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 160 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 national standards

All standards met
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% of registered nurse day 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 Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96% 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)

96% 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)

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 534 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 623 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 763 responses. 8448 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 754 responses. 8448 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

Ward Seven

Just got having had a replacement hip operation in Ward Seven, Wansbeck Hospital and cannot praise them enough. Everyone in that ward, t...

6 November 2014

Ward 8

My 87 year old mum has just spent 5 days on ward 8 after having a fall at her home. On the whole I foung the nursing staff caring and hel...

6 November 2014

Excellent hospital

I was rushed to Wansbeck from Hexham. The staff were amazing. I was in pain and frightened and they gave me such reassurance and support,...

5 November 2014

Friendly and nice staff

Went to visit the A&E on the 1st of November, I thought I would have to wait half the night to come in but it didn't take that long. The ...

4 November 2014

day case admission

I was admitted for day case surgery. My treatment necessitated an overnight stay on ward 10. The treatment I received both on the day cas...

4 November 2014

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust