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We are very proud of our hospitals and our staff, and aim to provide a high quality service for our patients at all times.

We shall do our best to make your visit as comfortable as possible and our staff will do all they can to assist you. If you want to find out more about the Trust and our hospitals, please click here

Our A&E department can be busy so please choose well and seek alternative healthcare provision if it isn't an emergency.

We welcome any comments or feedback you would like to share with us. Listening to our patients helps us to get things right.

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Suzanne Rankin, Chief Executive

 

Our Emergency Department at St Peter's

Emergencies

Our emergency department is located at St Peter’s Hospital. Please only visit us if you are seriously ill or it is an emergency. In A&E patients with the most urgent and life threatening conditions will always be seen first.

 

A sign outside Outpatients at Ashford

Outpatients

If you need to change or cancel your appointment please give us as much notice as possible by calling the appointments centre on 01932 723831 or 01784 884351.

 

Our Chief Executive attending to a patient

Staying in hospital

We aim to make your stay in hospital as comfortable as possible. Click here to find out more about coming into hospital and what you will need to bring with you.

Click here for our visiting times and ward details.

 

A midwife teaching bathing techniques

Maternity

We hope you will choose our hospital to have your baby. With the recent addition of our new Abbey Birth Centre we can now offer the widest range of services, for women with uncomplicated pregnancies to the full services of our early pregnancy unit and neonatal intensive care unit.

 

A family in the main entrance at St Peter's

Choose well

If you’re not feeling well and over the counter medicines are not helping, don’t wait for it to get worse – speak to your GP and avoid a trip to hospital. Find out more about finding the right services in our area.

 

A winner of an Achievement Award

Have we been outstanding?

The WOW! Awards are an easy way for patients and visitors to tell us about a member of staff or a team which provide an outstanding service. To nominate someone please visit our WOW! Awards pages.

 

Be prepared for some hot weather

It's going to be hot over the next few days and your local health services are reminding people look after themselves and others during this time. A heatwave can affect anyone, but the most vulnerable people are:

  • older people, especially those over 75
  • babies and young children
  • people with a serious chronic condition, especially heart or breathing problems
  • people with mobility problems – for example, people with Parkinson's disease or who have had a stroke
  • people with serious mental health problems
  • people on certain medications, including those that affect sweating and temperature control
  • people who misuse alcohol or drugs
  • people who are physically active – for example, labourers or those doing sports

Things to look out for are dehydration, overheating, heat stroke and heat exhaustion.

You may find these information leaflets from Public Health England useful:

Make sure you check the weather forecast for regular updates and changes by visiting the Met Office website.

 

Trust is rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission

The independent health care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has rated Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as ‘Good’ following their inspection in December ... read more

 

Travelling to the Trust

Click here for details about travelling to our hospitals, parking, and site maps.

 

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Latest News

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New SAFE test introduced for pregnant women

The maternity unit at St Peter’s Hospital is offering a new, non-invasive prenatal test, known as ‘SAFE’, to evaluate with remarkable accuracy whether a pregnancy is at risk of certain chromosomal conditions, such as Down’s syndrome.

 

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Ashford and St Peter’s accredited as a centre of excellence for its clinical coding

Ashford and St Peter’s clinical coding service was recently accredited to become a clinical coding academy, one of only three centres across the country.

 

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Success of dedicated unit for elderly patients

At the end of last year a new Older Persons Short Stay Unit – named Cherry Ward - opened at St Peter’s Hospital, specifically to care for patients over the age of 75.

Suzanne's Message

Meeting our members

On Tuesday evening we held our Annual Members' Meeting in the Postgrad centre at St Peter's. Hosted by Aileen, this is our opportunity with our Governors, to showcase the work we do to our members, colleagues and other stakeholders and a really positive event to come back to in my first week after my summer holiday. It was a hot evening, but even so we had around 75 people who came along to hear about what we are doing and to meet members of staff at our 'marketplace' event ... read the full message