William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

01233 633331 Kennington Road, Willesborough , Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LZ
http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 349 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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The William Harvey Hospital, Ashford is an acute hospital providing a range of emergency and elective services as well as comprehensive maternity, trauma, orthopaedic and paediatric and neonatal Intensive care services. The hospital is located on the outskirts of Ashford, adjacent to the M20 and was commissioned in 1977. Since then the site has been developed, substantially upgraded and, more recently, reorganised into medical and surgical floors.

The hospital has a specialist cardiology unit undertaking angiography, angioplasty, a state of the art pathology analytical robotics laboratory that reports all East Kent’s General Practitioner (GP) activity and a robotic pharmacy facility. A single Head and Neck Unit for east Kent has recently been established and includes centralised maxillofacial services with all specialist head and neck cancer surgery co-located on the site. 

William Harvey Hospital has a post graduate teaching centre and staff accommodation. There are also adult and elderly mental health services on site provided by Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust.

For more information please visit www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

Contact details, map and directions

William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

Tel: 01233 633331

Address: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LZ

Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/williamharvey

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Quality of service at William Harvey Hospital (Ashford)

This hospital is managed by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

97% 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)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

103% 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)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2210 responses. 7743 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 4171 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1014 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 1039 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70staff recommend this hospital for care. 2210 responses. 7743 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

I did not even realise I had a heart problem

In November 2017 I was referred to the hospital for a chest X-ray as part of a diving medical. Following that x-ray the radiologist was ...

19 July 2018

Unfit for the 21st century

The least compassionate hospital I have ever visited. Relatives are treated with contempt by the nhs staff. The staff don t seem to care ...

15 July 2018

Top care by a great team

I have been lucky enough in the past to not need hospital care, so this has been my first experience. I spent time on Cambridge M2 and ca...

13 July 2018

Appalling service

I am due to go into hospital for surgery. Last weeky I received a letter advising me of an outpatient pre-assessment clinic date. The ...

9 July 2018

Dirty hospital !

Absolutely filthy visited maternity 5hrs after she gave birth blood footprints all round room , bloodied soiled bedding still on floor,...

8 July 2018

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Last updated on 16 April 2018.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust