The Great Western Hospital

Telephone: 01793 604020
Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6BB
Website: http://www.gwh.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 132 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Great Western Hospital is a modern hospital providing emergency care, surgery, diagnostics, paediatrics, maternity, outpatient and day case services.

The hospital opened in December 2002, replacing the Princess Margaret Hospital in Old Town, Swindon. The GWH is superbly designed and equipped and offers a first class environment for patients, visitors and staff, with over 30% of our beds provided in single rooms with en-suite facilities, helping maintain patients’ privacy and dignity whilst under our care.

The GWH offers a range of services and facilities from a busy Emergency Department, a dynamic Radiology department and a high performing Maternity unit which includes a co-located Birth Centre.

Safety is a top priority for us and we pride ourselves in having very tough infection control procedures in place.

Contact details, map and directions

The Great Western Hospital

Tel: 01793 604020   Fax: 01793 604021

Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6BB

Website: http://www.gwh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at The Great Western Hospital

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

85% 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)

105% 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)

97% 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)

118% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

90%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 479 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

68

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Day surgery, long day but good treatment.

I had an operation to treat carpal tunnel syndrome in the day surgery department. I arrived at 12 noon as advised and could see it was ve...

17 September 2014

Satisfied patient

I wish to express my gratitude for and appreciation of the excellent treatment and care I received at the hospital when I was admitted to...

15 September 2014

Third experience as a day patient and highly recommend GWH

On the 5th September 2014, I had an Angiogram. I was extremely apprehensive about this procedure. However, the staff on duty that day s...

9 September 2014

baby died and I had no help

Ive had four miscarriages, each time. I've had a quick look at and been told to go home. I've asked for help which I still haven't got, a...

8 September 2014

Going round in circles

I have been going round in circles for months, have serious pain in my left kneecap. I have been referred to the specialist orthopedic d...

6 September 2014

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Last updated on 13 March 2014.

Information supplied by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust