North Tyneside General Hospital

Telephone: 0344 811 8111
Address: Rake Lane, Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 159 ratings for this hospital


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. 


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North Tyneside General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Rake Lane, Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 8NH



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Latest reviews of this hospital

A disgrace

My elderly mother was x rayed at North Tyneside following a fall at the end of last year. She was told the x ray was fine, but she had ar...

14 April 2014

Warfarin Clinic

Every member of Staff I have had to see within this Clinic have been wonderful. I am extremely hard of hearing and short-sighted and the...

8 April 2014

Extremely poor level of care

I was admitted to the surgical ward in December and February and on neither occasion was I satisfied with the level of care from the staf...

7 April 2014

no patient care

I recently had to go in for surgery on ward 7, I had no say in my care I was originally told It could be the Friday. Or the weekend that ...

6 April 2014

A & E and RATU

An unscheduled emergency visit to these two Units has left me with a profound sense of respect and hope for an NHS with staff like the g...

4 April 2014

Quality of service at North Tyneside General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

65 from 156 responses
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

36 from 888 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.32

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Better than average (0.00 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Poor - Some alerts not signed off after deadline

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

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Last updated on 07 April 2014.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust