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May 13, 2013
Your local hospital invites you to hear about the services provided at the Royal Surrey directly from the consultants.
May 9, 2013
Royal Surrey's eye specialist nominated for a national award
May 2, 2013
Royal Surrey's Charitable fund launches its We Care for Intensive Care appeal
May 1, 2013
Royal Surrey County Hospital named as a top 40 hospital
April 16, 2013
Royal Surrey has improved in many areas that patients consider important according to the Care Quality Commission’s 2012 Inpatient Survey
April 17, 2013
The Maternity unit at Royal Surrey County Hospital has regained a high rating for success in reducing clinical negligence by maintaining its high maternity standards.
March 5, 2013
The latest NHS Staff Survey 2012 shows that staff at Royal Surrey County Hospital rate it in the top 20 per cent for 8 out of 28 key indicators, including recommending it as a place to work and to receive treatment.
February 20, 2013
A mother speaks out about the difficulties her son has faced living with a rare audiological condition, as the Royal Surrey County Hospital hosts the first ever international conference on the condition
February 15, 2013
We'd like to reassure patients who've seen news regarding proposed redundancies, that the Royal Surrey's high standards of patient care, safety and excellent clinical outcomes will be maintained.
A Royal Surrey surgical team will be flying out to a Ugandan hospital to spread their expert surgical, anaesthetic and nursing skills with local doctors and nurses.
February 14, 2013
The Royal Surrey County Hospital's major transformation programme Patients First has scooped a Lean Healthcare Academy award for sharing best practice.
February 8, 2013
Lifesaving changes to care for emergency abdominal surgery patients - developed at the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - are being put to the test.
February 7, 2013
The Royal Surrey County Hospital plans to become the first hospital in the South to offer Papillon treatment for cancer and today (7 February 2013) saw the launch by bowel cancer charities BRIGHT and GUTS of a major fundraising campaign to raise the £200k required to purchase the Papillon machine.
February 4, 2013
Families will be treated to an even better experience in a newly revamped maternity department at the Royal Surrey County Hospital after the NHS Foundation Trust won £300,000 of funding from the Department of Health.
The University of Surrey and Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust announced today that they are forging even closer links by forming a Clinical Academic Collaboration to maximise opportunities for research, innovation, education and service improvement to benefit patients.
January 30, 2013
The Royal Surrey County Hospital would like to reassure patients who have seen a set of statistics related to death rates in the national press at the weekend.
January 21, 2013
Singer and St Luke’s Cancer Centre patient, Bernie Nolan, officially opens a brand new specialist theatre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital
January 17, 2013
During snow we operate as normal. Scheduled staff and patients are requested to make as much effort as possible to attend, if it's safe to do so. Accident and Emergency is open as normal.
January 16, 2013
You're invited to an informative evening talk for a unique insight into the breast team’s innovative work.
A breast cancer survivor urges people to be alert to symptoms: early diagnosis can save lives.
January 11, 2013
Nurses join Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, to cut the ribbon and open state of the art specialist unit
January 7, 2013
A new specialist secondary breast cancer nurse at the Royal Surrey will mean dedicated care for patients with individual support needs, thanks to Macmillan funding.
January 3, 2013
90 per cent of day surgery patients rate Royal Surrey care as ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’.
December 12, 2012
Parents and babies looked after on the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Royal Surrey County Hospital have celebrated their new support group with their first ever event.
December 6, 2012
Patients of the Royal Surrey County Hospital Accident and Emergency department have praised cleanliness, safety, privacy and staff in a national survey published today by the Care Quality Commission.
December 3, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital has been named as one of the top performers in the country for providing patients with MRI scans on the day of admission, meaning vital diagnosis is not delayed.
A Royal Surrey County Hospital project using keyhole surgical lymph node removal for prostate cancer has been highly commended at the National Oncology Quality in Care awards 2012.
November 16, 2012
NHS Leadership Academy welcomes Liv Simonsen-Burt of the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to the prestigious Clinical Leadership Fellowship
November 14, 2012
A diabetic patient who has managed his condition excellently for 60 years has been presented with the Robert Lawrence medal by the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt (MP for South West Surrey).
November 12, 2012
As part of Mouth Cancer Awareness Week, Surrey’s regional centre for mouth cancer treatment - the Royal Surrey County Hospital - is hosting a one-off walk-in clinic for people concerned about mouth cancer, or anyone with ulcers, sores, bumps, or lumps in their mouth.
November 6, 2012
Will Baker completed an epic 18 hour, 40 minute swim across the English Channel to raise more than £11,000 for our Teenage Cancer Unit.
November 5, 2012
A nurse specialist who goes the extra mile to support patients at St Luke’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Surrey has been presented with an NHS Hero Award.
October 31, 2012
A Pediatrics Matron has helped to give seriously ill and disabled children the holiday of their dreams, encouraging them to look more positively to the future.
October 29, 2012
Want to get involved in how your local hospital is run and managed? The Royal Surrey County Hospital has now opened nominations for a new Foundation Trust Governor, covering the Elmbridge area.
October 24, 2012
We’ve received two generous life-saving donations from local community groups this week - for our Cardiology department and Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU).
October 19, 2012
A specialist tool created by doctors at the Royal Surrey County Hospital has been highly commended at the National Diabetes Quality of Care awards 2012.
October 18, 2012
‘Outstanding achievements’ at the Royal Surrey were recognised at a recent healthcare conference.
October 11, 2012
Veteran actor James Cosmo has opened an art exhibition of works created by cancer patients at St Luke’s Center Centre in Guildford, Surrey.
October 8, 2012
More than 100 individuals and 10 teams of staff and volunteers giving their all to provide exceptional service and care to patients at Royal Surrey County Hospital, have been thanked at the Staff Recognition Awards 2012. The annual celebrations mark the fantastic work carried out every day by our talented, passionate and dedicated staff
Staff and patients driving to the hospital rear car park, or to the main entrance from Egerton Road, will be diverted due to roadworks staring on 8 October and lasting for a period of ten weeks.
August 22, 2012
Cancer patients at the Royal Surrey rated the hospital in the top 20% of Trusts in the country for overall care in the 2012 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey results released on 17th August.
July 30, 2012
There are a number of Royal Surrey staff who are taking a break from their day jobs (and night shifts) to support the Olympic Games.
There are road races on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July and Time Trials on the 31st July and 1st August.
July 25, 2012
Sainsbury's in Burphan have very generously donated £500 which will go towards new toys for the waiting area and some new equipment for the Paediatric A & E department.
July 19, 2012
A new information service has been launched at the Royal Surrey to support cancer patients during their diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
July 16, 2012
A £10M development has been agreed between the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust to provide radiotherapy from the East Surrey Hospital site.
July 9, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital has launched a new Patient Pledge which promises our patients high quality, safe and compassionate care and encourages patients to give feedback on their hospital experience.
On Wednesday 27th June the Royal Surrey County Hospital officially opened a new expressing room in the Special Care Baby Unit at the Trust.
June 15, 2012
On Thursday 21st June the British Medical Association, which represents doctors, is holding a day of industrial action and some doctors across the country intend to work in a limited capacity.
A new discharge hub was officially opened at the Royal Surrey County Hospital on Thursday 14th June. The new hub houses teams from the Royal Surrey, Surrey County Council, Surrey Community Health and the British Red Cross.
June 12, 2012
Please be aware that from Monday 4th June until Monday 11th June Gill Avenue will be reduced to one lane outside the front of the hospital.
May 21, 2012
Local people and patients are now being invited to submit their nominations for Royal Surrey County Hospital's “Patients' Choice Award” to recognise an outstanding hospital employee or team.
The latest Surrey, Sussex and South West London Regional Audit has identified the Royal Surrey County Hospital as having the lowest crude and standardised fetal and neonatal death rates in the region.
May 17, 2012
The Royal Surrey has an opportunity for members of the public, patients and staff to play a key role in the hospital’s future by standing for election as a governor.
May 3, 2012
The Royal Surrey is hosting an evening about Palliative Care on Wednesday 16th May at 7pm in the hospital’s Education Centre.
May 9, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital has been named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2012. Healthcare intelligence and improvement services specialist CHKS announced the winners of its Top Hospitals programme awards at a ceremony in London on Tuesday 1st May.
Visiting times have been extended at the Royal Surrey County Hospital to ensure that patients can spend more time with their loved ones during the day.
April 30, 2012
The Accident and Emergency department at the Royal Surrey County Hospital has been officially designated a Trauma Unit of the Southwest London & Surrey Trauma Network
On Thursday 26th April, the Mayor of Guildford officially opened the new Fountain Centre on Level A of St Luke’s Cancer Centre.
The Royal Surrey performed the best in Surrey in five key areas and improved on the Trust’s 2010 result in seven areas in the 2011 CQC Inpatients Survey released today (Tuesday 24th April).
April 13, 2012
The Royal Surrey Palliative Care team has won the 2012 International Journal of Palliative Nursing (IJPN) Award for Multidisciplinary Teamwork.
March 28, 2012
Professor Michael Bailey, who has worked at and with the Royal Surrey County Hospital as Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon for more than 30 years, has been presented with one of the highest honours in France by President Sarkozy at a ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
March 21, 2012
Findings in the 2011 CQC staff survey released on Tuesday 20th March have shown that staff at the Royal Surrey County Hospital rate the Trust in the top 20% of the county for 23 out of 38 key findings.
March 8, 2012
The Royal Surrey Palliative Care nursing team has been shortlisted for an International Journal of Palliative Nursing (IJPN) Award.
March 7, 2012
A young patient called Evie Reddick, has donated an iPad to Hascombe Children’s Ward with money her and her family have raised for the Royal Surrey.
March 2, 2012
Trustees of the Johnson Wax Charitable Trust visited on Wednesday 29th February to be given a demonstration of a new piece of equipment that has been purchased with funds given to The Royal Surrey Appeal.
February 29, 2012
Royal Surrey Clinical Director for Stroke and Geriatric Medicine, Dr Adrian Blight, will be giving a presentation on Monday 19th March at 7pm in the Education Centre at the hospital.
February 16, 2012
In the CQC 2011 Outpatient Survey results patients scored the Royal Surrey higher than the national average and the best in Surrey for explaining the purpose and side effects of medications.
February 13, 2012
Along with many other hospitals, the Royal Surrey is currently experiencing an increase in the number of patients coming to the hospital with diarrhoea and vomiting.
February 8, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Sue Lewis has resigned from her post.
February 2, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital has been presented with a prestigious award from the Enhancing Quality Programme for being the consistently highest performing Trust in the South East region.
January 31, 2012
The Royal Surrey County Hospital been certified as a provider of high quality health and social care information by The Information Standard scheme.
January 24, 2012
Michael Yalden (Deputy Provincial Grand Master) and his wife Janet came to the Royal Surrey to present Anne Gilvarry, Clinical Director of Opthalmology, with £5,000 to support the Royal Surrey Eye Clinic.
January 11, 2012
The first health event of 2012 at the Royal Surrey will be a presentation by Jacqui Tingle, Head of Midwifery, at 7pm on Wednesday 25th January.
December 20, 2011
The Royal Surrey County Hospital and the Jarvis Breast Screening and Diagnostic Centre in Guildford are taking part in a £1.6 million multi-centre trial of a new breast imaging machine, which has the potential to detect breast cancer earlier than before.
December 7, 2011
Royal Surrey Maxillofacial Consultant, Miss Carrie Newlands has been awarded the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) prize for Surgery 2011.
December 5, 2011
Actor Simon Bird officially opened the new Teenage Cancer Unit at the Royal Surrey County Hospital on Friday 2nd December.
November 10, 2011
The Pritchett and Quddoos families, with the support of The Rotary Club of Ripley and Send, presented a new vital signs monitor to the Royal Surrey’s Maternity Unit.
November 9, 2011
On the 31st October, the Royal Surrey officially opened the refurbished Transitional Care Unit at the hospital. The unit is based on the postnatal Shere Ward and allows babies who need extra support to be nursed next to their mum.
November 3, 2011
Consultant Ophthalmologist Miss Anne Gilvarry is hosting an Ophthalmology health event focused on cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration at the Royal Surrey on Thursday 17th November at 7pm.
November 1, 2011
The Royal Surrey has been given a very generous donation of £100,000 from the Friends of Cobham Hospital to go towards the new Endoscopy Suite that is currently being built at the Trust.
October 13, 2011
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the Trusts praised by the Care Quality Commission n the report out today on Dignity and Nutrition.
October 10, 2011
Last week staff from across the Royal Surrey gathered at Guildford County School to celebrate the 2011 Staff Recognition Awards. It was a full house with staff and patients coming together to celebrate the outstanding work of their colleagues and clinicians over the last 12 months.
October 5, 2011
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has carefully considered how it might partner with Epsom Hospital to form a successful Foundation Trust and local facility for the people it serves.
September 9, 2011
We have been exploring how we can build on our existing good relationship and work more closely together and potentially share some services in the future.
August 31, 2011
The Royal Surrey Radiotherapy team are holding an open day in their department on Saturday 10th September between 10am – 3pm. The day is open to everyone and will take place at the St Luke’s Cancer Centre on level A.
August 5, 2011
Monday 27th June saw the opening of a brand new Eye Unit at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. The new unit was pleased to welcome Mrs Lovell, who was also celebrating her 105th birthday, as their first patient.
July 22, 2011
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has commenced a patient case notes review, after concerns were raised about the medical practice of Dr Nic Driver, our Consultant Paediatrician with an interest in Epilepsy and Neurology. Click + for more information
July 6, 2011
Innovative equipment allowed specialist consultant to assess patient from home. Victoria Otham, 20 from Epsom, received emergency thrombolysis treatment, following a stroke, thanks to the use of innovative equipment at the Royal Surrey.
July 5, 2011
The Royal Surrey Maternity Unit are holding a friendly, informal forum for Mums and Dads, who have recently been cared for by them, to share their experience of pregnancy and birth. The sessions are being held at the Bellfields Childrens Centre, from 1.30 – 2.30pm on 9th August, 7th October and 9th December.
July 1, 2011
We have great staff at the Royal Surrey, who are dedicated to providing and improving our great care as a hospital and cancer centre in Guildford. They also never hold back from telling us what they think and how the whole organisation can be better.
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