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 156 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)

90% 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)

126% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

121% 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. 850 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 245 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

This is very unhelpful. No dept layout/plan of hospital

New patients would be helped considerably by a layout/plan/map of how to find a department in the hospital. For instance, this site does ...

4 July 2015

Dental

I went in yesterday to have a wisdom tooth removed, I was so nervous and scared but as soon as I met the dentist I was absolutely fine, m...

2 July 2015

Wonderful care for my granddaughter

I brought my daughter & granddaughter to A & E on Sunday 21st June . My granddaughter is 15 months old & had breathing problems. We waite...

23 June 2015

Great care at the Dept of Repository Medicine

Currently being treated by the Dept of Repository Medicine at Kingston Hospital. Great care by all the staff. Yeah sure appointments ...

21 June 2015

Emergency dentist visit

I phoned up the emergency number and the nurse called me back within 20 minuites. I was told to go to KIngston Hospital. As a very nervou...

16 June 2015

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Last updated on 06 October 2014.

Information supplied by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust