St Bartholomew's Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 31 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

Care Quality Commission Inspection Ratings

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

93% 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)

89% 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)

98% 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)

80% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 187 responses.

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

I came on a Thursday morning at 9.30 and was in and out in an hour and a half...

I came on a Thursday morning at 9.30 and was in and out in an hour and a half including 2 trips to X-ray and 3 nurse consultations. The s...

11 December 2014

Kept waiting

Upon arrival for a scan on my heart, I had to wait out side the locked cardiology unit entrance until an nurse spotted me and came to enq...

9 December 2014

Treated with dignity

Recently I underwent a successful five hour cardiac procedure. At all times I was treated with respect and the clinicians gave time to e...

21 November 2014

discharged today from garrod ward

Fabulous hospital I feel very lucky as a patient to have been able to receive treatment here. The Doctors, nurses and support staff are d...

29 October 2014

Fantastic care at the Pervical Pot Third Floor

Nursing staff excellent, especially a particular sister, nurse and receptionist - terrific bedside manner and they went above the call of...

16 October 2014

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Last updated on 04 September 2012.

Information supplied by Barts Health NHS Trust