Check here for alerts

Harefield Hospital

01895 823 737 Hill End Road , Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH
http://www.rbht.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 29 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Harefield Hospital

Harefield Hospital is one of the largest and most experienced centres in the world for heart and lung transplants. In 1983, a team of doctors led by the eminent Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub performed Britain’s first heart-lung transplant. More recently, we have improved work in the development of ‘artificial hearts’ (also known as left ventricular assist devices or LVADs). 

At our dedicated Heart Attack Centre we deal with heart attack emergencies from outer north-west London. Our arrival-to-treatment time of 23 minutes is the fastest in the country and amongst the fastest in Europe.

The hospital is a major centre for the treatment of lung cancer, chest cancer and other chest surgery.

We have more than 900 staff, five operating theatres and four catheter laboratories. The hospital has 149 beds including 44 dedicated to cardiac and thoracic surgery, 30 in the transplant unit, 42 for cardiology and 18 for adult intensive care.

Contact details, map and directions

Harefield Hospital

Tel: 01895 823 737   Fax: 01895 822 870

Address: Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH

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

Email: webadmin@rbht.nhs.uk

Get directions to Harefield Hospital

You can plan your journey with Transport direct.

Departments and services

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Harefield Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

107% 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)

77% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

116% 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)

129% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 313 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92%staff recommend this hospital for care. 224 responses. 3424 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

85%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 224 responses. 3424 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 97 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Short stay

I have just spent two days in Harefield hospital undergoing an Angiogram and had five stents inserted. This was my third visit since 2003...

27 November 2016

Exceptional Staff

I was admitted to he hospital to have an ablation on my heart. Upon entering the hospital it was clear the staff were all extremely helpf...

11 November 2016

Excellent

My grandmother has been very ill for a few years, we've been to so many different hospitals and I have to say Harefield Hospital is the b...

19 October 2016

First class hospital

I underwent a double CABG in July 2016. The treatment I received from the moment I was admitted until my discharge was the very best I ha...

25 September 2016

Can see why this is a centre of excellence

First ever visit for a coronary CT scan. Really impressed - from the first greeting by welcoming receptionist and the heart investigation...

19 August 2016

Nearby Hospitals

Find nearby Hospitals

Last updated on 07 January 2011.

Information supplied by Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust