Furness General Hospital

01229 870870 Dalton Lane , Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF
http://www.mbht.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 80 ratings for this hospital

Overview

FGH

“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work”

Furness General Hospital is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria. 

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Furness General Hospital provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatient services, Oncology Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Case Unit, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Patient Progression Unit, Maternity Unit and Special Care Baby Unit.

There is also a sub-regional service for upper gastro-intestinal surgery; diagnostic services, including Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy; and allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Pharmacy services.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/furness-general-hospital/

 

Contact details, map and directions

Furness General Hospital

Tel: 01229 870870

Address: Dalton Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF

Website: http://www.mbht.nhs.uk

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Furness General Hospital

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

86% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% 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)

113% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

95% 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)

104% 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)

118% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 563 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 366 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 268 responses. 5276 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 268 responses. 5276 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 3543 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

Excellent Care & professionalism

I was admitted in the early hours of Thursday 18th May following a fall in our hotel and sustained injury to my right arm . I was in cons...

23 May 2017

Maternity ward

Amazing care and fantastic service was scared at first but they set me right at ease within minutes of being there. Brilliant midwifes ca...

5 May 2017

Continuation of my review 6/4/17

After my review about my cancelled appointment, on 6/5/17 I feel I must complain once again. First a reply about my cancelled appointment...

11 April 2017

Cancelled appointment

Attended F.G.H 5 April 2017. After finishing work 4 hours early I caught the train from workington to Barrow. I had appointment at the in...

6 April 2017

Staff very caring.

I attended Furness General over a course of 2 1/2 months for treatment on Ward 1. This accumulated with an over night stay on the ward. T...

4 April 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust