University Hospital Lewisham

020 8333 3000 Lewisham High Street , London, SE13 6LH
http://www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 182 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Birth Centre at University Hospital Lewisham

Situated at the heart of the borough, University Hospital Lewisham is a teaching hospital that obtained University status in 1997 due to the role it plays in undergraduate education and research.

As well as providing the majority of services of a traditional general hospital, it provides specialist services in a number of important areas, including:

  • Children's Day Care Surgery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Cystic Fibrosis Treatement
  • Ear, Nose & Throat Services
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Midwife-led Birth Centre

It is also one of the few hospitals in London to have a separate children’s A&E Department; a service that is rated as ‘Excellent’ by the Healthcare Commission.

The Hospital has over 2,500 members of staff, and serves a diverse population of around 265,000. It has been named as one of the CHKS top 40 hospitals for the third year running, and is a 'showcase' hospital with one of the lowest rates of infection in the UK.

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Contact details, map and directions

University Hospital Lewisham

Tel: 020 8333 3000   Fax: 020 8333 3333

Address: Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH

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

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Quality of service at University Hospital Lewisham

This hospital is managed by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% 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)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

108% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 709 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 453 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77%staff recommend this hospital for care. 685 responses. 5839 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 685 responses. 5839 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 538 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 2110 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank god for the NHS!!

My partner could not have asked for a better experience at Lewisham hospital. The staff were friendly and incredibly helpful. The junior ...

21 May 2017

Cardiology

I have just got home after being admitted to CCU with A F. This is the second time in a year Lewisham hospital has fixed me. I can't than...

18 May 2017

Day patient in urology dept

Amazing service, wonderful caring staff from reception to consultans. Thankyou

13 May 2017

Deeply disappointed

My father has been admitted to Lewisham University Hospital having previously been in another London hospital. On being admitted, he w...

10 May 2017

ENT ward-fantastic

This was my first visit to Lewisham Hospital and throughout my visit all members of staff were fantastic, from initial appointment on 19/...

8 May 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust