University Hospital Lewisham

020 8333 3000 Lewisham High Street , London, SE13 6LH
http://www.lewishamandgreenwich.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 157 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Birth Centre at University Hospital Lewisham

Situated at the heart of the borough, University Hospital Lewisham is a teaching hospital that obtained University status in 1997 due to the role it plays in undergraduate education and research.

As well as providing the majority of services of a traditional general hospital, it provides specialist services in a number of important areas, including:

  • Children's Day Care Surgery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Cystic Fibrosis Treatement
  • Ear, Nose & Throat Services
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Midwife-led Birth Centre

It is also one of the few hospitals in London to have a separate children’s A&E Department; a service that is rated as ‘Excellent’ by the Healthcare Commission.

The Hospital has over 2,500 members of staff, and serves a diverse population of around 265,000. It has been named as one of the CHKS top 40 hospitals for the third year running, and is a 'showcase' hospital with one of the lowest rates of infection in the UK.

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Contact details, map and directions

University Hospital Lewisham

Tel: 020 8333 3000   Fax: 020 8333 3333

Address: Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH

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

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Quality of service at University Hospital Lewisham

This hospital is managed by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

96% 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)

98% 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)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 767 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 575 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7777% staff recommend this hospital for care. 685 responses. 5839 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

6666% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 685 responses. 5839 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 1069 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1265 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

visit to A and E

Had a reaction to medication. Went to Beckenham Beacon to find out whether to keep taking the medication, but they advised I needed a bl...

16 June 2016

Care in the day chemo unit.

I have nothing but praise for everyone in the day chemo unit. On occasions you do have to wait a long time ...but despite it being a ver...

4 June 2016

No Dignity or respect over sensitive Matter

Whilst visiting a relative on the respiratory ward, I have to say how disgusted I was after over hearing a very sensitive conversation be...

2 June 2016

Medication problem

Majority of nurses are not properly trained to high standards. Two nurses didn't know what medication to give my partner and also kept m...

21 May 2016

Poor hygiene care

My dad had a stroke and was originally admitted to Farnborough. My dad was moved to lewisham and after three days I went to visit him. He...

21 May 2016

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust