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 59 ratings for this hospital


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


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West Cumberland Hospital

Tel: 01946 693181

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

Website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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Latest reviews of this hospital

My stay on Overwater 1

I was rushed in to the hospital on Tuesday 8th April and I can say undoubtably that each a every member of staff made my stay both as co...

18 April 2014

a & e

nothing dramatic but wanted to say thank you to a&e doctor for persevering and finding and removing the tiny piece of wood in my eye ...

16 April 2014

Quality and friendliness

After my recent orthopeadic operation during which I stayed in the Kirkstone ward I would like to thank all the staff for their friendlin...

13 April 2014


My daughter was born at 32 weeks on 14th Feb 2014, the staff in scbu where absolutely fantastic, we where looked after so well and they...

7 April 2014


I am a little late in submitting this review, so sorry about that. I was admitted onto Kirkstone 1 ward for a biopsy on a lower abdomina...

5 April 2014

Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

63 from 156 responses
More detail

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

59 from 363 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

Some standards not met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 8.70

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.01 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 13 January 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust