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The Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead)

Grading:  - Good

The Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead) is managed by The Queen Victoria NHS Foundation Trust.

The Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH) provides a specialist burns and plastic surgery service to both adults and children. The trust provides emergency, trauma and elective reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for people who have been damaged or disfigured through accident or disease. Patients are admitted from the south east of England including south east London. The trust also provides ‘hub and spoke’ specialist services at other hospitals in the south east of England, bringing QVH staff with specialist skills to remote hospital locations.

Additionally the hospital provides a minor injuries unit and services for the treatment of common conditions of the hands, eyes, skin and teeth for people living in and around East Grinstead, as well as outpatient and therapy services.

There are two surgical wards with 47 beds where trauma and plastics patients are cared for together with a dedicated burns unit with 12 beds. The hospital has 10 operating theatres with associated areas for anaesthetics and recovery within the main theatre suite. Two further theatres are used for plastic surgery (Rowntree; day care 1 and 2). There is also one theatre attached to the burns unit where patients who arrived by ambulance are assessed and treated before being transferred either to the burns unit or to critical care.

There are 9 beds on Peanut Ward for the care of Children and Young people.

The Hospital employs approximately 835 whole time equivalent staff.

The Hospital was inspected as part of our Comprehensive Inspection programme for the NHS Trusts in England. It was inspected on the 11th and 12th November 2015, with unannounced visit on 23rd November 2015.