Royal Preston Hospital

01772 716565 Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood , Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT
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 JUNE 2016

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

81%

of planned level

86%

of planned level

95%

of planned level

117%

of planned level

Ward 2b

84%

of planned level

126%

of planned level

82%

of planned level

117%

of planned level

Ward 2c

92%

of planned level

97%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

113%

of planned level

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Treatments and services offered at the Neurosurgery department

Key facts about the Neurosurgery department at Royal Preston Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 24weeks for 9 out of 10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

86%Patients recommend this service. 65 responses

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Latest reviews of this service

Spinal surgery 2 discs and a cage

Just got out yesterday after surgery on my neck c5 c6 c7 was really scared but so glad I've had it done the surgeon great all the nurses ...

28 July 2016

Removal of brain tumour

I would like to thank the surgeon and all their team in the neurosurgery department for the removal of my brain tumour and getting me thr...

24 July 2016

Crap after service nearly 2 hours away on public transport

Had an Mri here in Feb 2016 waited a month and never heard - rang to be told im on a waiting list and doc will write about results. Never...

9 June 2016

Pain Team Referral - In Patient

Currently on Ward 4 as no bed available on the 2's (neurosurgery). I have been an in patient since 16th April (3 weeks) awaiting neurosur...

7 May 2016

Thank you

I would like to express my wholehearted, sincere thanks to the entire team on Ward 2a who looked after me recently, during a serious oper...

25 April 2016

Neurosurgery services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for June '16 Other services in ward for June '16
Ward 2A
89%
Ward 2B
71%
Ward 2C
94%

Last updated on 29 October 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust