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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 260 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)

97% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 543 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 1269 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

A nurse from the emergency department

My husband attended Emergency department over a week ago. I went with him to look after him. Once it came to take blood for a blood test...

27 July 2015

Ambulance,Paramedic,Staff of Royal Liverpool Hospital

Hello I would like to Give a Great Big Thank You To All the Ambulance,Paramedic, A&E Staff at The Royal Liverpool Hospital, Ward 2Y. ...

26 July 2015

Stroke Unit is incredible

The royal made my 16 days in hospital as good as possible!! I'm only 21 and can't thank the staff enough for all they did for me and how ...

25 July 2015

6 x Staff are the best.

6 x Staff were kind, profissional and caring.

17 July 2015

Appointment with Consultant

I am unable to review the a move as I have yet to visit the Hospital as you will see from the details below. Approximately 5/6 weeks a...

17 July 2015

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Last updated on 10 February 2014.

Information supplied by Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust