Royal Blackburn Hospital

Telephone: 01254 263555
Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 295 ratings for this hospital



Royal Blackburn Hospital

Royal Blackburn Hospital offers medical treatment to many of the residents of East Lancashire including enhanced recovery for bowel surgery and emergency care for children and adults. In addition to the modern facilities within the first stage of the hospital the new building includes state of the art new inpatient facilities, centralised outpatients department, new operating theatres and Accident and Emergency Department. The Royal Blackburn Cardiology department is one of the best in the country, with new 3 million pound facilities allowing a wider range of treatments. These treatments can be carried out on site, avoiding long journeys to Blackpool or Manchester which can increase anxiety and discomfort in heart patients. With the building of these new facilities and the work done by to heart surgeons, deaths rates have been dramatically reduced.

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Royal Blackburn Hospital

Tel: 01254 263555   Fax: 01254 293512

Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH



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Quality of service at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Care Quality Commission national standards

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

0.69% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.44% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

77 from 1525 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Latest reviews of this hospital


My father has recently been admitted to hospital and is currently on c5. He is very poorly and the outcome is still not know. c5 is a new...

8 September 2014

Life savers excellent service

I was feeling unwell in march 2014 I went to attend urgent care centre at Royal Blackburn Hospital the Doctor on duty that day was very ...

30 August 2014

cancllaton of appointments

cancellation of appointmet on 1st and second of September. this has caused a lot of inconvinence to a number of people. I have to cancel ...

26 August 2014

great surgery let down by some poor nursing

I was treated at Blackburn for a hip operation. The operation to fix a dynamic screw in my hip went wel. In fact I had the option of bein...

20 August 2014

Change to earlier review entitled "mixed bag!"

I am giving a second review as looking back and having visited the walk in at Accy Vic I feel the need to update my review. I left Blackb...

18 August 2014

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Last updated on 20 January 2011.

Information supplied by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust