Epsom Hospital

Telephone: 01372 735 735
Address: Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7EG
Website: http://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 105 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Epsom Hospital

Epsom Hospital provides a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and day services.

It operates a busy, 24-hour accident and emergency service that sees 44,000 people every year. It also undertakes the vast majority of elective (pre-booked) inpatient surgery at the Trust.

The hospital hosts an extensive range of diagnostic and supporting services at Epsom, including pathology, radiology (including CT, MRI and ultrasound) and vascular diagnostic services, as well as a busy modern purpose-built day care and day surgery unit.

There's also a maternity unit, dedicated children's ward and our ear, nose and throat department.

Over recent months, we have spent millions of pounds improving the services we provide at Epsom, including investments in our stroke unit, day surgery unit and pharmacy, amongst many others.

The world renowned Elective Orthopaedic Centre (the EOC) also sits on the hospital site, and is operated by the Trust in partnership with neighbouring trusts. The centre provides orthopaedic services, including hip and knee replacements, to patients of St George's, Croydon Health Services and Kingston hospitals as well as patients from Epsom and St Helier.

The hospital is also home to the Macmillan Butterfly Centre, where cancer patients and their loved ones can access free complementary therapies, counselling and advice.

Finally, the site also includes an acute psychiatric facility operated by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Contact details, map and directions

Epsom Hospital

Tel: 01372 735 735   Fax: 01372 735 159

Address: Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7EG

Website: http://www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk

Email: pals@epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

The hospital offers a wide range of services across a wide range of different departments.

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Epsom Hospital

This hospital is managed by Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

95% 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)

86% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

2.2% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.61% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 585 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 523 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

67%staff recommend this hospital for care. 42 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 42 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

Admission via ambulance

My Husband had to be taken to Epsom emergency by ambulance and have nothing but the utmost praise for the Ambulance crew in the ...

20 July 2015

Nothing went well for Father once he reached Alexandra Ward

Father entered Epsom hospital through A&E from his nursing home as they were concerned that he might have a UTI and Chest Infection, dign...

15 July 2015

Tooth extraction

I would just like to say how great the whole team in the denistry department were yesterday .So professional and caring . I had been so w...

1 July 2015

Kidney Stone treatment

The friendly/professional atmosphere at Epsom is great. My personal thanks go to the Urology team, the Lithotripsy team and the Chemical ...

29 June 2015

Wonderful experience

I was admitted to the Simon Stewart ward with Hyperemesis after visiting A&E. Every doctor, nurse and midwife I dealt with was univer...

25 June 2015

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Last updated on 19 May 2011.

Information supplied by Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust