Halton General Hospital

01928 714567 Hospital Way , Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2DA
http://www.whh.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 82 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Halton General Hospital

Halton General Hospital is located in Runcorn and is a surgical centre of excellence with a full range of outpatient and step down care facilities. The hospital specialises in routine, non-complex surgery and patients from across the Warrington, Halton and surrounding areas access surgical services at the hospital.

Halton provides a comfortable environment for expert surgical care and If your surgery is non-complex and does not require a long hospital stay it is likely to be carried out here. It is also home to our Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre - our home for orthopaedic surgery.

There are low operation cancellation rates as routine surgery is not as threatened by emergency work - which can take priority in larger hospitals. Because it specialises in surgical care there have been no cases of MRSA at the hospital over the last three years.

The Care Qualiy Commission praised the hospital's care for older patients following an unnanounced inspection in 2011. Standards of nutrition, dignity and respect were found to be excellent in all areas.

The hospital is also home to an urgent care centre (formerly the minor injuries unit) which provides a range of minor emergency care services for local people from 7am to 10pm every day.

A step down ward at the hospital is in place for local patients who have had surgery or emergency medical care at Halton's sister hospital Warrington Hospital, but who require some further support before going home.

A large range of diagnostic and outpatient services are available at the hospital along with renal dialysis and chemotherapy units.

The hospital is easily accessible, located to the south of Runcorn just a short distance from the M56 motorway and local public transport networks.

Contact details, map and directions

Halton General Hospital

Tel: 01928 714567

Address: Hospital Way, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2DA

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

Email: enquiries@whh.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Halton General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

88% 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)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% 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)

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

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.4% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.37% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 317 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 277 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

66%staff recommend this hospital for care. 198 responses. 4015 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 198 responses. 4015 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 445 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Breast surgery ward B4

I was on ward B4 after have breast surgery i was extremely well looked after during the time i was there..the staff are all very friendly...

14 January 2017

5 Star Treatment For My Hernia Operation.

I visited Halton General Hospital for a linguinal hernia operation in November 2016. The overall experience made my fright of hospitals d...

10 January 2017

could not have received better treatment anywhere excellent

I had a hernia operation on the 16th of December2016 , I have to say that the whole procedure , from pre . op . through to the actual op...

20 December 2016

Day Case: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

I attended ward B4 on Wednesday 7 December for the above which they were unable to perform as keyhole so had to open me up which meant a ...

13 December 2016

B4 surgery ward - outstanding professionalism and care.

This ward is exceptionally well run. Outstanding patient care is integrated efficiently and seamlessly due to the dedication and professi...

11 December 2016

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Last updated on 08 June 2015.

Information supplied by Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust