Glenfield Hospital

0300 303 1573 Groby Road , Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 9QP
http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 156 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Glenfield Hospital provides a range services for patients, including nationally recognised medical care for heart disease, lung cancer and breast care.

Like the other hospitals within Leicester Hospitals, Glenfield Hospital is a teaching hospital and has a purpose-built Clinical Education Centre. The hospital has a helipad to allow rapid access for helicopters carrying emergency patients.
The cardiothoracic unit has the only ECMO centre in the UK that offers treatment to adults as well as children. Glenfield is registered with ExtraCorporeal Life Support Organisation (ELSO) and is one of the world's most experienced hospitals in using ECMO. The specialist lung cancer centre has excellent lung cancer survival rates and an extremely active research programme. Around a quarter of patients are entered on clinical trials and surgery rates are among the highest in the UK.

The cardiology department is recognised as amongst the leading UK centres. It provides a 24 hour primary angioplasty service. It was the first unit in the UK to perform a percutaneous aortic valve replacement procedure. The electrophysiology unit has a well developed radiofrequency ablation service and is pioneering the use of robotic technology.

The Vascular service has moved to Glenfield Hospital from Leicester Royal Infirmary. Glenfield is home to a vascular in-patient ward, a treatment suite to carry out angiographies and a cutting edge hybrid operating theatre. This specialist theatre allows for high end X-ray images to be taken during surgery, improving results and reducing the need for more invasive “open” procedures. The team delivers a comprehensive integrated vascular, cardiology and cardiac surgery service for patients with cardiovascular disease.

The hospital is also home to a purpose-built Breast Care Centre where specialists help women through diagnosis, treatment and surgery and work alongside the plastic surgery team which has significant expertise in breast reconstruction.

Contact details, map and directions

Glenfield Hospital

Tel: 0300 303 1573

Address: Groby Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 9QP

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

Email: communications@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Glenfield Hospital

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89.94% 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)

91.90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95.54% 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)

104.66% 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. 1015 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

74%staff recommend this hospital for care. 826 responses. 14348 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

62%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 826 responses. 14348 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 5978 responses.

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Latest reviews of this hospital

Ward 32 CCU amazing,

My husband was a patient on this ward, All staff extremely kind caring to myself and my family at a worrying time. Listened to concerns p...

16 October 2017

Orthopaedics

I came to see an orthopaedic surgeon in regards to my knees. Dispite me being told in 2012 I had severe osteoarthritis. This doctor made ...

14 October 2017

Three types of time, BST, GMT and Nhs time.

Making so many visits after my mother found a lump in her breast. First we were told the cance was in situ. Then the second biospy it was...

10 October 2017

Breast Cancer care

After finding a lump in my breast I was referred to Glenfield for my first ever mammogram, then went on to have ultrasound scan & cor...

8 October 2017

Saved my sons life

My son had open heart surgery at Glenfield in 2015 which saved his life. He has been a patient since he was born in 2013. The overall car...

8 October 2017

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Last updated on 16 October 2017.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust