Wexham Park Hospital

Telephone: 01753 633000
Address: Wexham Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 4HL
Website: http://www.heatherwoodandwexham.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 158 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a large and diverse population of more than 450,000 in east Berkshire and south Buckinghamshire.

The Trust became a Foundation Trust in 2007 and with approximately 3,200 staff, we provide acute services that include cardiology, maternity, stroke and emergency, with more than 100,000 A&E attendances every year. We also offer a range of outpatient, breast screening and diagnostic services.

Patient safety is paramount at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and we have one of the best survival rates in the NHS, a measure widely regarded as an indicator of clinical excellence overall. During 2009/10, our survival rates were better than would be expected (as indicated in Dr Foster hospital standardized mortality ratio), given the nature and complexity of the cases we treat.

We are also proud to offer the da Vinci surgical system for our prostate cancer patients, which involves innovative minimally invasive surgery. Other benefits include excellent cancer control, improved results over traditional treatments, less pain and scarring and reduced trauma to the body. The system is being used for NHS patients on a case by case basis, and for private patients through our private patient unit.

Each we year we have approximately:

• 32,707 planned day cases and inpatients
• 36,460 emergency inpatients
• 5,343 births
• 111,914 A&E attendances
• 86,412 new outpatient appointments
• 173,005 outpatient follow-up appointments
• 45,500 procedures performed
• More than 460,000 patient contacts

In 2011, we were awarded a CHKS Top 40 Hospitals award for the sixth year running, covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.

Contact details, map and directions

Wexham Park Hospital

Tel: 01753 633000   Fax: 01753 634825

Address: Wexham Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 4HL

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

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Quality of service at Wexham Park Hospital

This hospital is managed by Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

101% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

106% 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

0.49% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.23% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

65 from 814 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

24 from 1376 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Car Parking

Car parking is a massive problem at hospital and has been for years What is the trust doing to solve this problem Bus service to hosp...

29 July 2014

Conclusion of previous feedback

After leaving the previous negative review, there continued to be a long wait for appointments to see a doctor, however the staff came ou...

26 July 2014

Awful waiting times in A&E

We arrived at 5pm on Saturday afternoon to be seen at A&E for an arm injury. Other patients had been waiting for 7 hours. We're still...

26 July 2014

Fantastic staff

Just like to say I was brought to Wrexham by ambulance and both the ambulance crew and staff in accident and emergency and it's side depa...

25 July 2014

Fantastic maternity treatment

I have just returned home after giving birth via c-section at wexham following a traumatic delivery in my first child. I have to say tha...

25 July 2014

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Last updated on 21 October 2011.

Information supplied by Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust