St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

0151 426 1600 Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road , Prescot, Merseyside, L35 5DR

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 16 ratings for this trust


We provide a full range of acute in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, parts of Halton and Liverpool, extending to the whole of Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man with the Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit. 

As a Trust our aim is to provide a high quality service to all our patients.
We strive to meet the best standards for professional care whilst being sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual patients and staff. 

The Trust opened the new Whiston Hospital in March 2010, six months ahead of schedule and within budget. This follows the opening of the new St Helens Hospital in 2008 as part of a combined £338million investment to provide world class healthcare facilities to the local community.

Why choose us?

  • The only acute Trust in the country to have performed above the national average in every indicator for quality of services and care in the Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment (2010)
  • One of the lowest infection rates in the country for MRSA
  • Short waiting times
  • Full range of acute healthcare services
  • Dedicated workforce of more than 4,000 highly-skilled staff
  • Easy access, car parking and free courtesy bus
  • Specialist regional burns and plastic surgery unit serving population of around four million people

Latest reviews of this trust

Investigation for a Hernia which led to a Kidney being removed

Went to GP with soreness in belly button area, who sent me for an Ultra Sound. At consultation for results of Ultra Sound GP stated that ...

9 May 2017


My husband was admitted to ward 1B after having a brain scan. He was very confused and later that evening he packed his bag and walked th...

1 May 2017

Brilliant staff

I cane straight up to 4b after my Gp sending me, the surgical team was there and I was admitted quick. They were brilliant in communicati...

22 February 2017

Outstanding care in the Emergency Dept.

We took our 2 year old daughter to Whiston ED today with a painful arm, after falling. We were so impressed with the care we recieved and...

26 December 2016

Excellent service

Attended eye clinic this am ,in and out within 20 minutes fantastic, have attended this hospital on several occasions and always found st...

6 December 2016

Quality of service at St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 28 June 2016.

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