Wansbeck General Hospital

Telephone: 0344 811 8111
Address: Woodhorn Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ
Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 194 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a 24 hour A&E department, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, full range of diagnostic testing, 12 wards and outpatient clinics covering a range of specialties.

Car parking
Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day.  

The trust is currently changing the system used to manage its car parks so patients and visitors are asked to carefully observe signage in hospital car parks during this transitional period. 

 

 

Contact details, map and directions

Wansbeck General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Woodhorn Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ

Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

Email: contactus@northumbria.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Wansbeck General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.67% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

4.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 420 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 710 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92%staff recommend this hospital for care. 552 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%75%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 552 responses

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

fantastic staff on ward 15

Yesterday I had a hysterectomy on ward 15 and cannot praise the fantastic staff enough, from clerks to recovery staff their care and supp...

27 March 2015

No idea

I came to A & E as I have Crohns Disease and was in severe pain. The doctor assigned to me asked why I came to this hospital and not Nort...

25 March 2015

Smoking Policy (non smoker)

I have visited Wansbeck on several occasion and on every visit I have had to walk through numerous people/patients standing, sitting in w...

23 March 2015

Thank you for caring for my father

My father has been a patient of Wansbeck many times and other than one occasion we found his treatment to be first class from the consult...

22 March 2015

Excellent care on a busy ward

I was admitted on Wednesday 18th March to ward 15 for a minor operation. The staff were all cheerful, conscientious and hard working. I c...

20 March 2015

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust