University Hospital Lewisham

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 110 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)

95% 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)

100% 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)

102% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 623 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 889 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1450 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

65%65%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1450 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

Useless Hospital

Been waiting for an appointment which was booked in Jan for April the 2nd and then they cancel my appointment without saying sorry and ju...

26 March 2015

Very good hospital, good service and comunication

The hospital is very clean, nurses are very friendly and professional, excellent care to a patients.

25 March 2015

Outstanding

We had a day stay at the children's day unit as my little one had gromits inserted well what can I say amazing amazing care fantastic sta...

21 March 2015

Planned replacement Knee surgery

Pre- op visit went very well, staff friendly and gave good information that was clear and concise. vitimin drinks and sterile wash provid...

17 March 2015

A&E

We had reason to use A&E early, 2 am , last Saturday morning , my husband was seen very quickly . What was particularly striking, however...

13 March 2015

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust