Infectious diseases and tropical medicine

  • Our infectious diseases and tropical medicine department if you have TB, HIV, or other infections or tropical diseases.

  • Location: Central Middlesex, Ealing, and Northwick Park Hospitals
  • Division: Integrated medicine
  • General manager: Carol Wallace

About the service

Our infectious diseases and tropical medicine department is the largest in the country.

Our consultants work alongside junior doctors and our specialist nursing team to:

  • work daily with LNWH's Acute Medicine team in caring for patients on our Acute Assessment Unit
  • help your medical team care for you if you have sepsis or other critical conditions related to infection
  • work closely with our GUM and HIV outpatient teams to care for you if you have HIV
  • look after you if you have HIV and need inpatient care
  • look after you if you have severe or complicated tuburculosis (including drug resistant TB)
  • look after you if you have a tropical infection.

Conditions we care for

We assess and care for you if you have symptoms of an infection or tropical disease, such as:

  • tuberculosis (TB)
  • malaria
  • skin, bone and kidney infections, including chronic viral hepatitis B.

Where we provide your care

You can find us:

  • at Central Middlesex: TB clinic, ground floor, BeCAD, Roundwood 1
  • at Ealing Hospital: wards 8 North and 8 South
  • at Northwick Park Hospital:
    • Elgar Ward, 5th floor, new block (at the back of the hospital, next to Northwick Park Emergency Department)
    • Defoe Ward, Level 4 (at the front of the hospital)

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