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 81 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)

75.27% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

92.74% 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)

112.84% 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)

125.05% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100.00% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96.83% 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)

106.95% 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)

128.09% 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. 1131 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 374 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92staff recommend this hospital for care. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 3295 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

ENT consult - sleep clinic

No queue; seen on time; excellent atttude by nurse and consultant; I was given excellent information and guidance and I had the final dec...

16 August 2017

Excellent care in A and E

I went to A and E at 4pm and was treated by a wonderful doctor who was very kind and very patient ! As I was very nervous and in a lot of...

13 August 2017

Gynae Ward 1

I was admitted to have surgery for a repair, from the moment I went to the ward I was treated with dignity and friendliness. The staff co...

1 August 2017

Excellent service

I was brought into A and E after I lost consciousness, falling and sustaining a head injury. I was treated with care and compassion by th...

21 July 2017

Treatment at the breast clinic

Shown to a waiting area very quickly and promptly. Seen within 10 mins of waiting, examined and everything explained very well. Taken for...

14 July 2017

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust