1. The NHS and how we fit in
Barts and The London NHS Trust is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the country, employing around 7,000 members of staff and with a current annual budget of approximately £510 million. Originally formed as The Royal Hospitals Trust in 1994, the Trust now comprises The Royal London Hospital (incorporating Queen Elizabeth Children’s Service), St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The London Chest Hospital.
The Trust provides acute, elective and specialist services across a wide range of clinical departments and specialities, serving the community of the City, east
Barts and The London NHS Trust is part of the North East London Strategic Health Authority (NELSHA) sector – one of 28 strategic health authorities in
The Trust also has close links with Barts and The London Queen Mary’s
Further information on Barts and The London NHS Trust can be found on the Trust’s website at www.bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk.