Hillingdon is the second largest of London’s 32 boroughs, made up of 22 wards it covers an area of 42 square miles.

  • The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services.
  • Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust provides community nursing, therapy services and mental health services.

Hillingdon CCG 2016/17 annual report.

The chair of Hillingdon CCG:

Dr Ian Goodman

Population demographics

  • 309,300*
  • The population is most heavily concentrated in the centre of the borough. By 2021, the overall population in Hillingdon is expected to grow by 8.6% to 320,000
  • This future increase is mainly due to an expected 10% rise in population under 15 years and a 15.4% rise in the population of those 75 years and over.
  • Hillingdon is an ethnically diverse borough with around 47% of the population from black and minority ethnic communities
  • The largest ethnic community is the Asian community, with the Indian community forming 13% of the total population.

*based on ONS (Office for National Statistics)

Health challenges

  • Rates of diabetes, hospital admissions for alcohol-related harm and tuberculosis rates are all higher than the England average.
  • There is an expected rise in the over-75-year-old population over the next 10 years and as a consequence, it is expected that there will be an increase in rates of conditions such as dementia.
  • Hayes and Harlington locality has the most significant health challenges.