The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

0151 706 2000 Prescot Street , Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 8XP
http://www.rlbuht.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 189 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Royal Liverpool University Hospital

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital is the biggest and busiest hospital in Merseyside. It is part of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

It currently has over 40 wards, more than 750 beds (excluding day case and dialysis beds) and has the main accident and emergency department for the city of Liverpool, the largest of its kind in the country, capable of dealing with major trauma and life threatening illness.

The major acute services such as cardiology, respiratory care and general surgery are based within the hospital, together with regional and national specialist services in nephrology, renal transplant, renal dialysis, tropical and infectious diseases, ophthalmology, haematology, bone marrow transplant and vascular surgery. It is a leading cancer centre, treating over 20 types of cancer, is the regional centre for 11 types of cancer and a national centre for eye cancer. We have one of the best stroke services in the country.

The hospital works closely with both Liverpool University and John Moores University to provide placements for student doctors, nurses, dentists and allied health professionals. Our aim is to provide quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and development in all disciplines and to continue to be recognised as a centre of excellence in biomedical, clinical and health service research.

Our research and development portfolio is one of the largest portfolios of clinical research in the North West with over 500 clinical research projects covering many disease areas including cancer, gastroenterology, oral health, stroke, ophthalmology, infection and pharmacology. We have the only NIHR biomedical research unit in the UK dedicated to the pancreas.

A new Royal Liverpool University Hospital is due to open in 2017. It will have all en-suite single bedrooms, a welcoming environment and will be easier to find your way around. 

Contact details, map and directions

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Tel: 0151 706 2000   Fax: 0151 706 5806

Address: Prescot Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 8XP

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

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

This hospital is managed by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

87% 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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1238 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 1039 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77staff recommend this hospital for care. 137 responses. 6842 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

73staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 137 responses. 6842 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 7140 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

Dreadful treatment of a 90 year old lady

I amm very disturbed by the treatment received by my mum, 90 years old, poorly and vomiting having to sit on a hard chair for hours, exha...

17 June 2017

Amazing staff at Linda McCartney breast centre liverpool

I cant praise enough the amazing staff and the way I was treated. Everyone was so kind and helpful. Like most women I was extremely nervo...

12 June 2017

Care on Ward 9X

My father - a man with advanced prostate cancer - was admitted as an emergency recently. He was drowsy and 'septic' and clearly not far f...

5 June 2017

Appalling A&E department

Arrived by ambulance with my elderly grandfather to be greeted by rude and abrupt a&e night staff. Waited for 5hrs to be seen by a doc...

4 June 2017

Conditions in RLH needs improvment

In 5th of November 2016 I went to RLH A&E with infection as a side effect after chemotherapy. I had been seen by A&E doctors after 20 min...

30 May 2017

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Last updated on 18 July 2016.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust