Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Telephone: 01942 244000
Address: Wigan Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 31 ratings for this hospital


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.

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Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Tel: 01942 244000   Fax: 01942 822042

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



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Latest reviews of this hospital

Indifferent and aggressive attitude of staff to patients

I attended the accident and emergency unit today with suspected broken/bruised ribs, the attitude of the triage nurse caused me to leave ...

5 April 2014

I Wish nobody to be admitted here !!

This review is about the experience i saw my nan have, for couple of years she has had COPD and yes it has been getting worse, she went i...

26 March 2014

Exceptional care

I went to my GP with an infected cyst on my back. The GP advised me to 'pop' to A and E for them to have a look at it and get it sorted. ...

23 March 2014

Maternity Ward Service

The ward was very clean and most staff were helpful and showed professionalism but one midwife was snappy, had an attitude problem and sh...

16 March 2014


my father was admitted on the 14/03/2014. after being left on a bed in A&E for 5 hours. he informed me that he had asked twice to go ...

15 March 2014

Quality of service at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

75 from 382 responses
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

75 from 488 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

1 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.30

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.01 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust