Manchester Royal Infirmary

0161 276 1234 Oxford Road , Manchester, M13 9WL
http://www.cmft.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 236 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Manchester Royal Infirmary main entrance

Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) was formed in 1752. It had 12 beds and began in a small house in the city centre.

We are now a large teaching hospital for Manchester University’s Medical School, and a specialist regional centre for kidney and pancreas transplants, haematology and sickle cell disease. Our Heart Centre is a major provider of cardiac services in the region, specialising in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology.

The Accident & Emergency Department sees around 145,000 patients each year.

We are proud at the MRI to boast many medical breakthroughs, the most recent being the first in the UK to carry out 1,000 cochlear implants.  The Manchester Diabetes Centre was established in April 1988 and was the first of its kind in the UK and we were also the first centre to host a dedicated Blackout Clinic.

This year the Manchester Heart Centre was pleased to announce that they undertook the first percutaneous (through the skin) valve procedure by cardiologists in the North West. It also boasts a new Rapid Access Blackouts Triage clinic, believed to be the first in the world.

The MRI, together with Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital are the only hospitals in the region which undertake kidney transplantation and in 2008 the MRI celebrated 4000 transplants over 40 years of service.

In May 2008, the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health moved to new premises on our site on Hathersage Road, providing easier access and better facilities.

In August 2008, a number of our services moved into a new wing of the Manchester Royal Infirmary including our renal Inpatient wards, Haematology Unit, Short Stay Ward and two of our Acute Medicine wards.

Contact details, map and directions

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Tel: 0161 276 1234   Fax: 0161 273 6211

Address: Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL

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

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Quality of service at Manchester Royal Infirmary

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

83% 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)

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

88% 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)

111% 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% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

1.06% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 442 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 1096 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1382 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1382 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 8 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 1293 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thanks for finding out what was wrong with me!

After months and months of constant kidney infections - I had a kidney infection that would not respond to any pain killers / antibiotics...

24 May 2016

Bloods at MRI

I think the NHS is FANTASTIC, the 8th wonder of the world. However, I do have a small gripe (and I do feel bad about moaning about it) bu...

20 May 2016

Nothing put praise

Three, not very serious medical issues meant that I have had to visit the hospital half a dozen times in the last few months. I have noth...

20 May 2016

Extremely disappointed

During a routine appointment I was required to provide a sample of blood. I was told to go to the waiting area ( The Foyer) and take a t...

18 May 2016

The worst ever service ever had in A&E

The pathetic service in A&E very rude staff and nurses. One nurse, horrible open the privacy curtain without informing as my baby having...

13 May 2016

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Last updated on 14 March 2011.

Information supplied by Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust