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 199 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: contactus@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 inspection ratings

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

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

92% 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

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. 425 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 683 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92%staff recommend this hospital for care. 552 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 552 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 professional staff

They couldn't have done enough. After all the talk from the area where I live about bad reports on the hospital I was very worried attend...

27 April 2015

investigation treatment

I recently had to attend Wansbeck Hospital for investigatons into stomach pains I have been experiencing for quite a while. I had to have...

25 April 2015

ward 4 is Terrible

I was nearly giving two doses of medication 25 minutes after my first one since the nurse didnt write it down also to ring the alarm at 4...

21 April 2015

My second home!

In the last year I have seen more of Wansbeck Hospital than I really wanted to, starting with my son in ITU last year and more recently b...

14 April 2015

97% patients would recommend- I doubt these figures

Having had to go into Wansbeck at the beginning of the year for surgery I can testify that no-one on the ward I was on was happy about th...

14 April 2015

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Last updated on 08 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust