Whipps Cross University Hospital

Telephone: 020 3416 5000
Address: Whipps Cross Road, London, E11 1NR
Website: http://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk/

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 298 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Whipps Cross, now part of Barts Health NHS Trust

Whipps Cross University Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust, has been caring for the people of east London for over 100 years. The hospital serves a diverse local population of more than 350,000 people from Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Epping Forest and further afield. The area has a wide variation in levels of deprivation and health needs, ranging from the most deprived five per cent to amongst the most affluent 30 per cent of electoral wards in England.

Whipps Cross provides a full range of general inpatient, outpatient and day case services, as well as maternity services and a 24-hour Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centre. The Trust has also built a strong reputation as a centre of excellence for various specialist services, including urology, ENT, audiology, cardiology, colorectal surgery, cancer care and acute stroke care. Many of these services are provided to local people who would otherwise need to travel further to access them.

Contact details, map and directions

Whipps Cross University Hospital

Tel: 020 3416 5000

Address: Whipps Cross Road, London, E11 1NR

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

Email: pals@bartshealth.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Whipps Cross University Hospital

This hospital is managed by Barts Health NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Inadequate
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% 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
Ward level breakdown

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

113% 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)

96% 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)

103% 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 385 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 340 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 683 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 683 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

Good Care at Whipps Cross

I would like to thank the surgery and gynaecology team who treated me in Whipps Cross for complications that developed a few days followi...

26 April 2015

Another Day Case Operation in Plane Tree

This is my 4th time in the Plane Tree Centre (last time 15 November 2013-see review) and again I have nothing but praise to every member ...

22 April 2015

Patient respect

I have recently taken my 89 year old mother in law to A and E three times in three weeks following a seizure and a week later after a fa...

22 April 2015

Staff should be more inquisitive regarding to the patients

I want to the A&E for a Chest problem that is affecting me for quite a long time and as a smoker I am very worried about my health, I exp...

21 April 2015

Pick up the phone when it rings

I am currently on the phone to Whipps Cross hospital trying to get them to change the date of my wife's appointment. So far I have been p...

20 April 2015

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Last updated on 14 April 2015.

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