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 194 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

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

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)

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)

118% 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)

99% 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 354 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 102 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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 19 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 786 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 381 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

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

Hospial feedback

I had an appointment on Saturday the 12 December at Wansbeck Hospital. My appointment was for 9.30 am. However, after waiting to see the ...

14 December 2015

Breast Cancer treatment

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the Breast Cancer Team at Wansbeck General Hospital. From the moment I believed something ...

12 December 2015

full hip operation and recovery in ward 7 wansbeck

I would like to thank everyone who looked after me in ward 7 they all went the extra mile to make my stay as pleasant as possible thank y...

18 November 2015

Outstanding care

I had my hip operation on Tuesday 10th November 2015. I was overwhelmed by the fantastic care and attention that I received by the dedi...

13 November 2015

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust