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 206 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with 24 hour walk-in services, 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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Departments and services

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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)

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

97Patients recommend this hospital. 486 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89Patients recommend this hospital. 35 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85%staff recommend this hospital for care. 479 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

82%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 479 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 31 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 839 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

Recent treatment for missed miscarriage

I just wanted to post about how lovely all of the staff are at wansbeck hospital. I recently stayed in ward 4 - a mix of surgical and gyn...

1 July 2015

Told I had a headache .. Later told I had a TIA !

I was taken into A&E I lost vision , face dropped , amongst other problems . Seen by a very disrespectful Dr and told I had a headac...

17 June 2015

Food

The booking of food is a great idea, but I suffer from IBS and the ingredients were not listed. I usually have porridge for breakfast and...

14 June 2015

Pregnancy Assessment Unit - fantastic!

I was referred by my midwife to the PAU following some concerns about my pregnancy. Upon arrival at the unit I was met by a very happy an...

8 June 2015

delivery and maternity

I was induced on Thursday March 13th 2014 and all staff were excellent ,even though my labour was very slow and needed a bit extra help o...

3 June 2015

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

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