Wansbeck General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Woodhorn Lane , Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ
https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 179 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

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

92% 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)

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

93% 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)

118% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 211 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 38 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. 18 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 646 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 339 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

Breast Clinic

I want to thank all of the staff I met during my recent visit to the breast clinic at Wansbeck. I also work for the Trust which may make ...

8 April 2016

Surgical care.

May I say a big thank you to all the staff who looked after me during my surgery and after care on wards 15 and 7 also the surgical team ...

1 March 2016

Waited over 4 hours for a 15 minute appointment.

My Mother in law attended ward 15 on 22/02 /2016 for an injection in her right hip. She received an appointment asking her to attend at 1...

23 February 2016

Five Star treatment throughout

In all aspects (pre-operational, during the operation itself and post operation and aftercare) I could not have wished for better treatme...

4 February 2016

Visit for pre med

I went for a pre med on Tuesday 12th Jan 2016 not being too happy to make a 38 mile round trip when I only live .6 of a mile from Rake La...

12 January 2016

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust