St Albans City Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 113 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

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

97% 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)

87% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 120 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63%staff recommend this hospital for care. 800 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54%54%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 800 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

Thanks for care given by nursing staff

Just wanted to say thank you for wonderful nursing care on my damaged knee. Seen within an hour, my wound was cleaned and dressed with ca...

27 March 2015

X-ray department excellent

I had an appointment for a hip Xray at 11.15am on 27th March. I arrived for the appointment at 11.10 and left the hospital at 11.20am. Wh...

27 March 2015

My knee op

I had knee replacement in November. The hospital was spotless. All the staff were happy, friendly and incredibly professional. Nothing...

26 March 2015

My fears were handled with great kindness and compassion

I recently went in for a cataract operation. I was absolutely terrified and arrived at the hospital shaking like a leaf The staff were...

18 March 2015

day surgery

The word that is repeated in a lot of reviews is friendly and they certainly were. I spent 3 days last year in Carlisle general hospi...

14 March 2015

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust