Wansbeck General Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 107 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-12 midnight), 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

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

86% 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)

124% 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)

140% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 159 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

69%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 56 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 4651 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 434 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

Appointment at "One Stop Breast Clinic - Wansbeck

Visited today as an outpatient. Was very impressed with the service . From booking in, to meeting the consultant and having a mammogram a...

23 March 2017

Cardiology Daycase Unit.

For anyone going to Wansbeck Hospital, as I did a week ago, for a implantation of a cardiac monitor I would like to reassure them that th...

23 March 2017

Great advice

My child had been unwell for a couple of days and was unable to be seen at gp due to no appointments. We were seen quickly by a nice doct...

16 March 2017

ENDOSCOPY DEPARTMENT

Had an appointment for a COLONOSCOPY on 8th March 2017. Although this was my second colonoscopy investigation following my Bowel Cancer ...

10 March 2017

Fantastic care from ward 15

In as a day patient today and I cannot fault the care I was given in any way. All the team in Ward 15 are brilliant and totally professio...

8 March 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust