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Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

01942 244000 Wigan Lane , Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN
http://www.wwl.nhs.uk/hospitals/raei.aspx

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 65 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary is a redeveloped and modern District General Hospital situated in Wigan with 513 beds providing a base for emergency and acute work, It is located close to Wigan Town Centre for transport links.

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Tel: 01942 244000   Fax: 01942 822042

Address: Wigan Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN

Website: http://www.wwl.nhs.uk/hospitals/raei.aspx

Email: info@wwl.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

79% 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)

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

125% 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

0.22% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

2.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 555 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1738 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83%staff recommend this hospital for care. 258 responses. 5013 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 258 responses. 5013 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 3264 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

A & e department

I went to A & E at 3.00am with severe back pain & breathing difficulties. By 5 hours later I had had an e.c.g, my blood tested, X...

9 December 2016

Good atmosphere

*** Bad points **** The toilet in the fracture clinic was not very clean, toilet paper on the floor, no toilet roll in the holder and no ...

5 December 2016

25/11/2016 Accident and emergency department

I was taken to the A&E department in an ambulance due to problems I was experiencing with an irregular heart beat. Apart from an extraord...

28 November 2016

o communication

My father in law died here yesterday. No one informed us when he moved wards. No one even contacted us when he took a sudden turn for the...

18 November 2016

Maternity Team

Great care by a wonderful team. Thank you so much for your support, care and attention. A credit to the NHS. I would recommend your servi...

9 November 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust