The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Telephone: 0151 706 2000
Address: Prescot Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 8XP

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 249 ratings for this hospital


Royal Liverpool University Hospital

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital is the biggest and busiest hospital in Merseyside. It is part of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

It currently has over 40 wards, more than 750 beds (excluding day case and dialysis beds) and has the main accident and emergency department for the city of Liverpool, the largest of its kind in the country, capable of dealing with major trauma and life threatening illness.

The major acute services such as cardiology, respiratory care, general surgery and urology are based within the hospital, together with regional and national specialist services in nephrology, renal transplant, renal dialysis, tropical and infectious diseases, ophthalmology, haematology, bone marrow transplant and vascular surgery. It is a leading cancer centre, treating over 20 types of cancer, is the regional centre for 11 types of cancer and a national centre for eye cancer. We have one of the best stroke services in the country.

The hospital works closely with both Liverpool University and John Moores University to provide placements for student doctors, nurses, dentists and allied health professionals. Our aim is to provide quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and development in all disciplines and to continue to be recognised as a centre of excellence in biomedical, clinical and health service research.

Our research and development portfolio is one of the largest portfolios of clinical research in the North West with over 500 clinical research projects covering many disease areas including cancer, gastroenterology, oral health, stroke, ophthalmology, infection and pharmacology. We have the only NIHR biomedical research unit in the UK dedicated to the pancreas.

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The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Tel: 0151 706 2000   Fax: 0151 706 5806

Address: Prescot Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 8XP


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Quality of service at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

This hospital is managed by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 529 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 1001 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87%staff recommend this hospital for care. 126 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%70%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 126 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

Excellent Staff

My review is about the staff at the hospital. I attended with my partner who had an out patient appointment last Friday. We had driven ...

23 March 2015

Cancer Patients should be treated with care

On 10th March we attended a consultancy appointment for my father who has stage 4 stomach cancer. He stood for 25 minutes at the receptio...

20 March 2015

The care on 6x is an absolute disgrace

I can't believe the level of care on 6x the treatment of patients has been vile the staff have "forgot" to give patients their meds/nebul...

18 March 2015

Poor coordination and team working.

My elderly father aged 85 waited 7.5 hours in AMU before being admitted. His problem was evident on arrival but treatment was delayed bec...

15 March 2015

Kidney infection

Want to say my daughter was treated here post op from another hospital, we were out Sunday night in Liverpool at the echo arena. My daug...

12 March 2015

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

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