West Cumberland Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 70 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: www.ncuh.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-times.co.uk

 

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 national standards

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

90% 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)

98% 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)

78% 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)

140% 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

1.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

5.69% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

77 from 152 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

59 from 351 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Lack of an x -ray left my wife with a fractured spine.

The staff did not want to x-ray my wifes lower back.Stating that she did not have a fractured pelvis because there was no blood in her ur...

1 August 2014

My father admitted to A&E then ITU

My father admitted to A&E then ITU On 25th June my father, who was suffering from a chronic respiratory desease, collapsed at home. ...

31 July 2014

A&E reception would embarrass a Third World hospital

Arriving at A&E with a child screaming out in pain, the two people idly chatting behind the glass screens of reception ignored us ent...

27 July 2014

Outpatient private appointment- eye clonic

I was referred by my optician - all staff other than consultant I saw were fine . Consultant who did not even introduce himself spent sev...

24 July 2014

Rheumatology Department

The nurse's in this department are fantastic, very professional but approachable, can not fault them at all. The rheumatoid nurse specia...

24 July 2014

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Last updated on 13 January 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust