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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 136 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)

89% 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)

115% 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)

148% 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. 242 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 115 responses

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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 44 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 3202 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 455 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

Ward 15 Day Surgery Wansbeck

A very big thank you to all staff involved in my care on Ward 15. You guys do a tremendous job. From going in at 7: 30am to being dischar...

1 December 2016

All the staff were friendly and kind

I had excellent care from my appointments before my operation with Mr Carr and his team in outpatients to my actual operation. Everyone ...

26 November 2016

Friendly, helpful, respectful and professional

I had the best experience I have ever had in any hospital today at Wansbeck Urgent Care Centre. I was seen for triage within five minutes...

18 November 2016

Excellent treatment in both hospitals

I was admitted to northumberland specialist care hospital in cramlington for diabetic acidosis. The team were amazing, they quickly got m...

14 November 2016

Over the last 18 months I have received excellent care during and after surgery

Over the last 18 months I have received excellent care during and after surgery to remove bunions and straighten toes on both feet. My su...

13 November 2016

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust