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The Royal Marsden - London

Grading:  - Good

The Chelsea, Fulham Road Hospital is one of two locations, which make up the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. It is located within Chelsea in south west London, approximately five miles from central London. There are 196 general and acute beds at Chelsea, Fulham Road hospital. There are 16 critical care beds on the Chelsea Fulham Road site.

The trust is staffed by approximately 4203, including; 402 medical, 1255 nursing, 1203 other clinical and 1343 other non-clinical. Many staff work across both hospital locations and a number also staff the service provided at Kingston Hospital.

Our visit to the trust took place as part of our comprehensive scheduled inspection programme. During the inspection of the Fulham Road Chelsea location we reviewed six core service areas, as follows:

• Adult solid tumours

• Chemotherapy

• Radiotherapy

• Critical care

• End of life care

• Outpatients and diagnostic imaging