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 106 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

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

108% 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)

142% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

84% 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)

80% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 550 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6868% staff recommend this hospital for care. 712 responses. 4301 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5757% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 712 responses. 4301 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 2049 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

Day surgery

I was in the day surgery unit in August & cannot praise the staff enough for their care & attention. From the minute I arrived in...

22 September 2016

Minor Injuries visit 10 September 2016

I visited on Saturday morning around 10.30am and was seen reasonably promptly. I was given good advice on my injury and how to manage / t...

11 September 2016

Still very happy with this clinic

Needed to attend this breast clinic again - third visit in five years. I've praised them before and am doing so again now. I really lik...

4 September 2016

excellent care

I was admitted to De LaMere ward 15 August staying until 19th. I cannot fault the care I received throughout my treatment. I was treated ...

20 August 2016

Day Surgery

I had a procedure on Friday 12th Aug at the Day Surgery unit and as this was my first time of having anesthetic i was very nervous and sc...

15 August 2016

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust