Kingston Hospital

Telephone: 020 8546 7711
Address: Galsworthy Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7QB
Website: http://www.kingstonhospital.nhs.uk/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 136 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Hospital Front Entrance

Kingston Hospital is a district general hospital based approximately 12 miles from central London.  The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area including Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge.  The Dr Foster 2009 Hospital Guide rated Kingston Hospital as the leading district general hospital in London and 15th in the country.

We have approximately 520 beds and directly employ some 2,750 staff with another 300 staff employed by contractors but working on behalf of the Trust.  We are located on one site in Kingston upon Thames. 

We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care across our services including emergency, day surgery and maternity services.  Staff are committed to providing quality healthcare, working hard to ensure that we build up a wide range of clinical services.

In a National survey, we were rated as the Best Maternity Service in London by, the National Health Watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.*

Contact details, map and directions

Kingston Hospital

Tel: 020 8546 7711   Fax: 020 8547 2182

Address: Galsworthy Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7QB

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

Email: enquiries@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

General visiting times for wards and departments are (except for Paediatrics Open Visiting for Parents, Intensive Care Unit 2pm to 8pm and Maternity 3pm-8pm):

9.00am to 12.00pm

2.00pm to 8.00pm

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Kingston Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

92% 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)

116% 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)

116% 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

0.5% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 329 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 242 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

67%staff recommend this hospital for care. 127 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

53%53%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 127 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Maternity experience

Hello, My wife just had a baby in the maternity wing and our overall experience was very positive. They have a great staff. Kudos to ...

23 March 2015

I was Seen at appointment time by Polite consultant.

I have previously complaint about Kingston hospital services, as I felt service was poor However, when I visited Rheumatology outpatient...

17 March 2015

Gallbladder

I was admitted urgent with gallstones, but was infected, so stayed for,7 days with antibiotics. Was told that gallbladder would be remov...

6 March 2015

poor patient care @ a&e

Atrocious "customer service". Reception was good, efficient and kind, but then it was downhill from then on. Left in major injuries unit...

6 March 2015

Caring and professional midwife team at Sheen Lane

I just wanted to say thank you to the midwife I have been seeing at Sheen Surgery during my second pregnancy. I know she is part of the K...

26 February 2015

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Last updated on 06 October 2014.

Information supplied by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust