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.
The chair of Hillingdon CCG:
Dr Ian Goodman
- 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 30% of the population from black and minority ethnic communities (lower than the London average 35%).
- The largest ethnic community is the Asian community, with the Indian community forming 13% of the total population.
*based on 2013 ONS figures
- 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.