Number of patients at London’s NHS Nightingale never exceeded one ward

  • Chris Easom
  • June 7, 2020

Only one ward at the NHS Nightingale hospital in London was ever used. A volunteer who worked in the hospital has said just one of the dozen wards at the ExCel Centre was ever put to use, after a lack of demand from NHS Trusts across the capital. “Each ward had capacity for about 42 patients and at no point did they fill up more than one ward. On average there were about 30 patients in the hospital at a time.”