Hammersmith Hospital

Telephone: 020 3313 1000
Address: Du Cane Road, London, Greater London, W12 0HS
Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/hammersmith/index.htm

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 106 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Changes to A&E services at Hammersmith Hospital

Overview

Hammersmith Hospital

Hammersmith is famous for its research achievements and has a large community of Imperial College London postgraduate medical students and researchers. It is home to the West London Renal and Transplant Centre, two large cancer treatment centres and a specialist cardiac service with a 24/7 primary angioplasty centre.

The Clinical Imaging Centre, which opened in June 2007, is the largest in Europe. The Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre is based at the site and works in partnership with the hospital and Imperial College London.

Hammersmith centre for health, a primary care health centre that provides urgent care services to patients as well as GP services to local residents, is also based at Hammersmith Hospital.

Contact details, map and directions

Hammersmith Hospital

Tel: 020 3313 1000

Address: Du Cane Road, London, Greater London, W12 0HS

Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/hammersmith/index.htm

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Latest news

Changes to A&E services at Hammersmith Hospital

A&E services at Hammersmith Hospital has now changed

Hammersmith Hospital’s accident and emergency department (A&E) closed on 10 September 2014.

The urgent care centre (UCC) located above Hammersmith Hospital has increased its opening hours to 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The urgent care centre (UCC) can treat a range of urgent, but not life-threatening illnesses and injuries, including sprains and strains, minor burns, cuts and infections, and has access to diagnostic tests like x-rays. In most cases, the UCC will provide care directly, but will refer patients onto appropriate services as necessary. The UCC will soon move to the ground floor where the A&E was located.

If you believe you have a life threatening condition, always call 999 straight away.

Click here for more information.

Last updated on 10 September 2014.

Quality of service at Hammersmith Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse 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 Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

88% 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)

96% 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)

96% 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

0.18% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

2.3% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 417 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1415 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59%59%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1415 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Wish all staff was as nice

I had a Hysterosalpingogram today (24/03/15) and my consultant was was just as polite as they were 4 years ago when I had the same test d...

24 March 2015

Pleasant and reassuring experience

I injured my knee a couple of days ago in a rather unpleasant way. I called my surgery straight after the accident to enquire about the b...

21 March 2015

Excellent Hospital

Excellent hospital and Gastrology department. Shame lifts are not working and visitors have lots of problems up 4 flight of stairs. Lady ...

9 March 2015

Great service

I visited this service because I was recommended to see a Doctor by the NHS 111 service. I was very anxious and the staff were very under...

6 March 2015

Staff are wonderful

I saw a great member of staff at the Dermatology department. Very polite, open and honest. They kept their cool whilst being challenged a...

4 March 2015

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Last updated on 10 September 2014.

Information supplied by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust