West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG
http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 76 ratings for this hospital

Overview

West Cumberland Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital is a general hospital providing a 24-hour A&E, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, a range of specialist clinical services and an outpatients service.

There is pay and display parking onsite.

Visiting hours are available on our website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-times.aspx

 

Contact details, map and directions

West Cumberland Hospital

Tel: 01946 693181

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

Website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

87% 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)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

130% 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

0.4% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.02% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 698 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 49 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6363% staff recommend this hospital for care. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

3838% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 559 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

A caring and competent department

My wife was seen twice recently following a fall. On both occasions she was treated quickly and compassionately. We were both involved in...

16 June 2016

Credit where credit is due

From my arrival to my discharge on the same day after surgery I cannot praise the staff enough on the day unit. All the staff involved in...

10 June 2016

Accident and Emergency Support

During May, I have needed to visit your A and E department on three occasions for a urine retention problem (too much information). The p...

24 May 2016

great staff

my mam came into hospital last week for a new knee, the staff where fantastic on ward one . my mam has dementure and she has a job in rem...

6 May 2016

A & E walk in

I came in with a split forehead following a fall on Scafell on Friday 22nd April. I was dealt with quickly and comfortably and with care...

29 April 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust