North Tyneside General Hospital

Telephone: 0344 811 8111
Address: Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH
Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/north-tyneside

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 233 ratings for this hospital

Overview

North Tyneside General Hospital

North Tyneside is a general hospital with a 24 hour A&E department, a midwifery-led maternity unit, full range of diagnostic testing, outpatient clinics covering a range of specialties, 24 wards as well as facilities for care of the elderly.

Car parking
Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day.  

The trust is currently changing the system used to manage its car parks so patients and visitors are asked to carefully observe signage in hospital car parks during this transitional period. 

 

Contact details, map and directions

North Tyneside General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH

Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/north-tyneside

Email: contactus@northumbria.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at North Tyneside General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% 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
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

91% 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)

99% 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)

92% 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

0.67% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

4.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 381 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 942 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92%staff recommend this hospital for care. 552 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 552 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

son admitted to A&E

I would like to say a big thank you to all the staff involved frim A & E to x-ray after my son was seen on Friday 27/03/2015 after di...

31 March 2015

oncology

Absolutely brilliant staff. Made my treatment a lot less scary. Made me feel so relaxed and comfortable during my treatment. Lovely frien...

30 March 2015

Excellent care

The staff are efficient, caring, respectful and friendly. They were very supportive to myself and my sister when our mum was in with a s...

28 March 2015

Foot surgery

I would like to thank the consultant and their secretary, all the staff on the Surgical Day Unit and in Theatre for my care on 11th Febru...

27 March 2015

Sub standard care over 78 days.

Experienced the most miserable time visiting a relative over the last 78 days. The standard of care was unacceptable especially in ward 7...

24 March 2015

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Last updated on 07 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust