The partnership between Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust and The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has created an innovative and sustainable service that delivers outstanding quality to users and patients alike. This innovative approach allows the service to better managing demand, standardise operations, improve value for money and make use of new technologies. The modernisation of pathology services represented by NWL Pathology also provides a great opportunity to drive translational research in all aspects of pathology, as well as supporting training for medical and scientific staff.
NWL Pathology is based on a ‘hub and spoke’ structure; the majority of routine, specialist and non-urgent activity is centred at Charing Cross Hospital. Urgent tests required for immediate patient management and treatment will be performed in 24/7 essential service laboratories based on-site in the other hospitals in the group.
The hospitals included within the NWLP partnership are: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which comprises St Mary’s Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Queen Charlotte and Chelsea Hospital, and the Western Eye Hospital; Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust, which comprises Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital; and Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which comprises Hillingdon Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital.
North West London Pathology is hosted by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and is intergrated into the host governance structure.
Please follow this link for information regarding the accreditation of services provided by North West London Pathology.
Meet the Pathology Team here