West Cumberland Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 81 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)

88% 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)

88% 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 684 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 41 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

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 297 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

Great care at West Cumberland

I had a fast access outpatients appointment at the hospital. I was seen promptly and all the staff were brilliant. They reassured me, the...

16 April 2016

Day surgery

From the arrival to the day case reception to my departure at 7:30 ish I was absolutely bowled over by the professionalism and care I rec...

15 April 2016

Accident while away from home

while working away from home I suffered mouth injury, I had to park a 44 ton truck ouside hairmyres a&e, I was seen promptly and poli...

2 April 2016

Maternity care on delivery suite & Honister ward

I wanted to feedback my positive experience at WCH when I went in on 20/3/16 in labour. From the moment of arrival on delivery suite we w...

23 March 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust