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 171 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: contact.centre2@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 national standards

All standards met
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% of registered nurse 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 non registered nurse day 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 registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

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

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

102% 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

1.74% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.81% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

66 from 284 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

51 from 869 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

emergency appendecitus

I was visiting family in the area for 3 days from Belgium and developed appendicitis. A & E saw me within minutes and we're fantastic. V...

14 July 2014

Missed the point

The current NHS system of being constantly referred by the GP for tests not allowing inter speciality referral is very time consuming and...

14 July 2014

Fantastic level of care

My son was brought to a and e following an accident the level of care he received was fantastic all staff members involved were polite an...

12 July 2014

very good

Stayed in surgery day unit, Excellent staff and care. Thank you

9 July 2014

ward 7

I was admitted to ward 7. After having gallbladder removed, I was appalled at the level of care from nursing staff, My drip was not att...

9 July 2014

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Last updated on 07 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust