Royal Lancaster Infirmary

01524 65944 Ashton Road , Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 206 ratings for this hospital

Overview

RLI

“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

Royal Lancaster Infirmary is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatients, Oncology Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Care Unit, Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Maternity Unit and Neonatal Unit.

Other services provided include Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy, as well as allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy services.

The hospital also has a new Minor Injuries Unit within its Emergency Department to help improve both service and care for patients.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/royal-lancaster-infirmary/

 

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tel: 01524 65944   Fax: 01524 846346

Address: Ashton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP

Website: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

97% 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)

119% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% 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)

118% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 822 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 567 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92staff recommend this hospital for care. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 3451 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

accident and emergency staff thanks

I was brought into A @ E as an emergency with codp on the evening of the 13th July. I honestly thought I was going to die. I just wa...

19 July 2017

Missed broken foot

I attended RLI with an injury to my foot from an accident at work after it was xrayed I was told it was just badly bruised,I returned 10...

18 July 2017

Exceptional care

The care given to our son in his recent 7 week stay on Ward 37 was exceptional. Without exception the staff were always helpful, caring a...

16 July 2017

Urology tests and consulation

I was impressed by the efficient srrangement of tests with full explanations and smooth operation. All very reassuring removing any a...

15 July 2017

Acute frailty assessment ward

My mother was in this ward for two weeks and I, having travelled from Greece, was permitted to stay with her almost all day. During that...

12 July 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust