Royal Preston Hospital

Telephone: 01772 716565
Address: Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT
Website: http://www.lancsteachinghospitals.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 424 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Emergency Department, Royal Preston Hospital

Royal Preston Hospital provides a wide range of emergency, elective and specialist healthcare services to 370,000 local people and 1.5 million people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.  The region's Major Trauma Centre, and Rosemere Cancer Centre are both based at Royal Preston Hospital which also provides specialist renal, plastics and burns, and neurosciences services.  The Specialist Mobility and Rehabilitation Centre, also in Preston, provides care for people with disabilities including amputees.  Our maternity service includes a newly built neo-natal unit.

Our Centre for Health Research and Innovation undertakes a wide variety of clinical studies and trials to develop new drugs and treatments.

We provide award winning education programmes for medical, nursing and allied health professional students in our state of the art learning facilities which are amongst the most advanced in the country.

Our purpose is to always provide excellent care with compassion.  We believe every single patient deserves the very highest standards of care, and to be treated with kindness and respect. 

For more information about our hospital and services please visit our website:

www.lancsteachinghospitals.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Preston Hospital

Tel: 01772 716565   Fax: 01772 522162

Address: Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT

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

Email: enquiries@lthtr.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

For visiting times, latest news, patient information leaflets and how to make a compliment or complaint. Please visit our website at www.lancsteachinghospitals.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Preston Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

92% 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)

119% 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)

143% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.12% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.72% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 931 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 840 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

82%staff recommend this hospital for care. 664 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

69%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 664 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Extremely rude gynecologist

Recently I had an appointment with a gynecologist to discuss my suspected Endometriosis. After waiting an hour to get my appointment, I w...

19 May 2015

ward 4 burns and plastics

we attended for an appointment were seen initially promptly and decision was made for surgery under local. We're were informed where we w...

19 May 2015

6 monthly check up with the doctor.

I have been receiving regular check-ups for my M.S. with the doctor for many years. I have always been treated with great kindness and r...

16 May 2015

Very disappointed with post care treatment

A family member is currently being cared for on Ward 12 post amputation. After a recent visit I was utterly shocked by the treatment of ...

15 May 2015

Absolutely awful

I would not recommend this unit to my worst enemy. Firstly, Ill start with the cleanliness.. Or lack of it. On my first visit, the she...

15 May 2015

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Last updated on 30 June 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust