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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 425 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)

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)

119% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

92% 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)

148% 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

0.12% - 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

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 802 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 710 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

84%staff recommend this hospital for care. 646 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 646 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

just how long should you wait ?

I am currently sat on surgical assessment unit with my son who is in alot of pain. He has had surgery on Sunday and his GP thinks he may ...

30 July 2015

Minor operation

Went in for a minor operation at the ENT department at Royal Preston. All went well, couldn't fault the service and care of the consultan...

29 July 2015

Initial contact with nephrology

Seemed to take a long time to get the appointment organised via chose and book. Other staff involved in my care suggested that it would b...

24 July 2015

i had a left hemi-thyroidectomy.

I had a left hemi-thyroidectomy. My partner discovered the lump on my neck, with that I booked in at the GP who referred me for an ult...

23 July 2015

excellent services from the Consultant's team ENT

since having surgery on the 2nd of June I have had a lot of problems with my wound. Every time I have phoned for advice I get a first cla...

23 July 2015

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Last updated on 30 June 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust