Glenfield Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 148 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

% 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. 1006 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 5551 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

heart operation

The care I received while being in Glenfield was nothing but the best, I was treated with the upmost care and I would like to thank every...

17 April 2017

Excellent

Staff in intensive care are all brilliant. My dad was in there for 13 days and never had one problem. Thank you to all the staff on int...

13 April 2017

Best hospital experience so far..

The staff were very friendly and helpful. They showed their concern and very respectful. Even though I had to make numerous phone calls t...

12 April 2017

Excellent

Thank you to the consultant for their great work treating a cronic lung condition (COPD) Also for their persistence with cronic constipa...

5 April 2017

Thank you to the Breast Care Nurse

I had to attend the Glenfield Hopsital on Monday 27th March 2107 for a MRI Breast Biopsy. A nurse came over from the Breast Care Centre t...

30 March 2017

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Last updated on 01 February 2011.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust