St Albans City Hospital

01727 866122 Waverley Road , St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5PN
http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 115 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Picture of the main entrance to St Albans City Hospital

St Albans City Hospital is a local general hospital offering a number of services including planned surgery and a minor injuries unit.
 
The hospital also provides a wide range of diagnostic, outpatients and ophthalmology facilities.

The Breast Care Unit was formed in 2005 from the centralisation of breast services across west Hertfordshire.  The unit sees and investigates around 3000 new patients per year.

Contact details, map and directions

St Albans City Hospital

Tel: 01727 866122

Address: Waverley Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 5PN

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

Email: info@whht.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at St Albans City Hospital

This hospital is managed by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

105% 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)

139% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

78% 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)

67% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.67% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

6.41% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 320 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 83 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

67%staff recommend this hospital for care. 716 responses. 4367 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 716 responses. 4367 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 631 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

Burn dressing

I was seen immediately and the nurse who helped me was friendly and helpful, and explained what they were doing. Very reassuring.

14 March 2017

consultant appointment re chronic back pain/lack of mobility

At this appointment, the opening greeting for me was: "You are old." An Xray and then an MRI scan were summoned up on a screen. A barr...

6 March 2017

Day surgery for V. Veins

I was referred by my Gp to the vascular unit. I got an appointment within 6 weeks. Seen by vascular consultant on first appointment arran...

1 March 2017

nerve root injecyion

I have been in this hospital twice now for as a day case both times the hospital was very clean and all the doctors and the nurses was mo...

23 February 2017

Outstanding care and professionalism

The nurses and Drs on the day surgery ward took excellent care of me. I was unwell after my operation and they stayed with me throughout ...

22 February 2017

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust