Sunderland Royal Hospital

0191 565 6256 Kayll Road , Sunderland, SR4 7TP

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 399 ratings for this hospital


Excellence in Health, Putting People First

Sunderland Royal Hospital is a 970-bedded acute hospital which is part of City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

Our vision outlines our commitment to "Excellence in Health, Putting People first". We are committed to high quality, safe and personal care for each patient. Our patients are treated in clean, comfortable surroundings with privacy and dignity.

Our most recent additions are a new ward block for medical patients and the Chester Lodge.  Our aim is to treat patients promptly and with care in all hospital settings.


The visiting hours are outlined below.  Close friends and family members may visit seriously ill patients at any time, following discussion with the nurse in charge.

Adult wards  

2 pm until 4 pm         
6 pm until 8 pm (Ward B20 and D47 - 6.30 pm until 8 pm)

If these times are difficult for you, please speak to the nurse in charge. Please do not feel that you have to stay for the whole of this time.

Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit

Visiting hours will be discussed on an individual basis.

Children's wards

Parents are invited to stay with the child during the hospital admission.  Other visitors with the parent's permission can visit between 8 am until 8 pm.

Maternity wards

Partners between 10 am and 8 pm.
All other visitors between 2 pm and 4 pm or 6 pm and 8 pm.


Contact details, map and directions

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Tel: 0191 565 6256   Fax: 0191 514 0220

Address: Kayll Road, Sunderland, SR4 7TP



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Quality of service at Sunderland Royal Hospital

This hospital is managed by City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 37 responses. 5165 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 154 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 428 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 23 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 37 responses. 5165 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Intensive care nurse.

While I was on ward E54 I was seen by an Intensive care nurse in the early hours of the morning to see how I was and did I need to be mov...

5 November 2018

Department next store to A and E.

Was brought into hospital with blood clots was taken to the department beside A and E what amazing staff and Dr's and consultants everyon...

5 November 2018

Ward F63

My son is currently a patient on Ward F63 and has been a patient on this ward numerous times. The entire team involved in his care are a...

5 November 2018


Was seen by the physio, listiend to what had happened to me had a look at how I was managing asked questions and took interest. Done exer...

26 October 2018

Length of time

If you go through main switch board and ask for Biomechanics or Podiatry they will put you through. BUT will anyone in that Department pi...

24 October 2018

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Last updated on 20 April 2018.

Information supplied by City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust