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 119 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)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

103% 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 Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

61% 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

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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 195 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63%staff recommend this hospital for care. 800 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 800 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

Excellence - De La Mere Ward.

I was recently in the hospital for Total Hip Replacement Surgery. Having never had any major surgery before i was very anxious about the ...

20 May 2015

The NHS at it's best

I was admitted to Delamare Ward for a vaginal hysterectomy and anterior repair in April. After an initial set back (due to a clerical err...

19 May 2015

Waiting time in minor injuries-Monday 4 May 2015

Whilst we are renowned for our patience in the UK it can sometimes be tested to the limit as it was for us on the morning of 4 May. Afte...

4 May 2015

hernia surgery

My husband was admitted for routine surgery for a hernia repair 9 days ago.He was treated with the utmost care and respect from the all o...

3 May 2015

Rose thorn

Such a kind doctor saw me within 10 mins of arrival - told me I had definitely done the right thing by coming - gave me tetanus, antibiot...

2 May 2015

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust