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 180 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with 24 hour walk-in services, 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

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

85% 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)

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

149% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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. 170 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 43 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 439 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

71%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 439 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 17 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1016 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 414 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

Fantastic care from time you enter ward 15,till you leave

Hi.i would like to thank all the staff/consultant on ward 15(urology). The care today on 25/5/16 was exceptional(with my surgical procedu...

25 May 2016

Excellent from reception to treatment for extreme dermatitis

I have been suffering from dermatitis for several months now. It has recently become worse. I hav now got a superating mess on both forea...

22 May 2016

Exceptional Care.

On Thursday 19th May 206 I underwent a operation on my right leg. Firstly I would like to thank all the staff on Ward 15. From my ini...

20 May 2016

Thank you Ward 5

Our 90 year old father/father in law spent five days in Ward 5 recently. We wish to take this opportunity to praise the quality of care h...

18 May 2016

Thank you Ward 15

I am writing to thank every member of staff on Ward 15 for the care and treatment I received recently. From the minute I arrived at 7.30a...

16 May 2016

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust