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 117 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)

99% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

92% 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)

86% 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

97Patients recommend this hospital. 433 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

58%staff recommend this hospital for care. 812 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

49%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 812 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

Could not be helped.

I visited the MIU on Sunday with a suspected UTI. I was informed by the receptionist that my problem ( which I had to admit to in front o...

5 July 2015

NHS at it Best!

I was admitted into Day Surgery in June 2015 for a hysteroscopy and transcervical resection of endometrium (TCRE) From the minute I arr...

23 June 2015

5 star service

I took my mother to the rapid diagnosis breast clinic. She is almost 95 years old. All staff were attentive and helpful. There was a w...

18 June 2015

OPA waiting time

Waiting 11/2 hours in stuffy corridor for OPA @ SACH . Nurse jokingly suggested the book I had brought to read was War & Peace! Co...

13 June 2015

Colposcopy Department

Staff in the colposcopy department completely put me at my ease when I was really quite worried. They took the time to explain everythin...

3 June 2015

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust