has built up a wide range of clinical services.
Range of service users’ needs which services are intended to meet
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust provides a full range of secondary care services, including accident and emergency medicine and maternity, meeting the needs of the whole of the local population. Kingston Hospital NHS Trust provides both emergency and elective care on a short and medium term basis. It also provides a full range of support services such as occupational and physiotherapy and provides rehabilitation services for stroke patients, as well as an assisted conception service. Arrangements are in place to make specialist referrals toSt George’sHospitalas necessary.
Kinds of services provided for the purposes of carrying out the regulated activities
Accident and emergency
Cancer services (including Sir William Rous unit)
Care of the elderly
Children’s outpatients department
Children’s services including ambulatory care
Ear, nose and throat
Early pregnancy and acute gynaecology service
General Surgery including plastic surgery, upper GI, vascular surgery, colorectal surgery and breast surgery
Intensive care unit/High dependency unit
Lower urinary tract symptoms assessment
Maple children’s centre - community nursing team
Medical assessment unit
Neonatal Intensive Care
Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology accident and emergency services
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Outpatients booking service
Paediatric Oncology shared care unit
Paediatric oncology nurse specialists
Paediatrics – outreach nursing teams (home care)
Paediatrics – diabetes clinical nurse specialist
Paediatric – continence clinical nurse specialists
Pain Management service
Pathology: including microbiology, haematology and biochemistry
Radiology: x-rays, ultrasound, CT, interventional radiology and MRI scanning
Sexual health and HIV services
Speech and language therapy