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Newham University Hospital

Grading:  - Requires Improvement

Newham University Hospital, in Plaistow, East London is part of Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest NHS trust in the country. The hospital offers a range of acute services to a population of approximately 300,000 people living in the London Borough of Newham. The hospital has approximately 344 inpatient beds, with over 1548 staff working there. The services the hospital provide include The Gateway Surgical Centre that offers elective surgery and diagnostic procedures in many different specialties, as well as housing the Trust's sports injuries clinic and fracture clinic.

Newham is deprived, coming third out of 326 of local authorities, with 80% of the local population having a minority ethnic background. The population is predominantly young, with the majority of residents aged between 20 and 39.