St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 10 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

excellent caring staff

Visited a&e end sept 2015 in pain and discomfort. Only waited and hour and was seen to by a doctor had bloods taken and felt like I...

15 October 2015

No pillows in a @e!

my auntie was admitted to hospital on sunday 23 august ,she had swollen legs which were very uncomfortable ,i asked for a pillow for unde...

26 August 2015


I had laser treatment for high pressure in both my eyes, can't fault nurses or Drs they have looked after me with great care and attentio...

14 August 2015

flexible sigmoidoscopy

Today I attended the Endoscopy Unit at Whiston Hospital for a Sigmoidoscopy. I cannot praise the Department enough, from the super effici...

8 August 2015


My daughter had an op last August (2014) and was in Ward 3A. The staff on this ward were very caring even though they were very busy, t...

3 August 2015

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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