Glenfield Hospital

0300 303 1573 Groby Road , Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 9QP
http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 134 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Glenfield Hospital provides a range services for patients, including nationally recognised medical care for heart disease, lung cancer and breast care.

Like the other hospitals within Leicester Hospitals, Glenfield Hospital is a teaching hospital and has a purpose-built Clinical Education Centre. The hospital has a helipad to allow rapid access for helicopters carrying emergency patients.
The cardiothoracic unit has the only ECMO centre in the UK that offers treatment to adults as well as children. Glenfield is registered with ExtraCorporeal Life Support Organisation (ELSO) and is one of the world's most experienced hospitals in using ECMO. The specialist lung cancer centre has excellent lung cancer survival rates and an extremely active research programme. Around a quarter of patients are entered on clinical trials and surgery rates are among the highest in the UK.

The cardiology department is recognised as amongst the leading UK centres. It provides a 24 hour primary angioplasty service. It was the first unit in the UK to perform a percutaneous aortic valve replacement procedure. The electrophysiology unit has a well developed radiofrequency ablation service and is pioneering the use of robotic technology.

The hospital is also home to a purpose-built Breast Care Centre where specialists help women through diagnosis, treatment and surgery and work alongside the plastic surgery team which has significant expertise in breast reconstruction.

Contact details, map and directions

Glenfield Hospital

Tel: 0300 303 1573

Address: Groby Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 9QP

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

Email: communications@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Glenfield Hospital

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% 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

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

87% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

94% 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)

93% 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

0.4% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.56% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1198 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1647 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1647 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1679 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 Blood Room

Having blood taken can be a very traumatic experience for some. To sit in the room and hear someone say to patient they've missed the ve...

20 May 2016

Operation

O was admitted to ward 34 then I had my op after wards in 31 the only thing is that the waiting and lack of commotion from staff is poor ...

20 May 2016

Lovely staff in CCU

I had a suspected heart attack in mid May and was taken to Glenfield Hospital by ambulance accompanied by two lovely paramedics. We arriv...

19 May 2016

Thankyou ward 16

Went to ward 16 to be checked over and was admitted 2 hours later.All the staff are amazing and helped me so much.was far from home and f...

15 May 2016

Receiving treatment for asthma/pneumonia

I was admitted to Ward 20 in April 2016. I had constant care by both doctors and nurses. A couple of days later it was my 80th. birthday ...

5 May 2016

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust