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 153 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)

95% 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)

94% 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)

91% 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

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

93%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 304 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 693 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

Great care at Wansbeck General Hospital

i was admitted to Wansbeck through A&E. The staff worked very well together. I was treat with respect and dignity. Staff were profess...

21 October 2014

Filthy under equipped and under staffed

After a recent visit to the accident and emergency dept at Wansbeck General I have been left astounded by the lack of hygiene i witnessed...

17 October 2014

staff on ward 15

I came in for an operation on 8/10/14 very frightened and apprehensive. The staff on ward 15 were brilliant, so kind and understanding. I...

16 October 2014

Appalling Cleanliness and No Paedaeatric Care.

Our 3 year old daughter was unfortunate enough to be taken in to Wansbeck A&E by ambulance with breathing difficulties. Despite the b...

16 October 2014

Collapse due to Gastroenteritis and Possible broken Wrist

My wife Margaret Hoole has had to use the dept twice in the last four weeks.First visit was after a collapse when she had gastroenteritis...

15 October 2014

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust