Kingston Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 190 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

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

100% 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)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

123% 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. 1173 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 637 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

8989% staff recommend this hospital for care. 28 responses. 2844 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

6868% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 28 responses. 2844 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1025 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

possibly one of the worst hospitals in the country

Having been under this hospital for over a year, my condition still remains undiagnosed despite glaringly obvious systems, the lack of co...

26 September 2016

Astor Ward staff and the Gastric Doctors and Surgeons

The care my husband received was excellent, and everyone in the ward (in no particular order) from the cleaners cleaning the ward, to the...

23 September 2016

Horrible experience. Stay away!

If anyone is thinking of coming to this hospital- don't. I had an awful induction experience here and was left to suffer on an ante natal...

20 September 2016

Wonderfully respectful treatment

The doctors and midwives at Kingston Hospital maternity unit helped my wife and I through a very difficult few days in our lives. Unfort...

11 September 2016

Haematology clinic - worst care I have experienced

I was very disappointed by my visit to the haematology clinic. I waited (with my infant) for nearly an hour. I was told the doctor was ...

8 September 2016

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Last updated on 06 October 2014.

Information supplied by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust