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 280 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. 

WHH 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1074 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

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. 5198 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

Impossible to get hold of anyone

My partner was referred here and was told the name of the operation he needed and that he would need an interim appointment 2 months late...

4 February 2016

Fantastic service in AED and radiology!

I attended the dept today. I can honestly say I was extremely impressed with the fantastic service I received. Every member of staff was ...

2 February 2016

Disable parking

It would be advantageous to highlight where the disable parking is at William Harvey on the map. Stating that there is disable parking an...

29 January 2016

Well done!

Second appointment at this hospital with my wife. What a shock after many appointments at Medway! Staff were friendly and polite. Help...

27 January 2016

Childbirth support

A massive thank you to the staff on The Singleton Unit, delivery suite and Folkestone ward for their excellent care, support and assistan...

27 January 2016

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust