Hospital & Location
The Hospital serves those who are preparing to travel together with long and short
term returned travellers, immigrants and refugee populations. It also provides the
clinical infectious disease service for UCL Hospitals NHS Trust and houses the National Travel Health
Network and Centre (www.NaTHNaC.org).
The Hospital has a specialist staff of thirteen consultants who specialise in many
different aspects of tropical medicine, which include, parasitology, malaria, leprosy,
ophthalmology, dermatology, gut-infections and paediatrics. The Hospital accepts
direct referrals from general practitioners or referrals and transfers from other
hospitals, the Hospital also has an emergency self-referral service for certain
conditions. (see emergency admissions)
The Hospital provides:
- Acute Critical Care
- 24 hr Emergency Service
- Advanced Treatment & Management of Tropical and Travel Related Diseases
- Advanced Inpatient & Outpatient Facilities
- Pre & Post Tropical Travel Screening
- GP Referral Service
- Specialist Clinical Parasitology Dept.
- 24 hr Advanced Diagnostic & Testing Facilities in Tropical, Travel and Infectious
- UK Reference Centre for Travel Medicine
- Consultant led Travel Clinic
The Hospital is unable to give specific advice to members of the general public
over the telephone or via the web-site. Healthcare professionals who wish to speak
to a doctor about a patient with a potential tropical disease, emergency admission
or urgent referrals should contact the University College London Hospital switchboard
on 0845 1555000 and ask to be put through to the on-call tropical medicine registrar
(24 hour service).
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) is a member of the University College
London Hospitals, NHS Trust, other Hospitals in the group are:
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases is located at: (View Map)
Tottenham Court Road
London WC1E 6JB
Fax: 020 7388 7645
Address for correspondence:
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
2B Maple House
149 Tottenham Court Road
London W1T 7DN
In-Patient facilities are located at:
T8 - UCLH
235 Euston Road
London NW1 2BU
Travelling by Public Transport
The Hospital is conveniently located between Tottenham Court Road and Gower Street
which run North to South on either side of the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, and
the Euston Road which runs East to West on the northern side of the Hospital.
Nos. 10, 24, 29, 73 and 134 all run along Tottenham Court Road (going north) and
Gower Street (going south). Nos. 27, 135 and 253 all run along Hampstead Road towards
Warren Street and Euston Square tube stations. Nos. 18, 27 and 30 run along Euston
Road towards Warren Street and Euston Square tube stations.
By Tube and Rail
The nearest underground tube stations are: Euston Square, Euston Station, Warren
Street, Goodge Street.
The nearest mainline stations are: Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras.