Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

01204 390390 The Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road, Farnworth , Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0JR

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 22 ratings for this trust



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Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of high quality services both in the community and at the Royal Bolton Hospital to patients from Bolton and beyond.  We have a number of health centres and clinics including the state of the art Bolton One in the town centre and we also provide care to patients at home when needed. The Royal Bolton Hospital provides general and specialist services, including medicine, surgery, paediatrics, elderly care and diagnostic services. The hospital is a "super centre" for maternity, neonatal and children's services.

Our vision is to develop the organisation and aim to match the best integrated care organisations internationally for the quality and efficiency of our services by 2016.

Our renewed focus will give us three fundamental aims:-

  • Best care for better health (for our patients and our community)
  • Responsible use of resources (for the taxpayer)
  • Valued, respected and proud (by our staff, patients and public)

Our strategic direction will be to address and design:-

  • Meeting the health needs of our population
  • Improving the safety and quality of care
  • Improving the patients experience
  • Making our services more efficient

Latest news

Find out how we're doing

We've launched a new section on our website called Open and Honest Care and Safer Staffing. We will be publishing monthly reports on this page to keep patients and the public informed about our performance in areas such as infection control, patient experience and staffing levels. Visit our website for more information.

Last updated on 20 June 2014.

Latest reviews of this trust

Absolute Shambles

Attended antenatal clinic today.. registrar said she was unable to take my blood test as requested by my midwife as she was just too busy...

19 June 2018

Feeling upset and fobbed off

Today I attended my referral appointment at Women’s health dept. The waiting time was almost an hour. I was not concerned with that as I ...

19 June 2018

Bolton Breast Unit

I’ve just returned from an appointment at Bolton breast unit. Each member of staff from the receptionist who booked me in, doctors, nurse...

14 June 2018

Terrible care

I went to see a dermatologist, who not only didn't introduce himself but looked down at his own pen and paper the whole time and spoke to...

14 May 2018

So far so good....

I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer on April 19th 2018 in the Breast Unit at Bolton Hospital. I have been back for results and for pre-op...

5 May 2018

Last updated on 04 June 2018.

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