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 15 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

Ward 5C

After my dad was admitted to the hospital on Sunday 8th May he was put onto a ward and then moved onto 5C I have nothing but praise fo...

19 May 2016

care of my dad admitted on Sunday 8th May very poor

my dad has alizamas and dementia. he was taken by ambulace on sunday 8th may to Whiston hospital. we waited in the corridor from after ...

9 May 2016

Nightmare experience following emergency admission

An award winning hospital? I beg to differ. My husband was recently admitted via A&E. I cannot fault any of the staff in that department...

6 April 2016

What Should I expect?

I was not disappointed with the Hospital in terms of treatment, but rather with inadequate information on appointment letters...Having go...

10 March 2016

PALS Service.

I would just like to say how impressed I was with not only the service but the speed of their action to respond to my request. My first ...

16 January 2016

Quality of service at St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

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Last updated on 31 July 2015.

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