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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 163 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)

93% 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)

125% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% 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)

122% 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

0.5% - 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 861 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 144 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

78%staff recommend this hospital for care. 289 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

61%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 289 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

One Stop Breast Clinic

Today I attended the breast clinic in the William Rous Centre my appt time was 08.50hrs and I left at 12.15hrs. During this time I saw ...

17 July 2015

treated for PE

I came in with DVT/PE and was treated with courtesy and dignity. Although the A&E team weren't up to their normal numbers, they were...

15 July 2015

Please do not have your baby here!

My waters broke 2 days before I realised and as a result I was asked to come in to be induced. Before this could happen, baby stopped mov...

15 July 2015

Had baby in October 2013

Best hospital to have baby . Lovely midwife and doctor. They give lot of support and energy to patients . With my first baby I had horri...

12 July 2015

My daughter was treated in A&E. Staff were really helpful.

Staff in the A&E dept were really helpful particularly one doctor who made the experience bearable. My daughter has a phobia about ta...

10 July 2015

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Last updated on 06 October 2014.

Information supplied by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust