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 82 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)

96% 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)

84% 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)

107% 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

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. 261 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 469 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

57%staff recommend this hospital for care. 69 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 69 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Needing treatment whilst on holiday

I would like to say a big thank you to all the staff I encountered on my 4 visits for treatment to my hand , I received exceptional care ...

26 May 2015

Total hip replacement.

After initial misgivings due to bad press towards WCH, I had my total hip replacement there on April 20th. The care and attention give...

22 May 2015

Recent Surgery & stay in Overwater Ward may 2015

I would just like to say how good all the staff were during my recent stay in hospital. The NHS gets a lot of stick and the WCH has had a...

19 May 2015

My Stay on Overwater 1

Was only expecting to stay overnight but due to a complication it was stretched to three days. The ward staff were absolutely fantastic.....

16 May 2015

Accident & Emergency Cardiac problem

Firstly I must praise the surgery staff at work and the NHS Ambulance staff, before I got to A&E Rushed in to A&E in a anxious s...

15 May 2015

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust