The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 193 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, general surgery and urology 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.

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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Quality of service at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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

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

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

87%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 473 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

46

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Rude staff

Visited this department with my partner today between 11.30am-1.30pm. The staff on reception today are both rude and unprofessional! We a...

21 September 2014

South Liverpool Walk in to ESAU Sunday 14th September 2014

Well treated and received at South Liverpool walk in where I had a short wait for triage. There were about 20 patients there by 09.15 a.m...

18 September 2014

Like sardines

My mother was taken to A&E on 1st September after losing consciousness and fitting. I assume she was triaged before I arrived, but I ...

13 September 2014

Lack of communication

The renal team need to be more communicative about decisions/patient status to the patient's immediate family at least once a week or whe...

6 September 2014

Entrance disgrace

There are signs all over the place no smoking but there are people smoking everywhere . Patients staff and general public. There are dru...

31 August 2014

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust