The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 193 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 and general surgery 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.

A new Royal Liverpool University Hospital is due to open in 2017. It will have all en-suite single bedrooms, a welcoming environment and will be easier to find your way around. 

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)

89% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

87% 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)

112% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1332 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 1184 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

80%staff recommend this hospital for care. 211 responses. 6642 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 211 responses. 6642 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 8993 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

Outstanding High Dependency 8HDU

I spent two nights as a patient on 8HDU following an operation on my ear. Due to a number of complex health conditions I required close m...

21 May 2017

Linda McCartney clinic

I was referred by my GP for an ultrasound for a lump in my breast, always a scary concept! I was called in right on time and greeted by a...

20 May 2017

Emergency patient

Attended hospital as an emergency. T1 diabetic with unexplained blurred vision after no previous complications and recent eye screening. ...

19 May 2017

very insulting behaviour of a Consultant in Spinal clinic O.P.D .

My wife had appointment at 10 am on 17.05.2017 at spinal clinic she waited for 1 hour . When I tried to complain the Consultant . They b...

17 May 2017

Chirodial melanoma. (Eye)

Referred in march for chorodial melanoma. Went Monday 24th April for initial tests. I new it was serious and was so scared of what I migh...

16 May 2017

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Last updated on 18 July 2016.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust