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About Hammersmith Hospital

The Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Wing at Hammersmith Hospital is a dedicated private facility within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

The hospital specialises in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, gynaecology, haematology, oncology, kidney and liver conditions and general clinical services. We are renowned for our world-class consultants and clinical research which ensures you will receive the highest standards of care.

As a patient in The Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Wing, as well as staying in the comfortable, modern facilities you would expect of a private hospital, you will be also be offered the highest level of medical care with access to a full range of specialist services to support your condition.

Hammersmith Hospital has a reputation as one of the best in the world for a variety of acute conditions. It has one of the most advanced cardiac units in the UK, with a worldwide reputation as a pioneer in its field and a long history of clinical excellence. The hospital is also home to the Renal Medicine and Transplant Centre, the largest facility of its kind in Europe. Services here are continually developed to represent the most innovative practices in treating kidney conditions.

It is also one of the foremost cancer centres in the country, with one of the highest trial recruitment rates over the whole range of treatments.

With strong research links, Hammersmith Hospital is the main specialist site within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, a partner in one of the UK’s first academic health science centres. Many of the hospital’s consultants are also actively involved in research and education, helping to make new discoveries and translating them into better care and treatment for patients as quickly as possible.

By choosing private care within a large acute hospital, you also have the reassurance of a wealth of back up NHS services, all available on-site, round the clock, if it should be needed.

As a private patient at Hammersmith Hospital, you will be able to be seen by the consultant of your choice, who will work within a wider team of specialists (including nurses, therapists, radiologists, physiotherapists or other related specialisms) to make recommendations to you about your care. This multi-disciplinary team will ensure that your treatment is carefully tailored to your specific needs.

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Quality scores

Our team provide the highest levels of care as supported by feedback from our patients

Lead nurse

Your ward manager is: Rebecca Foley-Saeed
Quality scores as of: November 2018

Improving our service

In response to your feedback we have made the following changes this quarter:

We undertook repairs on our lifts and have reduced the journey time.

We recruited additional staff to clean the wing when we had a large number of patients on site.

Our nurse educator has been working with staff to provide additional training on medicines management, and we will be involving more patients to help improve this aspect of care even further.

This page is next due to be updated: February 2019

If you would like more information about our quality scores in the meantime, please email our lead nurse: rob.randles@nhs.net

Friends and family test

100%

of our patients said they were likely or very likely to recommend level 3 ward at The Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Wing to friends and family.

92.3%

of our patients said they were likely or very likely to recommend level 4 ward of The Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Wing to friends and family.

Infection rates

MRSA Bacteraemia – no cases since records began in 2011

C Diff – no cases since records began in 2011