Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Telephone: 01480 416 416
Address: Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6NT
Website: http://www.hinchingbrooke.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 144 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Hinchingbrooke Hospital's Main Entrance

About Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust provides high quality health care for the people of Huntingdonshire and surrounding areas. More than 160,000 people rely on our district general hospital for a range of services and we are renowned locally for our warm and friendly approach.

On 31 March 2015, private company Circle withdrew from the operating franchise under which they had managed Hinchingbrooke for three years. The hospital returned to NHS management on 1 April 2015 

At Hinchingbrooke, we put our patients at the heart of everything we do - any patient coming to us for treatment should feel confident that they will receive high quality, safe care. We recently published our first Patient Experience Strategy which embodies our commitment to providing patient centred care and will guide how we put patient experience at the heart of everything we do.

Patients can access a wide range of specialties at Hinchingbrooke, including General Surgery, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Urology, Vascular, Plastics, Breast Surgery and Gynaecology. Our hospital has 304 beds, as well as 23 cabins located in the Treatment Centre, a £22 million unit which opened in 2005. The Mulberry Suite is available for private patients.

An increasing number of referrals are now coming from family doctors in areas which traditionally have been referred to other hospitals. The main purchaser of our Trust's services is Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and we also provide services to a range of CCGs across Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Lincolnshire and Suffolk.

Feedback helps us to ensure we continuously improve the services and care we provide at Hinchingbrooke. We welcome feedback from patients and visitors and our Patient Advice and Liason (PALS) Team can be contacted on 01480 428964.

Contact details, map and directions

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Tel: 01480 416 416   Fax: 01480 416 561

Address: Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6NT

Website: http://www.hinchingbrooke.nhs.uk

Email: hch-tr.info@nhs.net

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Quality of service at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

This hospital is managed by Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

100% 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)

103% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

102% 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)

112% 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

0.4% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.78% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 382 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 388 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

74%staff recommend this hospital for care. 121 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 121 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

Holly Ward - Fantastic

We had to take our 23 month old son to the hospital for an MRI scan following an elbow injury. The whole team across the areas that we vi...

23 June 2015

Satisfaction

I first attended hospital 3rd March with acute diarrhoea,I have seen Specialists in umpteen departments and all have been courteous, info...

20 June 2015

Varicose vein removal

Just wanted to say how impressed I have been with the treatment received to remove the varicose veins in my leg. The cleanliness of the h...

17 June 2015

A and E

I had a heavy fall on Sat 13 June 2015 and attended Hinchinbrooke hospital's A and E department. It appeared moderately busy, but I was ...

15 June 2015

Diagnosis second to none

My Wife visited physio ( GP referal) with a knee problem and they investigated a swelling in upper thigh, ultrasound followed and she t...

4 June 2015

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