West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 74 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)

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)

102% 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)

83% 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)

123% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 232 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 208 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

57% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 69 responses. 3895 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 69 responses. 3895 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Well done Guys

I went to this Hospital after suffering acute pain for 4 weeks.Treatment in A@E was fast caring and decisive. I was then referred to The...

12 December 2014

Hip replacement

I had a left hip replacement on 16th October. I would like to thank the Consultant and all who were involved in caring for me during my s...

31 October 2014

WHY TRANSFER WHEN THERE ARE NO BEDS!!!!!!!

At 8:45pm last night we visited the A & E Department at WCH with my very ill 71 year old mother. She was seen immediately by the A &...

28 October 2014

Day procedure on Skiddaw Ward

While all the staff I came into contact with were great, the day was not without its difficulties. Due to bed shortages they were running...

16 October 2014

hospital system

my father was in and out of hospital numerous times with high calcium caused by lung cancer during these times in and out of hospital h...

16 October 2014

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust