Royal Lancaster Infirmary

01524 65944 Ashton Road , Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 204 ratings for this hospital

Overview

RLI

“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

Royal Lancaster Infirmary is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatients, Oncology Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Care Unit, Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Maternity Unit and Neonatal Unit.

Other services provided include Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy, as well as allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy services.

The hospital also has a new Minor Injuries Unit within its Emergency Department to help improve both service and care for patients.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/royal-lancaster-infirmary/

 

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tel: 01524 65944   Fax: 01524 846346

Address: Ashton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP

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

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

93.33% 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)

117.13% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

93.70% 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)

112.34% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 629 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 571 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92staff recommend this hospital for care. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 3295 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

The care given to my 91 years old mum

My mum was admitted to the Acute frailty unit on Friday evening and was able to go home on Saturday evening. It is my mum who has asked m...

20 August 2017

shambolic, still waiting for my 3 year old op

shambolic. still waiting for my 3year olds op. 7 weeks after he was prepped for theatre in Barrow and they cancelled. i was assured they ...

17 August 2017

MRI scan

I was very nervous to have my MRI scan as I had a bad experience with the scan a couple of years ago. When I went into the MRI scanner su...

11 August 2017

Truly Excellent Care

I'm not the sort of person who writes reviews but I feel compelled to publicly praise the maternity services at Lancaster RLI. Having be...

10 August 2017

Thanks A&E, Max-fac and the Ambulance Service

Following a fall I was brought to A&E by ambulance. At every stage the staff were busy but worked efficiently and communicated well ...

2 August 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust