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 71 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)

97% 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)

82% 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)

109% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 263 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 298 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

57% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 69 responses. 3895 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 69 responses. 3895 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Great compassion and efficiency

Admitted to skiddaw ward and in spite of low nursing levels, made to feel welcome. (One member of staff in particular was amazing all da...

25 February 2015

I have had surgery at this hospital. I was treated with the utmost respect.....

I have had surgery at this hospital. I was treated with the utmost respect.. One of my friends had open heart surgery in \London and it...

7 February 2015

Consultant profiles need updating!!!

I am due to go in for surgery soon and could not find any details on my consultant? I think it's about time an update was done because t...

31 January 2015

Fantastic Service

We phoned the ambulance service when our grandchild stopped breathing suddenly. The lady on phone was calm, helpful and did not leave us ...

30 January 2015

Disgusted. 2 ops cancelled ,,

Well I needed a hysterectomy in nov,got date 18 dec.. Got there after 1 hour journey got in a bed,then nurse came ,sorry go home..what. ...

19 January 2015

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust