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Halton General Hospital

Telephone: 01928 714567
Address: Hospital Way, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2DA
Website: http://www.whh.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 75 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Halton General Hospital

Halton General Hospital is located in Runcorn and is a surgical centre of excellence with a full range of outpatient and step down care facilities. The hospital specialises in routine, non-complex surgery and patients from across the Warrington, Halton and surrounding areas access surgical services at the hospital.

Halton provides a comfortable environment for expert surgical care and If your surgery is non-complex and does not require a long hospital stay it is likely to be carried out here. It is also home to our Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre - our home for orthopaedic surgery.

There are low operation cancellation rates as routine surgery is not as threatened by emergency work - which can take priority in larger hospitals. Because it specialises in surgical care there have been no cases of MRSA at the hospital over the last three years.

The Care Qualiy Commission praised the hospital's care for older patients following an unnanounced inspection in 2011. Standards of nutrition, dignity and respect were found to be excellent in all areas.

The hospital is also home to an urgent care centre (formerly the minor injuries unit) which provides a range of minor emergency care services for local people from 7am to 10pm every day.

A step down ward at the hospital is in place for local patients who have had surgery or emergency medical care at Halton's sister hospital Warrington Hospital, but who require some further support before going home.

A large range of diagnostic and outpatient services are available at the hospital along with renal dialysis and chemotherapy units.

The hospital is easily accessible, located to the south of Runcorn just a short distance from the M56 motorway and local public transport networks.

Contact details, map and directions

Halton General Hospital

Tel: 01928 714567

Address: Hospital Way, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2DA

Website: http://www.whh.nhs.uk

Email: enquiries@whh.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Halton General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

95% 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)

97% 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)

3.37% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 443 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 420 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

66%staff recommend this hospital for care. 263 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 263 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 102 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

B4 you are amazing!!

I've been a patient on Ward B4 three times since 10 June 2015. Each time the care I received was outstanding. Such a dedicated and frie...

29 July 2015

Simple procedure that changed my life

I can't find fault. Everyone involved yesterday was brilliant with me. I was the scared woman having a simply procedure which original...

28 July 2015

Burn injury

Didnt realise it was now an Urgent Care Unit, open longer hours with a great team of staff. From the receptionist who couldn't have been...

22 July 2015

Recent op at halton ward B4

I was in halton general ward B4 yesterday for a routine day case operation. Just wanted to say how kind, caring and thoughtful all the st...

19 July 2015

Leg infection

I attended Halton Urgent Care facility this morning 18/07/15 with a left leg that had become infected as a result of falling from a step ...

18 July 2015

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Last updated on 08 June 2015.

Information supplied by Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust