Can you help us improve NHS Choices?

Take part in our survey to share your views

West Cumberland Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 84 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

Get directions to West Cumberland Hospital

You can plan your journey with Transport direct.

Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
Visit CQC profile

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

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

103% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

83% 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)

113% 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)

132% 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. 855 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 26 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

62%staff recommend this hospital for care. 126 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 126 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 863 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

MRI scan

Why do I have to make an appointment to have a spine scan at my local hospital only after I have seen an expert in either Newcastle or Ma...

16 July 2015

Efficient and brilliant!

This hospital gets a lot of bad press but based on my experience the other day I cannot see why! I fell off my bike and got mild concuss...

12 July 2015

A big thank you

Today, Tuesday 7th July 2015, my Dr. referred me to A&E with suspected bleeding in my stomach. Within 10 minutes, an ambulance arrived an...

7 July 2015

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

Choose and book appointments

I have been referred to Gastroenterology. I tried to 'choose and book' online and was given four choices of hospital...West Cumberland Ho...

12 June 2015

Nearby Hospitals

Find nearby Hospitals

Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust