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 95 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-12 midnight), 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)

86% 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)

124% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% 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)

140% 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. 295 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

69%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 80 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 5706 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 538 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

Excellent care

While we were visiting Morpeth my wife suffered a fall and we were advised to go to A&E at this hospital. She was seen within 20 or 30 mi...

27 April 2017

Can't thank ward 15 and the gynecological team enough

Thank you so much to ward 15, my amazing gynaecological surgeon, their amazing team, and the anaesthetist team. 5 stars just aren't ...

25 April 2017

Stayed here last week as had a knee operation .

Recently had a knee operation here , everything went really first class service from all staff on ward 15 - to ward 10 & recovery roo...

23 April 2017

Parking and visiting

Can't fault the care and help given, however as a disabled driver with mobility problems, having to park in the new carpark at the south ...

13 April 2017

checkup following knee replacement

I attended clinic yesterday for checkup following knee replacement. Reception staff as always very friendly and polite. Clinic staff welc...

6 April 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust