Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
London; Outer London; Outer London - East and North East
Location of affected unit(s)
Health / Social Work
Human Health Services And Activities
Human Health Activities
86.1 - Hospital activities

450 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
6 April 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, north London has announced that it is to cut 450 jobs.  It has already identified 280 posts to be removed from its structure.  The hospital hopes that most posts will be lost through natural wastage.  The job losses are part of the plan for the NHS in in north central London to make savings of £153.5m in this financial year.


  • 6 April 2011: BBC Website


Eurofound (2011), Royal Free Hospital, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71847, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71847.