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 75 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)

98% 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)

81% 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)

96% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 176 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 364 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

awful condescending staff

I eventually got seen 1.5 hours after my appointment with no apology or explanation. I was then surprised to explain why I was there when...

17 April 2015

Knee Arthroscopy - Excellent Care

I recently (Feb 2015) had a Knee Arthroscopy at the West Cumberland Hospital and can't praise the hospital and its staff highly enough. ...

19 March 2015

All nursing staff in main outpatients.

On visiting the main outpatients, I am most impressed by by all the nursing staff. very cheerfull, Highly Professional, Most Caring, Hi...

16 March 2015

Facilities dated, however patient care excellent

I was sent to the West Cumberland for a VQ Gamma Scan in the Nuclear Medicine Department as the scanner at Carlisle was broken. From my f...

11 March 2015

skiddaw ward

I had total knee replacement operation in February, could not fault any of the staff, they are all caring, professional and respectful, n...

5 March 2015

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust