Royal Preston Hospital

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

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Neurosurgery

This Department is managed by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The Department is based at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust situated on the north side of Preston with easy access from the M6 and M55 motorways.  The Unit provides a service to Lancashire and Cumbria containing the health districts of Preston, Chorley and South Ribble, Blackpool, Blackburn, Burnley, Lancaster and Barrow
The Unit consists of 61 acute beds based primarily on three wards:
1 Ward 2A- 
2 Ward 2B - 
3 Ward 2C - 

Children are admitted to the Paediatric Unit (Wards 8 and 5), though the majority of Paediatric Neurosurgery is done at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. A paediatric clinic is held on-site. There are 3 dedicated operating theatres (Theatre 11 and 12) with modern equipment for neurosurgical use,  Zeiss microscopes, BrainLAB image-guidance systems, AV aids and ultrasonic aspirators. We perform nearly 2000 procedures per year of various complexity.

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Staff

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The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Neurosurgery March 2015

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)
Ward 2A

79%

of planned level

102%

of planned level

99%

of planned level

103%

of planned level

Ward 2B

91%

of planned level

142%

of planned level

77%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

Ward 2C

86%

of planned level

92%

of planned level

98%

of planned level

97%

of planned level

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Treatments and services offered at the Neurosurgery department

Latest reviews of this service

Faultless service

Admitted for a brain abscess aspiration. Work was done efficiently and staff very helpful. Ward staff especially very engaging and cheerf...

29 April 2015

excellent culture

I was seen initially by one surgeon and then, when I was offered a far earlier date than expected for my operation, was seen again anothe...

9 March 2015

felt rushed

I attended an appointment in Jan 2015. I've had a MRI scan which showed slipped disc and bulging discs also arthritis in most of my spine...

20 February 2015

Lack of communication between staff and staff and relatives

My mother was admitted from Royal Blackburn with a brain aneurysm. On Ward 2a the treatment and explanations of what had happened to her...

22 October 2014

Surgery and after care

The pre and post-operative care was absolutely outstanding! Even under intense pressure the staff showed great skill,expertise and contro...

10 October 2014

Neurosurgery services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for March '15 Other services in ward for March '15
Ward 2A/2B
95%
Ward 2C
98%

Last updated on 29 October 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust