Harefield Hospital

Telephone: 01895 823 737
Address: Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH
Website: http://www.rbht.nhs.uk/

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 17 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Harefield Hospital

Harefield Hospital is one of the largest and most experienced centres in the world for heart and lung transplants. In 1983, a team of doctors led by the eminent Prof Sir Magdi Yacoub performed Britain’s first heart-lung transplant. More recently, we have improved work in the development of ‘artificial hearts’ (also known as left ventricular assist devices or LVADs). 

At our dedicated Heart Attack Centre we deal with heart attack emergencies from outer north-west London. Our arrival-to-treatment time of 23 minutes is the fastest in the country and amongst the fastest in Europe.

The hospital is a major centre for the treatment of lung cancer, chest cancer and other chest surgery.

We have more than 900 staff, five operating theatres and four catheter laboratories. The hospital has 149 beds including 44 dedicated to cardiac and thoracic surgery, 30 in the transplant unit, 42 for cardiology and 18 for adult intensive care.

Contact details, map and directions

Harefield Hospital

Tel: 01895 823 737   Fax: 01895 822 870

Address: Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH

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

Email: webadmin@rbht.nhs.uk

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Latest reviews of this hospital

cardiac arrest

My son was bought into Harefield on New Years Day, and went straight to ICU. From the moment I arrived i was comforted and looked after b...

9 April 2014

Anzac ward nurses and Doctor

The nurses in the Anzac ward and my doctor were marvellous and made me feel completely safe and at ease. I felt so well looked after and...

26 March 2014

fantastic hosp0ital

was treated by a super team of doctors and nursing staff, during the two weeks stay at Harefield, you could not ask for a better service,...

20 March 2014

Cardiac arrest emergency

My father had a cardiac arrest whilst at home and under the guidance of the paramedic we were taken to harefield. Although over an hour a...

15 March 2014

Heart Attack

I arrived at Harefield hospital within an hour of calling the emergency service. I feel very lucky to have been taken there, I was being...

28 February 2014

Quality of service at Harefield Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

86 from 142 responses
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Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.19

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.02 cases per bed in the last three months)

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Last updated on 07 January 2011.

Information supplied by Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust