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 244 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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 390 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 902 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 126 responses. 5989 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 126 responses. 5989 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank you

I made a complaint on this site ref parking for my father who has cancer and I have to admit i recieved a response within 3 days from the...

27 February 2015

pray you don't get taken into this A&E.

It was my first time in A&E where I was taken by the ambulance with strong stummoch pains. As the ambulance couldn't get morphing in my w...

26 February 2015

Brilliant

I'd like to thank all of the staff on the 8b HDU after how they cared for my auntie Maria who sadly passed today , they are a brilliant t...

25 February 2015

Car Park Facilities

My father is 77 and has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Hes still quite active and would rather drive to his appointments. But not o...

23 February 2015

retinal detachment

I meant to do this at the time but better late than never! On 23 July 2014 I realised I had lost most of the vision in my left eye. I wen...

21 February 2015

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

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