The Great Western Hospital

01793 604020 Marlborough Road , Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6BB
http://www.gwh.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 177 ratings for this hospital

Overview

The Great Western Hospital is a modern hospital providing emergency care, surgery, diagnostics, paediatrics, maternity, outpatient and day case services.

The hospital opened in December 2002, replacing the Princess Margaret Hospital in Old Town, Swindon. The GWH is superbly designed and equipped and offers a first class environment for patients, visitors and staff, with over 30% of our beds provided in single rooms with en-suite facilities, helping maintain patients’ privacy and dignity whilst under our care.

The GWH offers a range of services and facilities from a busy Emergency Department, a dynamic Radiology department and a high performing Maternity unit which includes a co-located Birth Centre.

Safety is a top priority for us and we pride ourselves in having very tough infection control procedures in place.

Contact details, map and directions

The Great Western Hospital

Tel: 01793 604020   Fax: 01793 604021

Address: Marlborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6BB

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

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Quality of service at The Great Western Hospital

This hospital is managed by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

84.64% 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)

99.83% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97.57% 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)

112.95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 735 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 219 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

80%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1533 responses. 4992 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

62%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1533 responses. 4992 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1341 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

Wonderful ED staff

On Friday just gone, yet again my mother had to attend ED with a dislocated hip for the 3rd time. And yet again the staff in ED were fant...

15 October 2017

Unfriendly Hospital Staff

I was brought into A&E by 2 very caring and professional Paramedics with severe abdominal pain. On arrival I was taken from A&E t...

9 October 2017

Gynecology hysterectomy

Hello, I have been diagnosed with three disabling women's health issues. These are Endometriosis, Polycystic ovary syndrome and Premen...

4 October 2017

impressed

I was very impressed by the treatment I received in A & E. All the Doctors and Nurses were extremely kind , efficient and courteous....

30 September 2017

Attended for both Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy Sat. 23/09/17

My thanks to all the staff, friendly and competent they all helped to make an uncomfortable process as bearable as possible, never did a ...

26 September 2017

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Last updated on 13 March 2014.

Information supplied by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust