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 152 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)

93% 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)

149% 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. 182 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 47 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

8888% staff recommend this hospital for care. 436 responses. 8849 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

7878% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 436 responses. 8849 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 40 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1829 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 402 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

Walk in service

Having had a fall which, I suspected had broken a bone in my foot, I visited Wansbeck Hospital on a Sunday evening. The treatment which I...

26 September 2016

oncology day unit wansbeck

I was diagnoised with CLL 3 years ago and from the onset I have always received the best of care.My consultant always puts me at my ease,...

21 September 2016

Ward 15 - couldn't have been better

I was admitted to Ward 15 for a hip operation in February 2016 and every one of the hospital staff involved with my care were brilliant. ...

19 September 2016

You become part of a family

I have been receiving treatment for breast cancer at the Wansbeck hospital for the last three years. The care I have received has been am...

16 September 2016

Hip Replacement

On the 30 August this year I arrived at Ward 15 to have a total hip replacement. To say I was terrified was Ian understatement! I was im...

9 September 2016

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Last updated on 30 June 2015.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust