Hounslow serves a diverse population of 273,300 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

Hounslow CCG 2016/17 annual report.

The chair of Hounslow CCG:

 Dr Nicola Burbidge

Population demographics

  • 273,300*
  • 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 GLA figures

Health challenges

  • 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%.