Royal Preston Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 392 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

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

112% 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)

114% 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

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 919 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

74%Patients recommend this hospital. 460 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

80%staff recommend this hospital for care. 700 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 700 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 1566 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Birth Centre experience

I recently had my baby in the Birth Centre at RPH. What a fantastic experience. At every step, I was treated with care and respect and gi...

28 May 2016

ERCP Procedure

I was admitted into the Interventional Radiology Department as a day case for an ERCP yesterday. The first time I have ever visited Prest...

27 May 2016

Great Hospital/staff. Very rude person at reception.

Royal Preston is a brilliant hospital and usually has polite staff. On my last 2 visits I have had the misfortune of being dealt with by ...

22 May 2016

Fantastic hospital and staff

After my GP failed to care for me and not getting the answers I needed at my local hopsital (Blackpool) I decided to drive to Preston hos...

22 May 2016

Emergency Decisions Unit.

A newish unit renamed. But old beds chairs etc, new tech equipment that doesn't work!!! No windows in some parts with no air conditioning...

21 May 2016

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Last updated on 21 September 2015.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust