Hammersmith Hospital

Telephone: 020 3313 1000
Address: Du Cane Road, London, Greater London, W12 0HS
Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/hammersmith/index.htm

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 81 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Changes to A&E services at Hammersmith Hospital

Overview

Hammersmith Hospital

Hammersmith is famous for its research achievements and has a large community of Imperial College London postgraduate medical students and researchers. It is home to the West London Renal and Transplant Centre, two large cancer treatment centres and a specialist cardiac service with a 24/7 primary angioplasty centre.

The Clinical Imaging Centre, which opened in June 2007, is the largest in Europe. The Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre is based at the site and works in partnership with the hospital and Imperial College London.

Hammersmith centre for health, a primary care health centre that provides urgent care services to patients as well as GP services to local residents, is also based at Hammersmith Hospital.

Contact details, map and directions

Hammersmith Hospital

Tel: 020 3313 1000

Address: Du Cane Road, London, Greater London, W12 0HS

Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/hammersmith/index.htm

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Latest news

Changes to A&E services at Hammersmith Hospital

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Hammersmith Hospital’s accident and emergency department (A&E) is planned to close on 10 September.

In preparation for the closure the urgent care centre (UCC) located above Hammersmith Hospital has already increased its opening hours to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The urgent care centre (UCC) can treat a range of urgent, but not life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

If you believe you have a life threatening condition, call 999 straight away.

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Last updated on 28 July 2014.

Quality of service at Hammersmith Hospital

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

95% 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)

89% 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)

96% 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)

94% 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

0.17% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

2.50% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

74 from 385 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

68 from 318 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience

Latest reviews of this hospital

Bad experience!

Bad experience! I do not recommend the gastrointestinal department at Hammersmith Hospital. Furthermore, if anything comes up during c...

24 August 2014

A&E attendance on 20/7/14

I was taken by ambulance to A&E after a locum GP had examined me for an attack of vertigo & found a low pulse. (The ambulance crew did an...

2 August 2014

Heart surgery

I can never thank you enough for the excellent care you have given our Mum during her stay there recently. She was absolutely terrified...

1 August 2014

What a relief to find a good hospital

My partner has been appallingly treated by various hospitals and doctors in Hampshire. He was taken to Hammersmith for surgery because h...

13 July 2014

The worst health care I have experience in my life

I was mortified at the service from this hospital as a whole. My wife is 21 weeks pregnant and had two episodes of of vomiting a signific...

13 July 2014

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Last updated on 28 July 2014.

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