Hounslow serves a diverse population of 262,000 people, with the fifth fastest growing population in the country in the census period 2001 – 2011.
- West Middlesex University Hospital, Imperial, and Ashford & St Peter’s Hospital are the main providers of hospital services.
- Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust provides community services for adults and children.
- West London Mental Health NHS Trust provides mental health services
The chair of Hounslow CCG:
Dr Nicola Burbidge
- Hounslow is experiencing high population growth; it is due to rise by 12% between 2012 and 2020. There is a projected 18% increase in the older people population (over 65s) over this time period.
- Heston and Cranford has the highest proportion of non-white residents compared with any other area (63%). The area has the highest proportion of Asian residents (53%), as well as the highest proportion of young people (between 0-19 years) in the borough (28.9%.)
*based on 2013 ONS figures
- Hounslow has significantly more deaths from heart disease and stroke than the England average.
- The proportion of Hounslow residents with diabetes is expected to rise significantly in the next 10 years.
- There are also high rates of smoking, alcohol and obesity-related hospital admissions, and longer hospital stays for those recovering from a stroke or a fall.
- Hounslow has a higher proportion of adults in residential and nursing home care than other areas.
- Due to a growing ageing population and the improved awareness and diagnosis of individuals, diagnosis of dementia is expected to increase between 2012 and 2020 by 23.5%. The volume of younger adults with learning disabilities is also due to increase by 3.6%.