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 109 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)

98% 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)

141% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

83% 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)

65% 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. 576 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

61%staff recommend this hospital for care. 874 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 874 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 3003 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

Arthroscopy knee surgery

The staff in day surgery were fantastic, they were well trained, and polite at all times. They showed the upmost respect to all patients.

24 April 2016

Will never come for help there again

I have visited the Minor Injuries Unit in St. Albans on the 1st of April to remove the stitches after the operation done in a different c...

21 April 2016

Amazing care!

I recently attended day surgery for gall bladder removal. I cannot fault the 100% care and reassurance I was giving from the moment I wal...

19 April 2016

Lateness of Rheumatology outpatient clinic

I had an appointment last Thursday morning at 9am. The doctor arrived at 9.45am to start their clinic, there was one patient before me. T...

11 April 2016

A good example of our NHS

Had day surgery today and upon arrival was greeted politely from a nurse with a warm welcome. I was seen promptly and didn't have to wait...

12 March 2016

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust