Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

01942 244000 Wigan Lane , Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 72 ratings for this hospital


The Royal Albert Edward Infirmary is a redeveloped and modern District General Hospital situated in Wigan with 513 beds providing a base for emergency and acute work, It is located close to Wigan Town Centre for transport links.

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Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Tel: 01942 244000   Fax: 01942 822042

Address: Wigan Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 2NN



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Quality of service at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 198 responses. 5046 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 2362 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 554 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 987 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83%staff recommend this hospital for care. 198 responses. 5046 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Efficient, Professional & Caring; despite being so busy!!

I visited Wigan Edward Albert A&E, Saturday 1st December, with what I thought was a fractured vertebrae (I have osteoporosis and had ...

2 December 2018

Attended A&E and received a thorough examination

This is the second time in the last 12 months i have had to visit this A&E. The first time i was taken by ambulance. The second time ...

22 November 2018

Brilliant staff

I went y A&E 6 o'clock Saturday morning I was treated imediatly by a wonderful doctor, he new how much pain I was in ,a wonderful nur...

18 November 2018

So much improvement

Several years ago I had the need to use Wigan Infirmary , and about 70% ofthe experience was poor.I hoped not to have to return I have o...

30 October 2018

Wonderful care.

My husband visited A and E after a fall at work. He was triaged and X-rayed within the hour, then directed to the Minor Injury Unit. He ...

25 October 2018

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust