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 164 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)

95% 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)

98% 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)

97% 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)

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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 539 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 621 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 552 responses. 8471 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 552 responses. 8471 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

excellent staff

Got taken into wansbeck via ambulance (not for the first time) was quickly assessed and monitored as my illness was classed as life threa...

20 December 2014

hit and miss

I have had a few experiences with Wansbeck, both good and bad. However my most recent one was Friday 12th December about 7pm. I took my y...

18 December 2014

ward 2

I was admitted to Wansbeck general on the 5th december 2014, with diagnosis of a blood clot on my lungs, after having a scan i was put on...

11 December 2014

Terrible Experience

where do i start, my sister was admitted to wansbeck hospital about two weeks ago from rake lane after having a stroke, the staff are doi...

5 December 2014

Visit to surgical assessment unit at Wansbeck

I had manometry & 24 hour PH test done at the Wansbeck - and I was really impressed with the way I was treated. The staff were absolutely...

25 November 2014

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust