Glenfield Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 124 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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Quality of service at Glenfield Hospital

% 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
Ward level breakdown

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

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 498 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Fabulous cardiac services at Glenfield.

I was admitted for cardiac ablation on 12-9-14. I was anxious about the procedure but was instantly put at ease by each new person I met ...

18 September 2014

Gallstones - Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

I was admitted as a day patient to Ward 23A for removal of my gallbladder and associated stones. I was rather anxious about the procedu...

17 September 2014

1 Week stay following a heart attack

I was taken by an ambulance to the Glenfield Hospital at approximately 11:30pm. I was seen by a clinical nurse, and I had some blood take...

30 August 2014

Very high standard of care and attention

I recently attended an out patient appointment at the lipid clinic. I was extremely impressed with all the staff who were efficient, car...

16 August 2014

Booking in service needs to be better

Early this year I went to rapid chest pain clinic due to pain in my back and chest and getting out of breath also feeling exausted,the ou...

14 August 2014

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust