Croydon University Hospital, formerly Mayday Hospital, is a large NHS hospital in Thornton Heath in south London, England run by Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.
It is a District General Hospital with a 24-hour accident and emergency department.
Its facilities include 670 beds, eight operating theatres, a day surgery suite with three theatres, two obstetric theatres and recovery room, and overnight facilities for parents. Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is developing an application for Foundation Trust status.
Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 380,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.
Croydon Health Services provide acute and community healthcare services across the borough of Croydon either in patient’s own homes or from clinics and specialist centres, including Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital in Purley, which recently underwent an £11 million refurbishment and re-opened in the summer of 2013.