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 151 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

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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

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

90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

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

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

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

101% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1119 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

79%Patients recommend this hospital. 1192 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2050 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

47%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2050 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

A and E

I would like to thank the staff in A anE and the Resus unit for the really good and helpful treatment that I received when I attended hos...

3 August 2015

ENT outpatient

I was surprised to get an ENT outpatient for Saturday morning (25 July). QEQM is clearly working 7 days a week. I arrived early and w...

25 July 2015

Gynae surgery - Birchington Ward

Spent 12 days on Birchington Ward following complex gynae surgery and could not fault the commitment and professionalism of all the staff...

23 July 2015

Waiting for pain relief.

Upon arrival and trying to book in. I was informed of a 3hr wait! As if to deter me booking in. Not a problem. I was seen quickly by the...

13 July 2015

Mobile MRI Scan 2 July 2015

The member of staff had very little patience with me during what is a very stressful procedure. I appreciate they had to ask some of the ...

11 July 2015

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

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