Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

Telephone: 01843 225544
Address: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, St Peters Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4AN
Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/qeqm

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 152 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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The Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate is an acute hospital providing a range of emergency and elective services and comprehensive trauma, orthopaedic, obstetrics, general surgery and paediatric services. The hospital dates back to the 1930s when the original building was constructed. Between 1996 and 1998 most services were relocated and expanded into a new main hospital building linked to the original facilities.

The hospital has a specialist centre for gynaecological cancer and modern operating theatres, Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) facilities, children’s inpatient and outpatient facilities, a new Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and Cancer Unit.    

QEQM has a post graduate teaching centre and staff accommodation. On site there are also co-located adult and elderly mental health facilities run by the Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

For more information please visit www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/qeqm

Contact details, map and directions

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

Tel: 01843 225544

Address: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, St Peters Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 4AN

Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/qeqm

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Quality of service at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

86% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

0.32% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.28% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 551 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

79%Patients recommend this hospital. 996 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2442 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2442 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Recent arthoscopy

I'd never had an operation or had a stay in a hospital before, so had little to compare my recent op at Margate Hospital. But I must say ...

15 May 2015

Removing the hospital from hospitality

Not a bad hospital except for the fact that the service is terrible. A nurse gave me a wrong ecg treatment and waiting even longer to jus...

13 May 2015

Friday night A&E

Attended A&E (7pm) following an emergency doctors appointment (6.15pm) after phoning 111 (5.30pm). Due to phone call and letter provi...

8 May 2015

Poor customer care

I attended an appointment at the Urology Department yesterday with my 92 year old father. We were left waiting in a stiflingly hot waitin...

6 May 2015

Great experience

The service I received in the day surgery unit today was fantastic all of the team were helpful engaging and energetic being very friendl...

1 May 2015

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

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