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 316 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)

100.78% 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)

101.19% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100.79% 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)

102.99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1217 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

75%Patients recommend this hospital. 757 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76staff recommend this hospital for care. 2308 responses. 7740 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2308 responses. 7740 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 3862 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

Staff just about coping with overwhelming pressure.

Because of extreme pain in my kidney area, I was unable to go to work. I phoned 111 who arranged an ambulance - we both suspected a kidne...

19 August 2017

Order out of Chaos!

Orthopaedics outpatients was overcrowded and slightly chaotic! The staff are amazing, incredibly patient, kind and courteous and who som...

19 August 2017

Minor injuries

I am 81 years old and accompanied an elderly friend to A&E. My friend can't walk well. We were advised to go to minor injuries - a ve...

17 August 2017

Appointment

Appointment was for 12pm in the afternoon and still waiting at 4pm

17 August 2017

MFI Scan

I found all the staff pleasant and helpful.That is the receptionist and the two radiographers. I was even seen early. Well done all con...

16 August 2017

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Last updated on 11 October 2016.

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