Glenfield Hospital

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 133 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)

88% 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)

83% 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% 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)

83% 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. 1130 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1720 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

Patient care during surgery

I was diagnosed with Wolff Parkinson white syndrome and was admitted to undergo ablation. I attended the pre assessment clinic and was ve...

28 April 2016

Referral by my GP to Allergy clinic wheat allergy

I was seen today by the allergy clinic after my GP diagnosed me with a wheat allergy and lactose intolerance. The staff were lovely and v...

27 April 2016

Breathlessness

Woke in the middle of the night struggling to breathe. Rang 111 who sent a Paramedic who put me on oxygen and decided to call an Ambulanc...

18 April 2016

Poor care on ward 31 and 34

My father was for elective aortic valve replacement surgery to which he had in January. When arriving to AICU to see my father, alongside...

12 April 2016

CDU Investigation

Firstly a big thank you to all who looked after me from the paramedics nurses and consultants doctors when I was taken three with chest p...

3 April 2016

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust