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 39 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)

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)

83% 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)

97% 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)

88% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 158 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 39 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%48%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 683 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Emergency valve replacement & root repair.

I was admitted to St Barts on 9/03/15 for emergency heart surgery. Whilst in ICU & HDU I could not fault the care I received by all the s...

29 March 2015

6 months wait to learn result of mri

My daughter had an mri to .try to decide why she was having seizures.This took place on 28 th January and has been given an appointment ...

11 March 2015

Great & timely service - was almost a pleasure visiting!

Great & timely service - was almost a pleasure visiting!

9 March 2015

Pleasant experience and assessed in less than an hour

Had a rib injury so decided to go to minor injuries. It was a pleasant experience and I was assessed in less than an hour by two nurses w...

3 March 2015

Nightmare

There is a total lack of communication, dignity,access to consultant when problems arise(the eternal answering machine which takes 3 to 4...

24 February 2015

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Last updated on 04 September 2012.

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