How busy is Guildford hospital?
We see around 336,000 outpatients a year, 90,000 patients are admitted for treatment, around 81,900 patients attend our Emergency Department and we deliver around 3,000 babies. The Trust employ over 4,500 members of staff making us one of Guildford’s largest employers.
Is East Surrey a good hospital?
Staff at East Surrey Hospital have rated it as among the best NHS hospitals in the country. The hospital – which treats patients from Crawley and Horsham as well as those in Surrey – is run by the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Are operations free in the UK?
Hospital care such as outpatients, scans, operations and other specialist treatment, is free to people who are ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK. Free care isn’t based on your nationality or whether you have paid tax and national insurance now or in the past.
What does the Royal Surrey hospital Specialise in?
cancer services and treatment
The Royal Surrey County Hospital is a leading general hospital and specialist centre for cancer services and treatment, based in Guildford. The RSCH serves a population of 320,000 for emergency and general hospital services and 1.3 million people for cancer services across Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire.
When did Royal Surrey hospital open?
27 April 1866
The hospital first opened its doors on 27 April 1866, after Queen Victoria agreed for ‘royal’ to be added to its name in memory of her late husband, Prince Albert.
Who runs East Surrey Hospital?
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the region’s busiest providers of healthcare. We run East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, where we have more than 700 beds and provide acute and complex services.
How many people does East Surrey Hospital serve?
The Trust serves a population of 535,000 in north east West Sussex and east Surrey and also provides services to non-local users, due to the proximity of Gatwick airport, the M25, M23 and local trunk roads.
What is not covered by NHS?
Examples of non-NHS services for which GPs can charge their NHS patients are: Accident/sickness insurance certificates. Certain travel vaccinations. Private medical insurance reports.
How much does an NHS bed cost per day?
An excess bed day in the NHS costs between £2,089 and £2,532 a week for non-elective and elective inpatients, respectively, compared to about £519 for a place in residential care and less still for homecare.
What is Guildford hospital called?
The Royal Surrey County Hospital
How many beds does the Royal Surrey hospital have?
520Royal Surrey County Hospital / Number of beds