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 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 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

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1330 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 961 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. 6769 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

MRI Fear

I attended the MRI dept at 6.40pm 27th of april 2017, I was very anxious and scared, the radiographer who carried out my scan was very fr...

28 April 2017

No compassion

Triage nurse was awful, no compassion made me feel like I shouldn't have been there. Reduced to tears when feeling so ill and such awful ...

20 April 2017

St Pauls Appointments

It is not surprising that patients are missing appointments when it is almost impossible to contact the appointment department either by ...

14 April 2017

Short stay on ward 9y after thyroidectomy

I have been home now 2 days after having a full tyroidectomy. I can't speak highly enough of all the staff on the ward who looked after m...

13 April 2017

Removal of cancerous kidney

I was in the Royal over xmas,the staff were brilliant,could not have done enough for me,the doctors kept me up to date with there treatme...

10 April 2017

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Last updated on 18 July 2016.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust