Halton General Hospital

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

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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 new home for orthopaedic surgery from autumn 2012.

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 a minor injuries unit which provides a range of minor emergency care services for local people from 9am to 10pm every evening (please note that we cannot provide x-rays after 8pm though).

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.

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Halton General Hospital

Tel: 01928 714567

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

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

Email: enquiries@whh.nhs.uk

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Latest reviews of this hospital

Day case ward

I was recently admitted to the day case ward at Halton. I was very impressed with the efficient service and the lovely staff. Everyone on...

17 April 2014

Dealing with a Kidney Stone...

While having a kidney stone removed by ureterscopy isn't on my top 10 life pleasures, I have to say that I was extremely happy with my ti...

16 April 2014

Day Case Treatment Unit

Congratulations to all the staff who treated my 89 year old Mum today. She left following minor surgery heaping praise on all the staff -...

25 March 2014

back trouble

Wonder full staff,and great doctor ,I cannot thank them enough they are really great .

19 March 2014

to the chief exec. You should read this.

To the chief executive of Halton General Hospital I have to admit that I am the sort of person who is not unhappy to express my dissat...

19 March 2014

Quality of service at Halton General Hospital

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

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

91 from 307 responses
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Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.03

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.02 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 09 August 2012.

Information supplied by Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust