St Peter's Hospital (Chertsey)

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St Peter's Hospital
Ashford & St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust
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Location Chertsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°22′38″N 0°31′35″W / 51.37722°N 0.52639°W / 51.37722; -0.52639Coordinates: 51°22′38″N 0°31′35″W / 51.37722°N 0.52639°W / 51.37722; -0.52639
Care system Public NHS
Hospital type District General
Affiliated university Imperial College London
St George's, University of London
Emergency department Yes Accident & Emergency
Beds 400
Founded 1945
Lists Hospitals in England

St. Peter’s Hospital is an NHS district general hospital in Chertsey, Surrey, England. It has 400 beds and a wide range of acute care services, including an Accident & Emergency department. It is operated by Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The hospital buildings are interspersed with a few trees and surrounded by 52 acres (21 ha) of Metropolitan Green Belt much of it former landscaped grounds associated with Botleys Mansion between Woking and Chertsey near junction 11 of the M25 motorway. In straight lines it is 20 miles (32 km) WSW of Charing Cross, Central London and 7 miles (11 km) from Heathrow Airport. The hospital is the main acute services hospital for the boroughs of Woking, Runnymede, Spelthorne and the western part of Elmbridge. Largest towns in these boroughs are Woking, Staines, Chertsey, Sunbury-on-Thames, Egham and Walton on Thames.

Its first buildings were built to serve casualties in the aftermath of the Second World War and the hospital has been rebuilt, developed and extended to include maternity services, a departmental and clinic area, and a new theatre complex. In the early 1990s, the Duchess of Kent Wing, which includes a Postgraduate Education Centre and modern well-equipped wards, was opened. A new building for the Accident & Emergency, ITU and Orthopaedic Unit opened in the summer of 1998, attached to which since their 2006 construction have been two further wards.[1]

The hospital radio station, Radio Wey started broadcasting to patients and staff from St. Peters in 1965 and today also serves an area beyond the hospital's main catchment area.[2]


St Peter's Hospital is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) SSW of Chertsey railway station and has regular bus services to a wide range of towns.[3] A free shuttle service is also available for patients, staff and visitors between Ashford Hospital and St Peter's Hospital.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Ashford and St Peters Hospitals NHS Trust About the Trust
  2. ^ Radio Wey
  3. ^ Surrey County Council Bus Services to St Peter's Hospital
  4. ^

External links

  • Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hospital radio station - Radio Wey

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