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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 164 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)

94% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

116% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 740 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 717 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 823 responses. 5931 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 823 responses. 5931 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 2202 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1176 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

Replacement hearing aid

I unfortunately lost my hearing aid and have been unable to get through on the phone to audiology to get advice on how it can be replaced...

7 December 2016

Waldron Suite 8 - Very difficult accessibility

According to rules, the walk-in service is till 16:00, but they may close it couple hours later citing the reason that there are too many...

4 December 2016

Excellent care

I entered panicking and believing that I might be having a cardiac episode. Sunday at 5pm. Was out having had an ecg, bloods and and x-Ra...

27 November 2016

Negligent and irresponsible staff

Admitted with Sepsis caused by a Kidney infection. Nurse from A&E was too busy asking their colleagues if they could go on a break. They ...

24 November 2016

Standard of care

The standard of care I received at A&E and Cedar Ward was first class and exemplary. In A&E I was dealt with quickly, efficiently...

23 November 2016

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Last updated on 24 February 2014.

Information supplied by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust