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 356 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)

92% 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)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% 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)

109% 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

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 3722 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1211 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 923 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 went to A&E on Saturday

I attend the A&E department on Saturday after being sent by my surgery it was like a cattle market. I book in by a lady if you didn’t...

13 August 2018

Filthy

I have been a Registered nurse for 42 years and have never seen such a filthy hospital. I wonder how CQC has rated the level of cleaning ...

10 August 2018

Superb treatment

I took my elderly mother to the cardiac clinic and saw a doctor. He was brilliant with my mum, so polite, patient but explained everythin...

8 August 2018

Recent Thyroid Surgery-ENT Dept-Rotary Ward

From the moment I arrived for my surgery until I was discharged, I wish to share my gratitude to all the staff who took great care of me...

8 August 2018

Brilliant people

Nurses were absolutely brilliant with both myself and my son! Could not fault them.

7 August 2018

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Last updated on 16 April 2018.

Information supplied by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust