The Royal London Hospital

Telephone: 020 3416 5000
Address: Whitechapel, London, E1 1BZ
Website: http://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 188 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Royal London is a leading, internationally renowned teaching hospital based in east London. It is part of Barts Health NHS Trust.

We offer a full range of local and specialist services, which includes one of the largest children's hospitals in the UK with one of London's busiest paediatric Accident and Emergency departments. Home to London's air ambulance, The Royal London is also one of the capital's leading trauma and emergency care centres and hyper-acute stroke centres. We also provide care to patients with orthopaedic, renal, dermatology and sexual health conditions.

When it opens in 2012, The Royal London will be Britain’s biggest new hospital.

The Royal London is part of Barts and The London NHS Trust which is one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. Our world-renowned hospitals – Barts in The City, The Royal London in Whitechapel and The London Chest in Bethnal Green – are home to many international experts and world-class specialist centres, from cancer, cardiac and digestive diseases to trauma and a leading children’s hospital.

Our daily mission is bringing excellence to life – giving our patients the best possible care so that they can live better, fuller, longer lives.  We aim to provide safe, clinically effective and patient centred care to the highest international standards.

We have one of the best survival rates in the NHS, a measure widely regarded as an indicator of clinical excellence overall.  During 2009/10, our survival rates were better than would be expected (as indicated in Dr Foster hospital standardised mortality ratio), given the nature and complexity of the cases we treat.  Patient safety is paramount at Barts and The London and we have an excellent track record to prove it.

And with the world’s biggest hospital development – a £1 billion investment – we will soon care for our patients in facilities that match the quality of our clinical care.

Contact details, map and directions

The Royal London Hospital

Tel: 020 3416 5000

Address: Whitechapel, London, E1 1BZ

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

Email: pals@bartshealth.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at The Royal London Hospital

Care Quality Commission Inspection Ratings

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

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

117% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

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

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

0.16% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

5.64% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 653 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 551 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 683 responses. 13856 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 683 responses. 13856 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Great staff and patient care

I was referred to the Royal London about 6 years ago for treatment and still a regular. i found all the staff there to be very helpful a...

4 March 2015

Great Care By Staff.

Was flown in with fractures of arm and pelvis. From arrival until dep[arture treated with warmth, care and consideration. Nurses were ver...

3 March 2015

Day Surgery - 3rd Floor - Central Tower

I was more than a little nervous about having cervical spine injections yesterday and perhaps over-researched on the Internet which left ...

3 March 2015

appaling service!

rude nurses/staff. delays in operation/procedure. transport problems. miscommunication between doctors, nurses and patients.

24 February 2015

Omitted from my review by accident

I wrote my review and did not mention recovery room who were kindness itself sorry

17 February 2015

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Last updated on 04 September 2012.

Information supplied by Barts Health NHS Trust