Emergency care

About

Our emergency care services include accident and emergency departments, specialist emergency centres and urgent care centres (UCC).

Our hospitals are also the home to some of London’s specialist acute medicine centres including:

These centres are staffed by expert teams and provide specialised emergency treatment, giving patients the best chance of recovery. To ensure you receive the best possible specialist care, an ambulance may take you to one of these centres rather than your nearest emergency department.

Find out where to go for medical advice or treatment if you are feeling unwell or have had an accident.

Our staff should be able to carry out their work without fearing for their safety. We do not tolerate any threatening or aggressive behaviour towards staff. 

Sub specialties

Conditions and treatments

You will be seen by specialist doctors and nurses. We use a priority system where the most clinically unwell patients are seen first.

We offer investigations and appropriate treatment for each patient's condition. 

Additional information

In an emergency always dial 999.

If you are feeling unwell now call NHS 111 for advice and health information. The helpline is open 24 hours a day. You can also visit www.nhs.uk/111 to determine if your symptoms can be managed at home, if you need advice from the NHS or if you need to call for an ambulance.

Further online resources


Paddington Square demolition works next to St Marys Hospital

From late June until December 2018, patients and visitors to St Mary’s Hospital may experience some disruption caused by nearby demolition works for the Paddington Square development (on the corner of Praed Street and London Street). We apologise in advance for any impact these neighbouring works may have for our patients and visitors.

While the developer has put in place a range of mitigation and monitoring measures, we anticipate that there may be some disruption caused by additional noise, dust and vibration. If patients and visitors wish to raise any issues about the impact of the demolition works on their care and treatment, then we would ask them to speak to our staff or contact the patient advice and liaison service (PALS).


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