St Bartholomew's Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 91 ratings for this hospital

Overview

St Bartholomew's Hospital is 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 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)

89% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

84% 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)

115% 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 480 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 30 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

71%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2122 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2122 responses

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 265 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 2621 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Day care Royal Hospital

Amazed at the total lack of care for sick people. Arrived with my Mother who had recently had a knee replacement and was due spinal epidu...

18 May 2016

Minor injuries unit. Brilliant service

Thought I needed a tetanus injection after cutting my leg on rusty metal. Seen quickly, given an injection and advice. Very very good peo...

16 May 2016

I wish to share with you my excellent experience today. My GP sent me for a...

I wish to share with you my excellent experience today. My GP sent me for a blood test and X-ray. The quality and friendliness of your ...

11 May 2016

Thank you Minor Injuries Unit

Popped in on my way to work as my knackered wrist wasn't healing and had been getting more painful over the last few weeks. Really easy ...

9 May 2016

Over 3 months since referral and no one will respond

My husband has a life threatening heart condition and an internal defibrillator. He was referred by his GP to the heart clinic on 1st Feb...

4 May 2016

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Last updated on 01 February 2016.

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