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 208 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)

91% 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)

102% 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)

93% 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)

94% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 614 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 722 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%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

referral back to endocrinology after being discharged

I visited the doctor in late march for a blood test after they noticed a swelling on my neck bloods came back normal when I went for my r...

25 May 2015

Quality of care Wards 2 and 3

While at Sandaybay holiday park on Sat.16th May i needed medical attention and was admitted to Wansbeck Hospital due to breathing proble...

23 May 2015

Superb Service,

very early a few weeks ago I was in absolute agony with a urinary issue and was seen by a nurse who performed a procedure which provided ...

20 May 2015

Amazing Hip Replacement Experience

From the initial consultation to discharge every single member of staff involved in my operation at Wansbeck were friendly, compassionate...

20 May 2015

A big thanks to my orthopaedic surgeon.

After a second hip replacement I seen the consultant about my arthritis in both knees. They said in their opinion i wasn't ready yet for ...

14 May 2015

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust