Bradford Royal Infirmary

01274 542200 Duckworth Lane , Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ
http://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 184 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) provides the majority of Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ inpatient services and is host to one of the UK’s busiest A&E departments, with more than 125,000 attendances per year.

In 2016, we will open a new £28 million hospital wing which will house our paediatric services, two adult medicine wards and a purpose-built intensive care unit. This will see a continuation of our work to improve patient experience after our new £2 million neonatal unit officially opened in January 2015. This new unit introduced more cots, including intensive care and high dependency cots, new family accommodation, a revamped counselling suite and a dedicated room for mothers to express milk for their pre-term babies. 

Bradford Royal Infirmary is also the home of the renowned Born in Bradford Research team studying the health of 13,500 children born at BRI between March 2007 and December 2010. You can also find The Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service (YAIS) here and the high-tech £2.8m Listening for Life facility which offers support and rehabilitation for all patients with cochlear implants.

We also offer pioneering robotic surgery with the use of our £2 million da Vinci robot. Since its introduction, prostate operations have trebled at Bradford Royal Infirmary and we are the only centre in Yorkshire to offer this revolutionary technological procedure for all three urological cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidneys. The precise nature of our robot means patients can recover more quickly and only need to stay in hospital overnight rather than spend a week recovering on a ward.

You can also find our first class education department here based in Field House, which contains our simulation centre and the Sovereign Lecture Theatre where staff can attend lectures and workshops given by speakers and healthcare professionals from across the country.

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Contact details, map and directions

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Tel: 01274 542200   Fax: 01274 364786

Address: Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ

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

Email: comments@bthft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

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

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

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

128% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.14% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.1% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1373 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 403 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 403 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2542 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

A very poor, frustrating experience

Leaving aside all the normal NHS irritations of long delays and chasing over appointments, waiting for long periods in the waiting area. ...

8 February 2016

Very professional and friendly staff l felt really cared for

I was treated by the team at the Eye hospital at BRI just before end 2015 and with an ongoing condition will be going again in March 2016...

5 February 2016

Understanding and Compassionate Care - Gold Star

I must comment on the outstanding understanding and kindness shown to my partner - and me - today when he was having a heart scan in th...

2 February 2016

Plastic surgery trauma dept

Went to theatre wearing trainers waited 6 hrs for medication then 2 hrs in clinic for medication. No follow up app until own gp chased up...

28 January 2016

Friendly, Professional, timely service throughout

After careful consideration myself & my husband needed assistance at home, my husband had a fall earlier in the evening & could n...

24 January 2016

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Last updated on 19 August 2015.

Information supplied by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust