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 120 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: contact.centre2@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 non registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

162% 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 non registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

40% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

1.74% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

4.81% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

67 from 338 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

60 from 755 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Holiday Accident

I was brought into the A&E department on the evening of July 7th with a broken wrist and attended the fracture clinic the following ...

25 July 2014

Holiday Accident

I was brought to Wansbeck A&E on July 7th 2014 following a fall at Seahouses. I had broken my wrist, clear even to a non-medical pers...

25 July 2014

Can't praise them enough !

I went to Wansbeck after being misdiagnosed at another hospital, I was dealt with very quickly and sensitively by the Consultant and his ...

18 July 2014

Review applies only to A & E department

My 100 yr old mother was admitted this morning presenting stroke symptoms and was dealt with in a timely, calm and efficient manner resul...

13 July 2014

Maternity care was excellent.

Me and my family would like to thank and praise all the staff on the delivery suite for the excellent care I received on the early but sa...

10 July 2014

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

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