Royal Preston Hospital

Telephone: 01772 716565
Address: Sharoe Green Lane North, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT
Website: http://www.lancsteachinghospitals.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 377 ratings for this hospital

Accident and emergency services

The Emergency Department at both Chorley and South Ribble Hospital and Royal Preston Hospital provides emergency care and treatment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A helicopter pad at Royal Preston Hospital enables patients being transported by air ambulance to quickly access medical attention.

We also provide the Major Trauma Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria with almost all major trauma patients being admitted via the Emergency Department.

If you are feeling unwell or are injured please Choose Well – one in every four people who attend a hospital emergency department could have more appropriately self-treated or accessed an alternative local health service.  Please Choose Well to ensure vital healthcare services are available to those in critical need.

If you need to attend the Emergency Department you will generally have an initial assessment, and will be seen by an emergency nurse practitioner who is trained to diagnose patients and provide appropriate treatment.  Specialist emergency medicine consultants also provide care, and the emergency department team will ensure you are transferred to the right service or department following assessment and necessary treatment.  We provide separate Emergency Department facilities for children.

Patients who are brought to the Emergency Department by ambulance will be transferred directly to an assessment area.

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Last verified on 05/06/2014

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Latest reviews of this service

Poor health care and service

I went into A&E with my wife on October 23rd, the consultant we saw was extremely unprofessional and the way that he/she talked down to m...

25 October 2014

The a&e receptionist

A&e receptionist was very rude and disrespectful to me interrogating me on why I came to the hospital when vomiting blood instead of ...

14 October 2014

Visit to A&E 8th September

I came to A&E via ambulance following a fall. All the staff were superb, really caring. Particular mention to the A&E consultant and his ...

11 September 2014

Chest complaint

On the evening of the 9th September 2014 I attended A&E with a chest complaint. Due to my age and where the chest complaint was I feared ...

9 September 2014

Taking care of my mother

My mother had occasion to be taken to accident and emergency at Royal Preston Hospital and I would like to express my thanks to all the s...

13 August 2014

Last updated on 05 June 2014.

Information supplied by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust