Transplant Units in the UK


Skills and resources are concentrated in specialist centres spread across the UK. The centres, the organ(s) they specialise in transplanting, their parent hospitals and the town/city in which they are based are detailed below.

Kidney (renal) transplant units

Kidney (Renal) Transplant Units
Belfast City Hospital www.belfasttrust.hscni.net
Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital www.uhb.nhs.uk
Bristol Southmead Hospital www.nbt.nhs.uk
Cambridge Addenbrooke's Hospital www.cuh.org.uk
Cardiff University Hospital of Wales www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/
Coventry University Hospital www.uhcw.nhs.uk
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Glasgow Western Infirmary www.nhsggc.org.uk
Leeds St James's University Hospital www.leedsth.nhs.uk
Leicester General Hospital www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk
Liverpool Royal Liverpool University Hospital www.rlbuht.nhs.uk
London Great Ormond Street Hospital www.gosh.nhs.uk
London Guy's Hospital www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk
London St George's Hospital www.stgeorges.nhs.uk
London The Royal Free Hospital www.royalfree.nhs.uk
London The Royal London Hospital www.bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk
London West London Renal and Transplant Centre www.imperial.nhs.uk
Manchester Royal Infirmary www.cmft.nhs.uk
Newcastle Freeman Hospital www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk
Nottingham City Hospital www.nuh.nhs.uk
Oxford Churchill Hospital www.oxfordradcliffe.nhs.uk
Plymouth Derriford Hospital www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk
Portsmouth Queen Alexandra Hospital www.porthosp.nhs.uk
Sheffield Northern General Hospital www.sth.nhs.uk

Pancreas transplant units

Pancreas transplant units
Cambridge Addenbrooke's Hospital www.cuh.org.uk
Cardiff University Hospital of Wales www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
London Guy's Hospital www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk
London West London Renal and Transplant Centre www.imperial.nhs.uk
Manchester Royal Infirmary www.cmft.nhs.uk
Newcastle Freeman Hospital www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk
Oxford Churchill Hospital www.ouh.nhs.uk

Pancreas Islet transplant units

Pancreas Islet transplant units
Bristol Southmead Hospital www.nbt.nhs.uk
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
London King's College Hospital www.kch.nhs.uk
London The Royal Free Hospital www.royalfree.org.uk
Manchester Royal Infirmary www.cmft.nhs.uk
Newcastle Freeman Hospital www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk
Oxford Churchill Hospital www.ouh.nhs.uk

Liver transplant units

Liver transplant units
Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital www.uhb.nhs.uk
Birmingham Birmingham Children's Hospital www.bch.nhs.uk
Cambridge Addenbrooke's Hospital www.cuh.org.uk
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Leeds St James's University Hospital www.leedsth.nhs.uk
London King's College Hospital www.kch.nhs.uk
London The Royal Free Hospital www.royalfree.org.uk
Newcastle Freeman Hospital www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk

Cardiothoracic transplant units

Cardiothoracic transplant units
Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital www.uhb.nhs.uk
Glasgow Golden Jubilee National Hospital (H) www.nhsgoldenjubilee.co.uk
London Great Ormond Street Hospital www.gosh.nhs.uk
Manchester Wythenshawe Hospital www.uhsm.nhs.uk
Harefield Harefield Hospital www.rbht.nhs.uk
Newcastle Freeman Hospital www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk
Papworth Everard Papworth Hospital www.papworthhospital.nhs.uk
(H) = Centre transplants hearts only

Intestinal transplant units

Intestinal transplant units
Birmingham Birmingham Children’s Hospital (P) www.bch.nhs.uk
London King’s College Hospital (P) www.kch.nhs.uk
Cambridge Addenbrooke’s Hospital (A) www.cuh.org.uk
Oxford Oxford Churchill Hospital (A) www.ouh.nhs.uk
(A) = Adult Designated Centre
(P) = Paediatric Designated Centre
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