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 234 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)

91% 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)

97% 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. 426 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 805 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

very impressed

My wife was admitted to A & E in the early hours of the weekend with respiratory problems and she and I were very impressed with the ...

20 April 2015

1st class service in Breast Clinic

I was referred to the breast clinic by my GP. I was extremely impressed by the care that was given to me all the staff from the HCA to th...

15 April 2015

Unimpressed with response of staff

My daughter was brought into a&e by myself and my husband due to a high temperature of 39 degrees c, vomiting and being rather lethargic....

14 April 2015

7 day stay at North Tyneside.

I was transferred from Hexham to North Tyneside in early November as I had become very unwell and needed to be near an icu unit. Hexham w...

12 April 2015

Ward 12

The care and respect my Father received on Ward 12 in March 2015 was quite simply exceptional. Thank you to all the medical and domestic...

8 April 2015

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Last updated on 07 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust