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Welcome to this engagement website on plans to build a new Specialist Emergency Care Hospital (SECH) and improve Epsom and St Helier Hospitals.


The Building Your Future Hospitals (BYFH) programme represents the biggest investment in healthcare in south west London for a generation. BYFH is funded by the Government’s national New Hospital Programme (NHP) and will deliver:

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A new life-saving Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Sutton, giving our sickest patients access to world-leading healthcare when they need it most, in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Significant investment in Epsom and St Helier hospitals to modernise our current facilities. 85% of our patients will continue to receive planned care at our existing hospital sites, which will provide outpatient, diagnostic and rehabilitation services as well as 24/7 urgent treatment centres.

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Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, part of the gesh Hospital Group, are leading the BYFH programme

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Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust offers an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynaecology to over 490,000 people in south-west London and north east Surrey. 

The Trust operates two busy general hospitals – Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital – and runs services from other locations, including the site of the former Sutton Hospital. It is also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships – Sutton Health and Care and Surrey Downs Health and Care.

For more information about the Trust click here.

They are being supported by a project team including:

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