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 103 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)

84% 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)

129% 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)

71% 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. 506 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. 2663 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

A Very satisfied patient

I was extremely pleased with the treatment I received from all the staff when I visited the day surgery unit at St.Albans hospital on 21 ...

23 June 2016

Day care ward

So pleased with the day care at St Albans Hospital. The nurses on the ward, very friendly, kind and always there for me. A nurse wheeled ...

21 June 2016

Renal attack visit

During a recent accutly painful and acute renal pain attack, when a kisney stone too large to pass got stuck in the exit from the kidney...

20 June 2016

Day Stay Procedure - Beckett Ward -Consultant.

Had to be at Beckett Ward for 7.30am admission, from the minute I arrived until I was discharged I can only reap praise for the staff on...

18 June 2016

Operation to remove two moles - St Albans Hospital

The operation to remove the two moles, was done by a consultant and a nurse. Although the operation was late in starting, they were very ...

16 June 2016

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust