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 108 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)

105% 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)

139% 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)

67% 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. 464 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 14 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

67%staff recommend this hospital for care. 716 responses. 4367 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 716 responses. 4367 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1104 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 unit

Had shoulder manipulation which was very successful. The care was as always fantastic. My only negative comment is that having a moderate...

21 January 2017

Professional, cheerful, reassuring sevice.

Many thanks to all the staff following my successful surgery at St. Albans hospital on January the 4th this year. All the staff I encount...

20 January 2017

Gallbladder removal

Attended the day surgery for removal of gallbladder and can only recommend the staff on the day ward. From the moment I arrived for my ap...

17 January 2017

Hip replacement surgery

This was my first experience of hospital and I found it a very positive one. I had been influenced by the accounts of friends to choose...

10 January 2017

Dodgy Mole

Appointment met precisely on time. Moles and blemishes of entire torso fully explained to my satisfaction and relief by consultant SD. Th...

22 December 2016

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust