The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Telephone: 0151 706 2000
Address: Prescot Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 8XP
Website: http://www.rlbuht.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 251 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

Contact details, map and directions

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Tel: 0151 706 2000   Fax: 0151 706 5806

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

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

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Departments and services

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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

% 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)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

90% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1633 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 1313 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

82%staff recommend this hospital for care. 137 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

67%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 137 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 14021 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

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital A & E

I visited this department yesterday, August 24rd 2015 at about 5.15, advised to do so by the NHS telephone helpline because I had been st...

25 August 2015

Disgusted

After several phone calls between doctor and hospitals. I was sent from Aintree hospital to Liverpool to collect prescriptions for mouthw...

18 August 2015

NHS a disgrace

Went to the Royal Hospital about getting a painful lump removed in my chest. First of all i was referred to Ormskirk Hospital back in Ma...

18 August 2015

Unexpected stay

Just a quick word to congratulate the staff on how they go about their duties at this place.From the moment i arrived to the moment i lef...

12 August 2015

Excellent service

My son was referred to the eye hospital as an urgent case. We arrived at 640pm and had seen the doctor by 710pm. The doctor was lovely wi...

12 August 2015

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

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