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 86 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)

92% 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)

108% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

85% 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)

116% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 516 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 27 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83%staff recommend this hospital for care. 6 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

50%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 6 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

our hospital

The nursing staff and doctors are excellent work under pressure and using the resources available to them to it best potential. The short...

27 June 2015

out patient appointment fracture clinic

Went for a review appointment about my fractured elbow and soft tissue damage today. The receptiomist and nurses and radiographer were br...

11 June 2015

Thank you Overwater!

Admitted for day surgery. After a long day for self and wife - the operation, will it, won't it take place? taken down to theatre at 7.30...

10 June 2015

Appointment request system

I have an urgent referral from my GP but when trying to book there are no appointments available for Gastrointestinal and Liver services ...

9 June 2015

Couldn't fault any of my care

I returned home yesterday after a Tibial Osteotomy I could not fault the care I had received, their caring and professional attention was...

8 June 2015

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust