Our healthcare and research partners - Barts Charity
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Hospitals & research institutes

We’re proud to partner with East London’s NHS and local research centres to improve healthcare in our community.

We’re proud to work closely with our partners and over the last five years we’ve given £144m to fund research and healthcare projects which are achieving significant impact. Our collaboration drives life-changing improvements to health in East London.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust is made up of five hospitals – The Royal London Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Mile End Hospital, Newham Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital. The trust has a strong reputation for medical teaching and multi-disciplinary research.

Our research partners

Part of Queen Mary University of London, the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD) is regularly ranked as one of the best medical and dental schools in the country.

Part of City, University of London, the School of Health and Psychological Sciences is a leading provider of health and psychology education and applied research.


Barts Health NHS Trust

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Whipps Cross Hospital

Whipps Cross is a large general hospital providing a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, as well as maternity services and a 24 hour A&E.

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Newham Hospital

A busy district hospital providing a full range of services to local communities, including maternity and children’s services at the Rainbow Centre, which was completed transformed by a £6.8m grant from us.

Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital

The Royal London Hospital is a major teaching hospital with state-of-the-art facilities. It includes one of the largest children’s hospitals in the UK and is home to a nationally recognised trauma centre.

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St Bartholomew's Hospital

St Bartholomew’s Hospital is the UK’s oldest hospital, dating back 900 years. It is a national centre of excellence for cancer care and is home to the world-leading Barts Heart Centre.

Mile End Hospital

Mile End Hospital is home to a range of out-patient services, from physiotherapy to rheumatology.

The institutes we support

Blizard Institute

The largest of the institutes, the Blizard is a world-class biomedical research institute. Some of the research specialties here include trauma, paediatrics, neurology, infectious disease, and diabetes.

Barts Cancer Institute

An internationally recognised, comprehensive cancer centre. It’s one of the top five cancer research centres in the UK, with the goal of preventing cancer and developing better treatments.

Institute of Dentistry

Committed to the highest quality research for the development of new understanding and the treatments of oral and dental disease.

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William Harvey Research Institute

Leading research in cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. The institute has a track record of enabling new therapies and achieving high-impact discoveries in these fields of health.

Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine

A centre of excellence in preventive medicine and epidemiology (the study and analysis of the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations). It focuses upon translating research into public health strategies, dedicated to the reduction of disease and disability.