is an NHS hospital, located in Pield Heath Road, Hillingdon
, Greater London
. It is a general hospital serving the local area, providing a wide variety of services including Accident and Emergency (64,000 patients annually), In-patients, Day Surgery and Outpatient Clinics. It is an incredibly busy hospital, possibly due to the proximity of Heathrow Airport
It is one of only two hospitals run by The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
, the other being Mount Vernon Hospital
The hospital has a PALS office based on site, The Hillingdon Consulting Rooms for private patients and its own hospital radio station (Radio Hillingdon) staffed by volunteers.
The current chairman is Anthony Valentine, and the chief executive is David McVittie.
In 1744, Hillingdon Vestry decided to build a workhouse. Finding a suitable site proved difficult, but it was finally decided to build it near Colham Green. The work on this was completed in 1747.
By 1830, the workhouse had grown considerably in size, and it was decided to expand it to accommodate male and females separately.
The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 resulted in the building of the Uxbridge Union Workhouse on the site in around 1838.Middlesex County Council
took charge of the Uxbridge Union buildings in 1930 and began development into the Hillingdon Institution an acute hospital.
Rapid progress was made and the hospital was significantly improved enlargened... Read More