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Kingston Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 188 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)

99% 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)

111% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1079 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 404 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1019 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Amazed with the service

I went to Kingston Hospital for a double sided hernia repair in October 2016. I couldn't get over how organised and kind everything was....

28 November 2016

Visit to A and E

Found myself in A and E on Saturday with chest pain.outstanding service from receptionist,OBS nurse, ECG nurse, blood test nurse, on duty...

21 November 2016

Kind and thorough care

It was Saturday evening and I knew I was in for a wait. I was a little panicked because the 111 service had told me to get to the A&E ASA...

20 November 2016

Excellent care - a valued Hospital

I spent 3 nights at Kingston Hospital following an emergency admission for cellulitis and fever. Despite being very busy all of the staff...

16 November 2016

Excellent care

I recently had a bunion operation and cannot fault the care I received, especially notable was the consultant surgeon, whose professional...

16 November 2016

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Last updated on 06 October 2014.

Information supplied by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust