North Tyneside General Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 147 ratings for this hospital

Overview

North Tyneside General Hospital

North Tyneside is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-12 midnight), 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 first 20 minutes of parking is free so if you take a ticket and exit the car park within 20 minutes, there will be no charge.

Please take a ticket to raise the barrier to gain entry to the car park. You will then use this ticket to pay at a pay station before leaving. The payment machines take coins and notes, as well as credit and debit cards.

There are a number of designated free parking bays reserved for registered disabled drivers displaying a valid blue badge permit.

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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Departments and services

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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

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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)

120% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

142% 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

0.67% - 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 448 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 42 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

69%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 532 responses. 8746 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 55 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 4298 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 356 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

Palliative Care Unit

My wife was diagnosed with returning breast cancer, metastasised to lungs in May 2016, on top of COPD. No cure. After regular visits to N...

20 January 2017

Useless, wasting time

I went there for treatment but the doctor didn't give me much checks, they simply told me nothing wrong with me and let me go home. They ...

6 January 2017

Ward 7

I was recently admitted to Ward 7 for my initial convalescence following surgery at the Specialist Emergency Care Hospital at Cramlington...

11 December 2016

Mri scan at Rake Lane Hospital

I had an mri scan at Rake Lane hospital on 28th November, what a surprise. I had an Mri scan at Nuffield hospital in June 2000 and was se...

3 December 2016

Excellent care at rakelane urgent care centre

My 12 year old son was seen straight away by a nurse who assessed him for his injured foot she talked to him all of the time asking him t...

17 November 2016

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust