Manchester Royal Infirmary

Telephone: 0161 276 1234
Address: Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL
Website: http://www.cmft.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 184 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Manchester Royal Infirmary main entrance

Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) was formed in 1752. It had 12 beds and began in a small house in the city centre.

We are now a large teaching hospital for Manchester University’s Medical School, and a specialist regional centre for kidney and pancreas transplants, haematology and sickle cell disease. Our Heart Centre is a major provider of cardiac services in the region, specialising in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology.

The Accident & Emergency Department sees around 145,000 patients each year.

We are proud at the MRI to boast many medical breakthroughs, the most recent being the first in the UK to carry out 1,000 cochlear implants.  The Manchester Diabetes Centre was established in April 1988 and was the first of its kind in the UK and we were also the first centre to host a dedicated Blackout Clinic.

This year the Manchester Heart Centre was pleased to announce that they undertook the first percutaneous (through the skin) valve procedure by cardiologists in the North West. It also boasts a new Rapid Access Blackouts Triage clinic, believed to be the first in the world.

The MRI, together with Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital are the only hospitals in the region which undertake kidney transplantation and in 2008 the MRI celebrated 4000 transplants over 40 years of service.

In May 2008, the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health moved to new premises on our site on Hathersage Road, providing easier access and better facilities.

In August 2008, a number of our services moved into a new wing of the Manchester Royal Infirmary including our renal Inpatient wards, Haematology Unit, Short Stay Ward and two of our Acute Medicine wards.

Contact details, map and directions

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Tel: 0161 276 1234   Fax: 0161 273 6211

Address: Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL

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

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Quality of service at Manchester Royal Infirmary

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

89% 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)

92% 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)

88% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

0% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

1.06% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

70 from 818 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

62

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Amazed!

I arrived in A&E with slight chest tightness and was seen within a matter of minutes and before I knew it, I was in resus with drips,...

13 September 2014

Visit to A and E

Thankyou so much to a particular member of staff - I arrived this morning at 7:15 ish with a foot injury - I was sent straight to Xray ...

12 September 2014

Gastrointestinal wards - wonderful staff

My husband has been an inpatient several times in MRI for different ailments. He is 88 and on the whole, he has been treated with dignit...

10 September 2014

Pacemaker extraction

I recently had to undergo a pacemaker extraction which was done at MRI. I can not praise highly enough the consultants and nurse who, tog...

9 September 2014

Excellent care

I was very impressed with the care I received at MRI, I was a long way from home but really quite enjoyed my stay there, the staff on war...

3 September 2014

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Last updated on 14 March 2011.

Information supplied by Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust