The Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 256 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)

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)

88% 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% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 572 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 1370 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

79%staff recommend this hospital for care. 160 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

68%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 160 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

Center of excellence gastro

What a pleasure for the whole family in experience of the professor's clinic. Who we found to be open and helpful and was interested i...

3 July 2015

Excellent!

Fantastic service from all the team at the Endoscopy unit at Royal Liverpool, especially the nurses! You managed to make my elderly gran ...

3 July 2015

Emergency surgery

I took myself to the accident and emergency department of the royal last Friday the 26th July presenting symptoms of appendicitis I wa...

1 July 2015

A&E

A first rate caring service from the Doctors and Nurses when I was admitted to the A&E Department on Thursday 18th June.

19 June 2015

My wife had a funny turn and was brought to A&E by ambulance

My wife whilst receiving treatment at the Royal dental hospital when she had a funny turn , she was taken to A&E and we could not be more...

16 June 2015

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

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