Northwick Park Hospital

020 8864 3232 Watford Road , Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ
http://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 212 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Northwick Park Hospital

Northwick Park Hospital is part of London North West Healthcare NHS Trust and a major acute (general) hospital in the London Borough of Harrow.

The hospital provides a full range of services including paediatrics, maxillofacial, orthopaedics, neurology, cardiology, elderly care medicine and a regional rehabilitation unit for patients with additional on-going acute medical needs.

In 2014 four new state-of-the-art theatres were opened and a new £21m A&E department was opened closer to other emergency services, such as acute assessment, operating theatres and wards to ensure that everything is close by for patients who have a life-threatening emergency so they can see the right clinicians for the right treatment at the right time.

In 2014 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) highlighted the excellent service provided by our stroke and STARRS team at Northwick Park Hospital.  

Maternity services at Northwick Park have UNICEF Baby Friendly accreditation and seen recent investment in a new transitional care unit and a specialist antenatal facility.

The diabetes and endocrinology department provides a full range of diabetic and endocrine tests as part of both inpatient and outpatient services.

Opened in May 2006, Northwick Park boasts a regional centre for oral and maxillofacial surgery treating patients with head and facial trauma and cancers of the head and neck.

As one of eight hyper acute stroke units (HASUs) in London, Northwick Park provides people in Harrow and Brent with a specialist centre of excellence on their doorstep.

Along with the busy accident and emergency department, there is also an urgent care centre run by Greenbrook on site for patients with minor illnesses and injuries that are urgent but not life threatening open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Contact details, map and directions

Northwick Park Hospital

Tel: 020 8864 3232

Address: Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ

Website: http://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/

Email: lnwh-tr.trust@nhs.net

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Quality of service at Northwick Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

101% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1162 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2538 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6767% staff recommend this hospital for care. 1180 responses. 8544 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5454% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1180 responses. 8544 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 621 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1545 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Maternity

I had my first child at the Maternity unit at Northwick Park, three months ago. I stayed in hospital for 6 days and during the time I we...

25 August 2016

Very quick and great staff

I went to Northwick Park on Wednesday 17th Aug to see my rheumatologist, I was asked to go for a chest X-ray and blood test and I thought...

19 August 2016

Gynae department

Just came out of the "Endometriosis clinic" in a flood of tears. My pelvic pains are not endometriosis related, maybe PCOS or ...

17 August 2016

Appointment system & importance of time

The Medical Physics department in Dexa Scan was only 2 staff who seemed to work well. I was happy with everything apart from the appointm...

16 August 2016

Thank you to the lovely nurses on Evelyn Ward

My Grandad passed away last week from cirrossis of the liver it was very upsetting to see him suffer in that way. The doctors & nurse...

11 August 2016

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Last updated on 16 January 2015.

Information supplied by London North West Healthcare NHS Trust