St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust – teaching hospital: Plastic surgery, maternity, emergency services…
Best Patient Experience in the NHS: St Helens staff follows the Trust’s vision and delivers excellent services
The St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust is located in St Helens Merseyside and serves about 350,000 people from surrounding area of Knowsley, Halton, St Helens and Liverpool.
St Helens Trust includes Whiston Hospital and St Helens Hospital which provides a large range of various services such as modern maternity services, acute care and emergency services. It is especially recognized for the quality of its plastic surgery.
St Helens Teaching Hospital aims to provide the best quality in terms of patient care and is particularly focused on delivering an excellent patient experience
The two St Helens hospitals’ patient-centered values are shared by their 7,000 staff members. A 5 star chart helps them to ensure each patient receives the best possible care, a key component of the Trust’s annual objectives.
The main points of the chart are fundamental to the hospital’s approach to patient care: safety, care, communication, systems and pathways.
The St Helens hospital has been recognized several times for its commitment to patient welfare, with accolades since 2014 including:
– Best Patient Experience in the NHS
– 4th best cancer service in England
– Rated top in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives
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St Helens departments and services: a full range of procedures
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust provides over 100 services spread across 8 departments on two sites: St Helens and Whiston.
Specializations include maternity and gynaecology, burns and plastic surgery, radiology, gastroenterology, pathology services, a sexual health clinic, trauma and orthopaedic surgery, children, paediatric and neonatal services.
The St Helens Hospital was founded in 2008, with the Whiston Hospital site undergoing a major redevelopment before its opening in 2010. Boasting advanced medical equipment, it also holds outpatient clinics and has its own state-of-the-art diagnostic suites and x-ray facilities. This modern equipment is an integral part of the high quality care and excellent diagnostics facilities provided by the hospital.
Moreover, the wide range of facilities makes visits to or stays at the hospital easier for inpatients, outpatients and visitors alike: disabled parking, a free shuttle bus service, a public phone, cash machine, various shops and cafés like Costa Coffee….