North Middlesex University Hospital is one of Londons busiest acute hospitals. For each of the past twenty years we have served more than 500, 000 people living in the London Boroughs of Enfield and Haringey and surrounding areas including Barnet and Waltham Forest. The hospital is approximately 12 miles from the centre of London.
The North Mid provides a range of specialist care from expert doctors and nurses so that we can meet the wide health needs of the local communities we serve.
These specialist services include Stroke, HIV/AIDS, Cardiology (including heart failure care), Haematology, Diabetes, Sleep Studies, Fertility and Orthopaedics. Our Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases.
In addition to the full range of cancer diagnoses and treatment we provide, the Helen Rollason Cancer Support Centre based on site provides supportive services to our patients to meet each individual's health and well being needs. This is one of only two such centres in London.
The services we provide are independently proven as being of a high quality.
Our A&E Service is one of the busiest in London, seeing over 150, 000 people. Despite this, over 98% of patients this year were seen within four hours, in line with national NHS targets.
Our New Hospital
The North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is focused on expanding and developing its services in order to best meet the needs of the people it serves.
Our new £123 million hospital development opened in June 2010 and provides the following services in a state of the art environment:
- An expanded A&E department with an integrated Walk in Centre, meaning that all levels of emergency care are catered for in one purpose built location
- A dedicated paediatric A&E, which became a 24/7 service in May 2009
- 8 new operating theatres for both planned day surgery and emergency surgery
- A diagnostics centre incorporating a new, £1.2 million 3-tesla MRI, 2 new CT scanners, 4 ultrasound units and a new mammography unit
- A new and spacious outpatients department with a new appointments in order to make your wait as short and as comfortable as possible
- A new Intensive Care Unit, with single rooms throughout in order to preserve privacy and dignity and ensure optimum infection control for our most vulnerable patients
- 5 new inpatient wards.
The North Middlesex redevelopment will replace approximately half of the existing buildings on the hospital site and provide state-of-the-art facilities for accident and emergency services, diagnostics, inpatients, operating theatres and endoscopy.
The new building will provide:
- An Emergency Care Centre, including adult and children's Accident and Emergency (majors and minors), Emergency Imaging (x-ray, CT and MRI scanning) and an Emergency Assessment and Admissions Unit, equipped with 48 beds for 0 to 2 day short stay treatment.
- An Acute and Critical Care Centre, incorporating 4 main theatres and supporting facilities and a Critical Care Unit with 12 beds and 90 inpatient surgical beds for Acute Care
- A Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, incorporating Day Theatres, an Endoscopy Suite and a Planned Imaging Unit (x-ray), as well as an Outpatient Department with a new Children's Outpatients suite.
The hospital will have a new main entrance and a further entrance on the East side, both served by public transport with three bus services routed through the hospital grounds. There will be a range of retail outlets for patients, staff and visitors and restaurant facilities will be provided in the present Outpatient Building.
This will create a single hospital environment with clinical facilities centred around patient's needs. There will be interlinked internal corridors between the new and existing buildings. This will enable smooth and more comfortable transfer of patients within the hospital.
The new building, which has a construction cost of £118 million, should be completed and fully operational by 2010. Landscaping, road improvements and other work outside the building will be completed in 2011.
Working for us
The North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is about to embark on a new era. We have been awarded a redevelopment fund enabling us to re-design services, to provide a high patient focused service and an improved environment for our staff.
Situated in Edmonton , North London with a multi-cultural community, the area provides a wide range of facilities and is close to the heart of London . On-site we offer subsidised car parking and restaurant facilities.
Training and Development
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to providing learning and development opportunities to all staff. The Trust is keen to support staff to learn and develop both professionally and personally. The Trust recognises that Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Life Long Learning and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, which underpins the skills and knowledge required in each role, are key to delivering high quality patient care and to promoting the Trust as an exemplary employer.
Our Learning & Development department aims to enable staff to take responsibility for managing their own learning and to ensure they learn the right things, in the right way, at the right time for all the right reasons. The Trust provides a wide range of training and development to ensure all staff become skilled and competent to do their job.
The Trust provides compulsory and non-compulsory training, and supports staff and managers in the achievement of the most relevant, up to date developments either through internally or externally provided training. Learning and development is linked throughout the Trust and the facilitators that support this are the
- Practice Development Unit,
- Health and Safety and Risk Management,
- Academic Centre (incorporating the Library),
- Human Resources Development and the
- Trust's Learning Centre.
These highly skilled teams co-ordinate to provide a cohesive approach to the training and development of our employees. The range of learning covers mandatory training, management development programmes and professional and personal skills development, and mentoring and clinical supervision schemes. The Trust is linked to Middlesex University and other universities which support post registration nurse training and development. The Academic Centre p rovides a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate training and development opportunities principally targeted at medical staff.
The Trust encourages everyone who works here to approach learning and development as creatively as possible and to share their learning with others.We value vocational learning as much as academic learning, and work-based learning as much as classroom learning. We believe that all staff should have equal access and entitlement to learning opportunities.
We encourage individuals to learn in a way that suits them. We aim to offer a wide variety of learning and development opportunities throughout the year to ensure all staff have the opportunity to meet the learning objectives set out in their annual personal development plan.
The Trust is an accredited centre for the delivery of NVQs in:
- Care (Levels 2 and 3)
- Business Administration
- Pharmacy Services (Levels 2 and 3)
- Customer Service (Level 2)
- Assessor Level 1, Verifier Level 1