St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 6 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

inpatient E3 for surgery

i have just beent discharged from the above ward after surgery the care professional service and kindness was second to none i was looked...

30 May 2015

Hip op 3 B

Had hip op on 9th May ,The consultants,nurses,physios and health care assistants were all professional and caring I couldn’t of been look...

18 May 2015

Visit to millennium centre for X-ray

Having received instruction from my GP to attend for x-ray I attended on Saturday 14th February at 12 noon On arrival I was initially s...

14 February 2015

Unnecessarily complex patient pathway

I have tried searching for a way to contact Whiston Hospital and leave feedback and despite many other Trusts having facebook and Twitter...

8 September 2014

Follow up on 3E night shift comment

I would have to agree with the previous comment that the night shift on 3E fall well short of the day shift staff on the same ward. I sta...

30 August 2014

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 31 July 2015.

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