West Cumberland Hospital

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

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 94 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

This hospital is managed by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94.69% 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)

104.04% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

88.23% 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)

99.62% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 719 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 27 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76staff recommend this hospital for care. 25 responses. 4043 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 25 responses. 4043 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1010 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Ward 1a

During my 3 day stay on ward 1a following a knee operation, I feel it's important to acknowledge the exemplary care I received from all m...

17 August 2017

Total knee replacement ( both knees)

I attended WCH on 20th July for a TKR of my left knee following the same operation on my right knee back in September of 2016. I have no...

16 August 2017

Visit to A&E

I visited A&E in a wheelchair on Thursday 10th August at 10:00 with a foot injury. I was seen by a nurse within 15 minutes and a doct...

14 August 2017

camera

Very professional and friendly service.

11 August 2017

Visit to A&E

Thursday 10th August 2017 I unfortunately had a fall, whilst out walking. I damaged my left wrist and had cause to visit the A&E Depa...

11 August 2017

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust