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 115 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)

100% 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)

95% 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)

84% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 159 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 800 responses. 4257 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 800 responses. 4257 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent staff

I was admitted for a minor op yesterday to the Day Surgery unit which included General anaesthetic although I was released in the same da...

25 February 2015

Infertility and early pregnancy ward

I was referred to the consultant for investigation into unexplained infertility. The consultant was a breath of fresh air after seeing o...

10 February 2015

NW NHS Trust dermatology

Thank you very much to the whole dermatology team. They have all showed great concern and have gone out of their way to be helpful and ki...

10 February 2015

Knee Replacement.

I have had knee surgery , and I can't say enough "Thank You's" for the wonderful service that I received., right from initial ...

5 February 2015

Minor skin surgery in the Dermatology Department

February 5, 2015 Had minor skin surgery today and the Doctor, nurses and all others concerned in the Department were absolutely first cla...

5 February 2015

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Last updated on 11 August 2011.

Information supplied by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust