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Our accolades

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  • Ranked among the best English trusts for mortality rates.
  • A major transplantation centre for liver, kidney and bone marrow transplants, one of the UK's leading centres for the diagnosis and treatment of liver disease and one of the seven liver transplant centres in the UK.
  • Performed the first UK transplant between an adult live donor and an adult with acute (fulminant) liver failure. The Royal Free is one of the few centres in the UK to offer liver transplants from live donors.
  • First hospital in the UK and the fourth in the world to introduce a new imaging technology for breast cancer called breast PET (positron emission tomography).
  • UCL scientists at the Royal Free designed, developed and constructed the synthetic scaffold used in the world's first man-made windpipe transplant.
  • One of very few centres in the UK to offer surgery for microtia (a small or absent ear) and believed to be the largest centre in the UK for ear reconstruction surgery in adults and children.
  • One of the country’s leading plastic surgery units which is also a major teaching centre. The unit is a national centre of excellence for facial reanimation surgery and clinical director Adriaan Grobbelaar is one of the world’s leading facial re-animation specialists.
  • One of the largest myeloma clinics in the London.
  • World-class lymphoma diagnosis through the leadership of Dr Peter Issacson, who has contributed substantially to the modern day classification of lymphoma (a type of blood cancer).
  • The UCLP liver and digestive health academic output has been ranked first in the UK, third in Europe and tenth in the world with a superb international reputation for its research, service and education.
  • A pioneering neuroendocrine tumour (NET) unit which has an international reputation and was the first centre in the UK to be awarded the status of European centre of excellence.
  • One of six nationally designated units in the UK for patients with lysosomal storage disorders.