Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital

01438 314333 Howlands, Howlands , Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HQ
http://www.newqeii.info/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 89 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Safer staffing levels

Overview

New QEII Hospital

All remaining emergency and inpatient services at the QEII have now moved to the Lister hospital in nearby Stevenage, which has been transformed through around £150 million being invested in new facilities. 

Locally a new £30 million QEII hospital has been built by the East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group on the same site as the existing hospital.  Services from the old hospital have all but moved across to the New QEII following a phased process from 17 May through to 19 June 2015.  On completion, the New QEII will have a full range of outpatient, diagnostic and ante natal services, as well as a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre for treating adults and children of all ages with minor injuries and illnesses.

The New QEII hospital is located in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Please click here to find out how to get to the New QEII and here to find out more about the facilities available to patients and their visitors.


24/7 Urgent Care Centre

The QEII's A&E was replaced, on 1 October 2014, with a new Urgent Care Centre that is now located in the New QEII Hospital.  The urgent care centre open 24 hours a day and treats adults and children of all ages with minor injuries or minor illnesses.  No appointment is necessary.

Contact details, map and directions

Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital

Tel: 01438 314333

Address: Howlands, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HQ

Website: http://www.newqeii.info/

Email: generalenquiries.enh-tr@nhs.net

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Latest news

Safer staffing levels

Ward staffing levels poster

Each ward at the QEII hospital displays a staffing status poster, which shows the planned and actual numbers of staff on shift each day.

The posters are displayed on each ward where they can clearly be seen by patients, visitors and staff. Find out more about safer staffing levels on our wards.

Last updated on 10 June 2014.

Quality of service at Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.16% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

1.3% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 71 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 314 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 314 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2044 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

blood clinic

A very nice new hospital but the waiting area for the blood clinic is far too small. Patients are having to wait in the corridor outside ...

10 February 2016

Excellent care

I would like to thank the staff in the ultrasound scanning department. I was made to feel at ease as soon as I was greeted at reception....

9 February 2016

Disappointing

I usually see the consultant but this visit I saw a registrar. I left having no confidence whatsoever. I was asked what medications I w...

9 February 2016

Dedicated medical staff

I took my wife to the X-ray department this morning. The medical staff were so kind and caring. We cannot thank them enough for the time ...

5 February 2016

Urgent Care Centre

Really stunning service from the Urgent Care Centre at QEII last night. My wife had what turned out to be a nasty ankle sprain but we wer...

4 February 2016

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Last updated on 08 June 2015.

Information supplied by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust