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 123 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 129 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 42 responses

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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 55 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 4298 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 356 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

Achilles reconstruction

Admitted to ward 15 on Tuesday 10/1/17 for Achilles reconstruction & then to ward 10 overnight. Every person that dealt with me court...

13 January 2017

Endoscopy dept wansbeck general hospital. brilliant dept.

I attended this dept for a gastroscopy,on the 3rd January. From going in to reception to being discharged , i was given excellent care. T...

4 January 2017

One stop breast clinic

Went to the one stop breast clinic today with my daughter. Wehad had wonderful treatment which was so comforting due to the circumstances...

3 January 2017

Thank you ward 15 and the breast care team.

I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has been involved in my care at Wansbeck Hospital over the past year. I think excel...

2 January 2017

Total hip replacement

Went in to ward 15 @ 11.30am, went for operation around 3pm, had block and sedation. Next thing I knew consultant was saying everything w...

20 December 2016

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

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