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St Bartholomew's Hospital

Telephone: 020 3416 5000
Address: West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE
Website: http://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk/

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 58 ratings for this hospital

Overview

St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts), is now part of Barts Health NHS Trust.

We offer a full range of local and specialist services, which includes centres for the treatment of cancer, heart conditions, fertility problems and sexual health conditions.

The fight against cancer took a major step forward with the opening in March 2010 to patients of the new £200m Barts Cancer Centre.  The nine-story extension of Britain’s oldest hospital boasts some of the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment facilities anywhere in the world – all in a stunning environment.   As well as offering the latest minimally invasive surgical procedures, cancer drugs, stem cell and gene therapies, Barts Cancer Centre has an impressive array of state-of-the-art imaging, radiotherapy and radio surgery technology.Our world-renowned hospitals – Barts and The Royal London – 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 despite the nature and complexity of the cases we treat –  a measure widely regarded as an indicator of clinical excellence overall.  Patient safety is paramount at Barts Health and we have an excellent track record to prove it.

The new state-of-the art Barts Heart Centre at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital is now open, bringing together services and staff from across London. With state-of-the-art facilities, the centre will have 10 theatres, 10 catheter labs, 250 general cardiac beds and 58 critical care beds, and will perform more heart surgery, MRI and CT scans than any other centre in the world.

Contact details, map and directions

St Bartholomew's Hospital

Tel: 020 3416 5000

Address: West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE

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

Email: pals@bartshealth.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at St Bartholomew's Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

80% 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)

54% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

77% 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)

48% 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

0.16% - 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 144 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 26 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

64%staff recommend this hospital for care. 604 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 604 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 590 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 4872 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Poor experience, lacking knowledge

Waste of time - described symptoms/condition to two people, when booking in (successfully) and pre-registration then waiting after 25 min...

27 August 2015

Minor injuries closed at 3pm today (a Thurs), no explanation

I went to visit the minor injuries unit at St. Bart's this afternoon to find a piece of paper stuck to the door saying 'we're closed' and...

20 August 2015

Excellent dept of Endocrinology

My mother was seen in the Endocrinology department, by a consultant and a Professor. They were able to carefully analyse the problems, ...

11 August 2015

Valve and aorta replacement

I am extremely grateful to my consultant, operating team and the rest of wonderful staff at KGV Building. I was really impressed with the...

8 August 2015

Wholehearted appreciation

There is no doubt that the cardiology team at Bart's hospital have saved my life. At all times I was treated with respect and included in...

7 August 2015

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Last updated on 13 April 2015.

Information supplied by Barts Health NHS Trust