Charing Cross Hospital is a general teaching hospital in Hammersmith, London. The hospital provides a range of acute specialist services, has a 24/7 accident and emergency department and hosts the hyper acute stroke unit for the region.
The hospital is part of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and is a teaching hospital of the Imperial College School of Medicine. It plays host to the West London Neuroscience Centre. There are also buildings that are a part of the West London Mental Health NHS Trust on site. Charing Cross Hospital hosts the largest and oldest gender identity clinic in the country, with an average of 150 operations performed annually. The hospital has pioneered the clinical use of CT scanning.
Despite the name the hospital is not actually situated in Charing Cross. Charing Cross Hospital has been located in Hammersmith since 1973 although it was originally established in 1818, miles away in central London. The hospital went through various location changes before settling at its current site in Hammersmith.
Address:Fulham Palace Rd, London W6 8RF, United Kingdom
Phone:44 20 3311 1234