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William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

01233 633331 Kennington Road, Willesborough , Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LZ
http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 292 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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The William Harvey Hospital, Ashford is an acute hospital providing a range of emergency and elective services as well as comprehensive maternity, trauma, orthopaedic and paediatric and neonatal Intensive care services. The hospital is located on the outskirts of Ashford, adjacent to the M20 and was commissioned in 1977. Since then the site has been developed, substantially upgraded and, more recently, reorganised into medical and surgical floors.

The hospital has a specialist cardiology unit undertaking angiography, angioplasty, a state of the art pathology analytical robotics laboratory that reports all East Kent’s General Practitioner (GP) activity and a robotic pharmacy facility. A single Head and Neck Unit for east Kent has recently been established and includes centralised maxillofacial services with all specialist head and neck cancer surgery co-located on the site. 

William Harvey Hospital has a post graduate teaching centre and staff accommodation. There are also adult and elderly mental health services on site provided by Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust.

For more information please visit www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

Contact details, map and directions

William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Tel: 01233 633331

Address: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LZ

Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

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Quality of service at William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

This hospital is managed by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

95% 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)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

98% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1494 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

78%Patients recommend this hospital. 1060 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

78%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2185 responses. 7767 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2185 responses. 7767 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 4846 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Referral from A+E

After getting a chunk of metal in my eye A+E referred me to the ophthalmology dept due to having concerns about possible damage to my eye...

2 December 2016

Awful

Delivery suite told me to start pushing when I was still 9cms. They then identified after an hour and a half that I was actually still 9c...

2 December 2016

Not happy

Our 2 year old son was referred for possible sleep apnoea back in April 2016 by GP. He had an appointment fairly quick and was booked to ...

2 December 2016

Exemplary A&E

I have spent the day in A&E with my father, aged 91, after he activated the lifeline this morning. Without exception, everybody we have m...

30 November 2016

Bone Scan Nuclear Medicine Thursday 24th November

I was very apprehensive about having this scan as I have a problem laying flat for any length of time . However the technician and assis...

29 November 2016

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Last updated on 11 October 2016.

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