Bradford Royal Infirmary

01274 542200 Duckworth Lane , Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ
http://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 203 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) provides the majority of Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ inpatient services and is host to one of the UK’s busiest A&E departments, with more than 125,000 attendances per year.

In 2016, we will open a new £28 million hospital wing which will house our paediatric services, two adult medicine wards and a purpose-built intensive care unit. This will see a continuation of our work to improve patient experience after our new £2 million neonatal unit officially opened in January 2015. This new unit introduced more cots, including intensive care and high dependency cots, new family accommodation, a revamped counselling suite and a dedicated room for mothers to express milk for their pre-term babies. 

Bradford Royal Infirmary is also the home of the renowned Born in Bradford Research team studying the health of 13,500 children born at BRI between March 2007 and December 2010. You can also find The Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service (YAIS) here and the high-tech £2.8m Listening for Life facility which offers support and rehabilitation for all patients with cochlear implants.

We also offer pioneering robotic surgery with the use of our £2 million da Vinci robot. Since its introduction, prostate operations have trebled at Bradford Royal Infirmary and we are the only centre in Yorkshire to offer this revolutionary technological procedure for all three urological cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidneys. The precise nature of our robot means patients can recover more quickly and only need to stay in hospital overnight rather than spend a week recovering on a ward.

You can also find our first class education department here based in Field House, which contains our simulation centre and the Sovereign Lecture Theatre where staff can attend lectures and workshops given by speakers and healthcare professionals from across the country.

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Contact details, map and directions

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Tel: 01274 542200   Fax: 01274 364786

Address: Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ

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

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Quality of service at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

91% 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)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95% 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)

130% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.14% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.1% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 958 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 20 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7979% staff recommend this hospital for care. 399 responses. 5534 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

6161% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 399 responses. 5534 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1446 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Gastro unit - initial appointment

I had an appointment with the doctor and was seen more or less on time. But then I has to wait in the reception room for over an hour to ...

27 June 2016

Reluctant visit to the Gastro unit

With great reluctance I had to visit the gastro unit yesterday - I was greeted in a polite & friendly manner & treated with dignity,respe...

25 June 2016

Good Service

Given the recent negative reviews I wanted to include my experiences at the BRI. After suffering a miscarriage last year I was comforted ...

24 June 2016

Great Person Centred Care For My Fractured Finger!

I admitted myself to a&e. Turned out I had a broken finger, I was seen and triaged very quickly within 3 hours. The MDT were amazing ...

23 June 2016

Some concerns about visiting bradford royal infirmary

The hospital is radically lacking in adequate parking. I brought my wife in for tests. She could not walk and there was nowhere to park ...

13 June 2016

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Last updated on 19 August 2015.

Information supplied by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust