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 91 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)

89.66% 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)

118.07% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96.49% 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)

125.99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 351 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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 41 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 485 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 375 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

Fast Track Hip Replacement

Following a referral by my GP I was quickly seen by a consultant and a date given for my surgery. The hospital kept me fully informed dur...

11 August 2017

One stop breast clinic- Wansbeck

I attended Wansbeck one stop breast clinic today on August 3rd. My appointment was through the 2 week urgent referral scheme. Prior to th...

3 August 2017

Very poor 'treatment ' in what I thought was a and e

I have borderline personality disorder which makes me extremely anxious and distressed. I was sent to casualty for an ecg as I was very b...

2 August 2017

Exceptional Care from All Staff on Ward 15 and Recovery Ward

I would like to thank all the staff on Ward 15 for the wonderful care that I received whilst I was undergoing a procedure for Nerve Root ...

2 August 2017

Super quick efficient care-cannot fault!

After waiting at the new cramlington hospital for 2 hours to be triaged, I was advised by a lovely nurse to go to wansbeck if I could as ...

20 July 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust