Glenfield Hospital

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 154 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

Requires Improvement
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% 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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 988 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 647 responses. 12219 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 647 responses. 12219 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 5658 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

Exceptional CCU Team of Ward 18

Mum spent 12 nights in Ward 18 the Cardiac Care Unit following a major heart attack. Unfortunately she had delayed ringing for an ambulan...

22 May 2017

Ward 24 Excellent care from start to finish. Thank you.

Wonderful caring staff. Service above and beyond expectation. Every detail of care fully addressed. Thank you

19 May 2017

Cardiac care And Respiratory investigation

I attended Glenfield Hospital for various tests to investigate a possible heart problem. I had a heart bypass at the end of July 2016. Du...

17 May 2017

Wonderful staff

I was brought in by ambulance with a suspected heart attack, and was seen by a team as soon as I arrived at the hospital. I had not had a...

16 May 2017

Great

Went for an MRI following a stay in the hospital with myocarditis. I was seen almost straight away and was out in just over an hour (the ...

16 May 2017

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust