West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 90 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)

95% 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)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night 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 night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

115% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1293 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 325 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

55%staff recommend this hospital for care. 309 responses. 3948 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

47%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 309 responses. 3948 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 3199 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Male Mastectomy

A quick note of thanks to express my gratitude and admiration for all staff who looked after me over the last 36 hours. The operating te...

17 January 2017

A Successful Operation

It has been five weeks (6th December) since my day surgery TURP at West Cumberland Hospital and it appears to have been very successful. ...

11 January 2017

Helen Lord - knee replacement

I was admitted to Ward 1 for knee replacement on 1 Dec 2016. I cannot thank the wch enough for the care and treatment I received and aft...

7 January 2017

Brilliant hospital.

Can't give praise enough for the NHS and specifically CHOC at Whitehaven hospital. Rang 111 at 7, had an appointment at 9, we were taking...

2 January 2017

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

The Consultant was amazing, and was very caring and took the time to complete the surgery laparoscopic and it would have been much easier...

2 January 2017

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust