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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 215 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)

90% 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)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 1445 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

79%Patients recommend this hospital. 1139 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 71 responses. 6747 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 71 responses. 6747 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 8498 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

Fabulous Breast Unit staff

Attended the Breast Unit yesterday after finding a lump four weeks ago, referred by GP for an appointment within two weeks which duly hap...

1 December 2016

Excellent care and treatment in Nuclear Medicine Department

I would like to thank all of the members of staff for the excellent care I received on my recent attendance in the Nuclear Medicine Depar...

26 November 2016

My profesor is a god

i was absolutely amazed when the profesor and their,no bruising from canulas at all,when i woke upolleague,the aneasthatist came to greee...

24 November 2016

Feedback

I recently had eye surgery care and attention that I received was brilliant and after care And thank them very much for the r...

24 November 2016

Horrible telephone manners.

I tried this morning to contact the ward where my 80 year old mum is being treated for pneumonia. The main switchboard number rang for so...

21 November 2016

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Last updated on 18 July 2016.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust