The Royal Marsden Hospital (Surrey)

020 8642 6011 Downs Road , Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT
http://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 30 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Patient being treated

Based in London and Surrey, The Royal Marsden is a leader in the field of cancer treatment and research.

It provides inpatient, day care and outpatient services for all cancers, and pioneers and innovates in cancer nursing, treatment and drug development.

It was the first hospital in the world dedicated to cancer, and its unique relationship with The Institute of Cancer Research aids the development of new treatments and brings benefits to patients quickly.

What gives it its leading edge?

  • Holistic care programmes, from diagnosis to treatment to recovery or palliative care.
  • Pastoral and psychological care for patients and relatives.
  • Dedicated and highly skilled staff.
  • Specialist research centre with the largest drugs trial unit in Europe.
  • Training and education schemes for cancer nurses, oncologists and GPs.

Contact details, map and directions

The Royal Marsden Hospital (Surrey)

Tel: 020 8642 6011   Fax: 020 8661 3335

Address: Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT

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

Email: patientcentre@rmh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at The Royal Marsden Hospital (Surrey)

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

98.50% 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)

102.40% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100.65% 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)

122.73% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 221 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

95staff recommend this hospital for care. 555 responses. 3879 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 555 responses. 3879 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 177 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 539 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Reputation fell well short of expectations

From beginning to end communications fell at every level. The doctors involved cannot be faulted, nor some of the nursing care. The cater...

15 September 2017

A worrying prospect but a good experience in practice.

I can't speak too highly of this hospital and its staff. The prospect of 33 days of radiotherapy was not a happy one, but the attitude o...

21 August 2017

Urologists

My husband had to urinate by his bed after an unsuccessful attempt to remove his kidney cancer as there was no bed pan or commode- he was...

21 August 2017

Radiotherapy pre treatment

The whole team were marvellous. Had a mould made and was kept informed the whole time. They even let my wife watch the whole process whic...

5 August 2017

excellent, caring and informative staff

Radiotherapy staff from reception through to the therapists are extraordinarily friendly, helpful and genuine. Just finishing a 37 sessi...

1 July 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust