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 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

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

87% 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)

134% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

93% 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)

79% 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. 729 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 552 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 4052 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

I have just had spinal pain relief injections in the day surgery unit. I must commend all the staff at this unit. from the start of makin...

19 January 2016

Breast clinic appointment

I attended the breast clinic at St Albans City Hospital in December 2015. All the staff were friendly, efficient, approachable and p...

12 January 2016

patient care at st albans hospital was fabulous

I wanted to say a big thank you to the staff at st albans hospital especially in the hysteroscopy department as they knew how nervous I w...

8 January 2016

Very efficient

I took my 8 year old son there after he banged his head and split his eyebrow. The nurse we saw was very efficient and kind with my son a...

27 December 2015

Urology Department and Operation

Urology department and op. Arrived yesterday 21st December 2015 - day surgery. From the first time in the department I could see that...

22 December 2015

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust