Royal Victoria Hospital (Folkestone)

01303 850202 Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue , Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5BN

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 35 ratings for this hospital


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The Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone is a community hospital that provides a range of local services.  The hospital building is essentially Victorian, but has been upgraded over the years to provide a minor injuries unit with a walk-in centre (both operated by the local Clinical Commissioning Group), a thriving outpatients department, the Derry Unit (which offers specialist gynaecological and urological outpatient procedures), diagnostic services, and mental health services provided by the Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust.

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Royal Victoria Hospital (Folkestone)

Tel: 01303 850202

Address: Royal Victoria Hospital, Radnor Park Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5BN


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Quality of service at Royal Victoria Hospital (Folkestone)

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 111 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2155 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

53%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2155 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 5072 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Blood test

Once I found that the numbers which were to give you a position in the queue (they were on a small loo-roll by the door), everything was ...

18 March 2016

Attended for blood tests and xray

I was treated as soon as I went to each department by very pleasant and professional staff who seemed happy and proud of the service they...

4 March 2016

Blood tests etc.

I have attended the warfarin clinic and phlebotomy many times over the last few years and I can't fault them in any way, friendly, cheer...

29 February 2016

Superb Service

I went to the RVH last Friday for an X-ray and a blood test and both had been completed within 35 minutes. Had plenty of time for a coff...

8 February 2016

Brilliant Service

Went to RVH last Friday for X-Ray and blood test, both completed in 35 minutes. Brilliant Service.

4 February 2016

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust