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 223 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)

92% 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)

96% 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)

107% 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. 1475 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 1218 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

8080% staff recommend this hospital for care. 211 responses. 6642 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

7272% 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. 8860 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

Flexible Nice People, Helpful Support Staff

Turned up for my CT scan one week early. They fitted me in. Called about results 10 days later. The person on the phone bent over backwar...

25 August 2016

Ward 1 Broadgreen

My Father in Law had elective Siurgery for a knee replacement, from arriving on the ward (SEAL) every member of staff who he met greeted...

20 August 2016

Minor injuries dept

Visited today, straight off the plane, with potentially fractured ankle. Nurse Practitioner in minor injuries department, and their team,...

16 August 2016

Superb care

During her recent extended admissions to wards 3a, 3b and CCU, my mum has received care that was second to none. All staff were compassio...

15 August 2016

Waiting time seems long to me

Very pleased with way I was treated didn't wait long at all for 1st line. Treatment was decided an tests done to if the operation was po...

11 August 2016

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Last updated on 18 July 2016.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust