University Hospital Lewisham

020 8333 3000 Lewisham High Street , London, SE13 6LH
http://www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 179 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Birth Centre at University Hospital Lewisham

Situated at the heart of the borough, University Hospital Lewisham is a teaching hospital that obtained University status in 1997 due to the role it plays in undergraduate education and research.

As well as providing the majority of services of a traditional general hospital, it provides specialist services in a number of important areas, including:

  • Children's Day Care Surgery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Cystic Fibrosis Treatement
  • Ear, Nose & Throat Services
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Midwife-led Birth Centre

It is also one of the few hospitals in London to have a separate children’s A&E Department; a service that is rated as ‘Excellent’ by the Healthcare Commission.

The Hospital has over 2,500 members of staff, and serves a diverse population of around 265,000. It has been named as one of the CHKS top 40 hospitals for the third year running, and is a 'showcase' hospital with one of the lowest rates of infection in the UK.

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Contact details, map and directions

University Hospital Lewisham

Tel: 020 8333 3000   Fax: 020 8333 3333

Address: Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH

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

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Quality of service at University Hospital Lewisham

This hospital is managed by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

93% 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)

97% 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)

108% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 697 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 326 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 823 responses. 5931 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 823 responses. 5931 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 786 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 2017 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

A&E Visit

I wanted to thank all the staff of A and E in Lewisham who were fabulous when I arrived at A and E with severe chest pains. They were ki...

28 April 2017

staff who were kind and very thorough

Emergency visit following mini stroke. Professional and caring staff who were kind and very thorough in examination and investigation des...

28 April 2017

A&E and other services good but Orthopaedics are are joke.

Can't complain about A&E as well as physiotherapy - both were very efficient and the treatment revived was satisfactory but definitely ca...

26 April 2017

Excellent care from the children's A&E today

An excellent standard of care was given to our 3.5 yr old today. We were assessed straight away and had only a short wait. All the staff,...

15 April 2017

A complete nightmare hospital

In 2015 I had an operation which went drastically wrong and I nearly lost my life I have since been in for another operation to put the m...

13 April 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust