Royal Lancaster Infirmary

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 147 ratings for this hospital

Overview

“We will be the best – giving excellent compassionate care to the people of Morecambe Bay.”

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.

Each of its hospitals is staffed by highly committed teams of doctors, nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and support workers, delivering a range of general hospital services and striving to give excellent, compassionate care to the people of Morecambe Bay.

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 Special Care Baby 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/

You can join our Trust as a public member, more information is available at: http://www.mbht.nhs.uk/trust/.

 

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

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

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

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

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

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

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

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

94%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 249 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

41

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Keeping Patients Informed

I had a scan over a week ago. I've never had a scan before, nor any serious illness so the process is a little daunting. I'm also kee...

19 September 2014

Trip to orthopaedics outpatients

I attended the orthopaedics outpatients clinic today to have my staples removed from my knee, a follow up x-ray and general check up. Th...

19 September 2014

Extremely poor service surrounding miscarriage.

My partner and I visited Lancaster Infirmary following a problem pregnancy - a miscarriage followed later. The doctor who dealt with us w...

19 September 2014

Excellent care

I was admitted to this hospital whilst on holiday in the area and was most impressed with the standard of care. All the staff were profe...

19 September 2014

My treatment

I recently came in for a procedure which, although routine, ended up not going smoothly at all. The surgeon and the staff were wonderful....

15 September 2014

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Last updated on 14 August 2012.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust