West Cumberland Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 83 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)

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)

85% 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)

119% 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 660 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

54%staff recommend this hospital for care. 41 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

41%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 41 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 630 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Top class consultant

I recently attended an appointment at the Rheumatology clinic with the doctor and I must say that they are one of the nicest medical peop...

1 February 2016

No complaints from me

I was in hospital for 10 days with pneumonia in December 2014. The respect I got from staff and doctors was very good. The care was exc...

28 January 2016

Endoscopy department

Just returned from a very apprehensive visit to West Cumberland Hospital. I was apprehensive due to a distressing previous encounter with...

27 January 2016

Radiology CT Experience

It is no secret, the reputation of the NHS in Cumbria presently leaves something to be desired so it was with some apprehension and with ...

27 January 2016

Staff

I've just been to Whitehaven hospital for an appointment and can not speak more highly of the level of care I received, in particular the...

18 January 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust