Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the oldest hospitals located in London. It was established in 1280 in Hackney, a city of London. It was one of ten leper hospitals set up in London. The Hospital is managed by board of directors comprising of 6 executive and 7 non-executive directors. The board is supported by council of governors who comprise of 14 members of the public, 6 staff memebers and 7 people representing interested parties such as the London Borough of Hackney. The Hospital provides general and specialist hospital as well as community health services.
Homerton University Hospital serves as teaching hospital for undergraduate students from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and City University Radiography students. It provides post graduate training in all major specialities. Specialist care is provided in obstetrics, neonatology, fetal medicine, laparoscopic surgery, fertility, bariatric surgery, obesity surgery and neurorehabilitation. Homerton University Hospital serves as teaching hospital for undergraduate students from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and City University Radiography students. Other associated and affiliated hospitals include St Bartholomews Hospital, St Leonards Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital. St leonard’s hospital provides its services in the field of Dietetics, Podiatry services (community), Rehabilitation care services and Wheelchair services. St Leonards is one part of the Homerton hospital where it provides its services that are unavailable at Homerton Hospital.
In the year 2016, the hospital admitted 63,000 patients, saw over 236,000 outpatients and delivered over 5,500 babies. Every day, there exists 325 patients on an average and the team of the hospital became the first team in the country to be rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. The Hospital employs around 3500 staff and received top rating of three stars in the year 2009-2010. There were Five maternal deaths occurred at Homerton between 2013 and 2015. Although Homerton is funded by the NHS, the Homerton Hope charity raise funds to enhance its services and make patients experience better. Funds raised by Homerton Hope helps to pay for additional equipment, research and innovations, as well as finishing touches and extras that complement the existing high quality care for patients at the Hospital. It is expected to include Neonatal unit, Elderly care unit, Sickle cell unit, Sexual health care etc. through the donations.
Homerton Hospital is one of the top recruiters to promote high quality research in UK. Researches in the field of Neonatal, Sexual health and Respiratory medicine are of particular interest in Homerton Hospital. The R&D office of Homerton Hospital supports the researches in all aspects of the research process which includes ethics preparation, research funding and other intellectual property issues.
The following is the list of scholars from Homerton University Hospital who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Homerton University Hospital that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Homerton University Hospital that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.