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Dissolution of South London Healthcare Trust


It has been confirmed today that the dissolution of the South London Healthcare NHS Trust (SLHT) and the organisational changes that follow this will go ahead as planned.  

More information is available here.

This means that the Trust will be dissolved at midnight on 30 September 2013 and the following organisational changes will take place on 1 October 2013. 

  • The transfer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust, as a merger by acquisition to form the Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust.

  • The transfer of the Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup site to Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, with a range of acute hospital services to be delivered on that site by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

  • The acquisition of the Princess Royal University Hospital by King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

It remains business as usual for Lewisham and Greenwich hospital services.  

If you have an appointment or receive care at either hospital, it will not be affected.