Royal Blackburn Hospital

Telephone: 01254 263555
Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH
Website: http://www.elht.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 340 ratings for this hospital

Overview

 

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Royal Blackburn Hospital offers medical treatment to many of the residents of East Lancashire including enhanced recovery for bowel surgery and emergency care for children and adults. In addition to the modern facilities within the first stage of the hospital the new building includes state of the art new inpatient facilities, centralised outpatients department, new operating theatres and Accident and Emergency Department. The Royal Blackburn Cardiology department is one of the best in the country, with new 3 million pound facilities allowing a wider range of treatments. These treatments can be carried out on site, avoiding long journeys to Blackpool or Manchester which can increase anxiety and discomfort in heart patients. With the building of these new facilities and the work done by to heart surgeons, deaths rates have been dramatically reduced.

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Tel: 01254 263555   Fax: 01254 293512

Address: Haslingden Road, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH

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

Email: contact@elht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

88% 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)

103% 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)

98% 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)

104% 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

0.69% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.44% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1167 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 1179 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

71%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2951 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%66%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2951 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

visit to vascular clinic

my appointment was 11 10 got there at 11 12 was seen at 11 20 the staff were excelent everthing was explained to me again as i am very ne...

27 March 2015

Felt so insulted

I arrived at the A&E on 24/3/15 just after 7:30 in the evening with 2year old daughter whom ingested antisickness medication which was no...

25 March 2015

Season Ticket

For the past ten years I have been a regular visitor to this hospital to see my mother and father during treatment - thus the title of my...

24 March 2015

could not fault

I had the unfortunate experience of having 3 operations before i was 22..... all i can say is that this hospital, and all the 3 wards i w...

23 March 2015

my mum was ill in Blackburn hospital.

The care, communication between staff, cleanliness was appalling this hospital is way to big and very little care for the patient, very v...

23 March 2015

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Last updated on 20 January 2011.

Information supplied by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust