Royal Lancaster Infirmary

01524 65944 Ashton Road , Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 217 ratings for this hospital

Overview

RLI

“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

Royal Lancaster Infirmary is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Royal Lancaster Infirmary provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatients, Oncology Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Care Unit, Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Maternity Unit and Neonatal Unit.

Other services provided include Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy, as well as allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy services.

The hospital also has a new Minor Injuries Unit within its Emergency Department to help improve both service and care for patients.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/royal-lancaster-infirmary/

 

Contact details, map and directions

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tel: 01524 65944   Fax: 01524 846346

Address: Ashton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP

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

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

110% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95% 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)

109% 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. 843 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 517 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 268 responses. 5276 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 268 responses. 5276 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 3543 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

Dermatology left feeling shocked

I wás referred to dermatology by my GP as on two separate occasions I have broken out in a very severe rash which wasvery itchy and painf...

17 May 2017

C section

I went to RLI for an elective c-section. I felt secure from the outset. I was welcomed onto the ward and shown the facilities. I was visi...

16 May 2017

Staff very good but age needs to be a consideration.

I got asked to attend the hospital after falling ill with a kidney infection that wasn't responding well to oral antibiotics. For thre...

15 May 2017

no beds

I had to come to the hospital 3 times before I was admitted. We had a 80 mile round trip.I was dehydrated every waiting day as I had no f...

15 May 2017

Low blood pressure causing me to collapse.

On Monday morning, March 27th I collapsed due to extremely low blood pressure. I was subsequently taken to the RLI "A & E Dept&...

8 May 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust