Glenfield Hospital

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 149 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)

91% 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)

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

98% 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1097 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76%staff recommend this hospital for care. 525 responses. 13965 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 525 responses. 13965 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2055 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

Excellent surgeon

I was admitted to glenfield to have a triple heart bypass ,thank you to all the staff on ward 28,31,my surgeon was excellent very kind...

19 January 2017

3 Years of excellent treatment

I was diagnosed with C.O.P.D. ( Emphysema ) and have had to have several stays in Glenfield Ward 15 and many outpatients and breathing t...

17 January 2017

Cardiothoracic surgery delays.

Following a Angiogram, I was told that I needed a Heart bypass urgently, it had therefore been fast tract and would be done on the 23rd D...

12 January 2017

Breathing exercises to clear my chest

The consultant referred me to physiotherapy to learn breathing exercises to help clear my chest. The advice and instruction I received we...

6 January 2017

Outpatients Cardiology - Clinic C

I attended the Cardiology Department Clinic C on the 04th January 2017. I found my whole experience there absolutely Excellent for which...

5 January 2017

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust