University Hospital Lewisham

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 125 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)

96% 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)

102% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 737 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1032 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 536 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

62%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 536 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 47 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

When things go wrong, they have people who really do fix it

I had awful probs getting something sorted. Got totally bounced from pillar to post with each person saying something different. Bless th...

19 June 2015

Awful endoscopy

Terrible experience having a upper GI endoscopy. Dirty hospital, rude staff, wouldn't sedate me. I panicked at very start of prodedure an...

17 June 2015

Knee issue

I went in to get my knee checked after I suspected I'd injured it exercising. This has happened before so I know how it feels when it's ...

15 June 2015

Thier roud and careless

I had some emergency test for cervical cancer but it is one month after all that tests I have not got my result yet. Evrey time when I p...

11 June 2015

Avoid going to Lewisham Hospital

I had the most appalling experience at Lewisham hospital, the evening after abdominal surgery at the Princess Royal, I had to attend A&am...

4 June 2015

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust