St Albans City Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 111 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 national standards

All standards met
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

98% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of non registered nurse night 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 patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

1.69% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

6.09% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

100 from 10 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
More detail

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Put at ease!!

I visited the colposcopy unit today and more than a little apprehensive but as soon as i walked in i was immediatley put at ease thank yo...

23 July 2014

Fantastic Care given in Outpatients (Endocrinology)

I just wanted to say a huge thankyou to the staff in Outpatients. I was treated with kindness, respect and incredible expertise. The Endo...

20 July 2014

Accident in garden

My husband had a fall in garden & badly cut his hand, the receptionist was very thorough & supportive, the nurse who attended my husband ...

29 June 2014

Excellent care in day surgery

I just wanted to write and thank all the staff in the day surgery unit. I had an operation there yesterday, and every single member of th...

28 June 2014

Outpatients Appointment - Fracture Clinic.

Car parking fees are steep (paid 8.00 GBP for four hours). Informed that consultant would not be attending the clinic (no further expl...

23 June 2014

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust