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 89 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

Outstanding
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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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 331 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87staff recommend this hospital for care. 592 responses. 8537 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

74staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 592 responses. 8537 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 7 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

0.99%Patients recommend this hospital. 564 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 337 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

Very poor experience

After visiting the urgent care centre we were very impressed and had high hopes for this hospital. However, when my partner was transferr...

24 June 2017

anatomy scan

visited the antenatel clinic wansbeck for an anatomy scan on the 14th june . As you can imagine any scan is nerve racking so the wait for...

23 June 2017

Great service

I attended the walk in centre with my son. The care we received was excellent.

20 June 2017

Unbelievably good

I had an appointment at Wansbeck Hospital for a CT scan. I have never seen such caring, wonderful staff. The CT department works until ...

18 June 2017

Dreadful experience on Ward 10 WGH

I was admitted to Northumbria Specialist Emergeny Care Hospital in Cramlington in January 2016, where I had excellent care from lovely ca...

16 June 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust