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 21 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, The Royal London and The London Chest – 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.

View our introduction to Barts and The London film 

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

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

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

66% 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)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

69% 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

0.30% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.42% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

74 from 152 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Latest reviews of this hospital

Breast clinic - front line care great; back office shambles

I was referred to the breast clinic by my GP as a 2ww. After 13 days I hadn't heard anything so called my GP practice who followed up the...

24 July 2014

Awful Experience

Now that I had a little time to calm down and set all emotions aside I can finally share the experience I had with St Barts Breast Surger...

17 July 2014

Efficient and friendly service in the minor injuries unit

I went to the St Barts minor injuries unit with a small open wound that was not severe enough to warrant A&E, but may not have healed...

10 July 2014

pacing clinic/angio day ward/harvey ward

I had an icd fitted in 2000 by the doctor and have been under their care since. The staff in all the departments are efficient, extremely...

28 June 2014

Menstrual disorders clinic, Gynaecology

I attended the Menstrual disorders clinic at Barts last month. I saw a consultant who was straightforward and friendly. He did a scan of ...

14 April 2014

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Last updated on 04 September 2012.

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