South Tyneside District Hospital

Telephone: 0191 404 1000
Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL
Website: http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 59 ratings for this hospital

Overview

South Tyneside District Hospital is part of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust which is responsible for acute hospital services in South Tyneside and a wide range of community health services in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. It is based at South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. It was selected as one of the Top 40 Hospitals in the country by the independent benchmarking company, CHKS - the seventh time in the last eight years.

We have 394 general, maternity and paediatric beds, and provide a full range of general secondary care hospital services. These include cancer services, specialised medicine, rehabilitation and older people's services, children's services and women's services. We provide community services across six streams of care – Planned Care, Children & Families, Palliative Care, Intermediate Care, Mental health and Learning Disabilities and Urgent Care.

Contact details, map and directions

South Tyneside District Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000   Fax: 0191 2022197

Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

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

Email: chris.morgan@stft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at South Tyneside District Hospital

This hospital is managed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission Inspection Ratings

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

88% 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)

95% 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)

93% 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)

114% 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

0.12% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

7.73% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 254 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 349 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

69% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 744 responses. 4499 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 744 responses. 4499 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

8 falls in 28 days!

My 83 yr old dad got admitted 4.2.15, he was confused & quite poorly.. We discoverd he had low sodium level due to medication prescribed ...

3 March 2015

A&E

Attended A&E to find an auxiliary nurse sitting at reception who told me I had to wait for the receptionist to come back before I cou...

26 February 2015

act fast on a stroke ( not)

My grandma is still in the observation ward 17-2-15. We brought her in on Saturday 14-2-15 as she was slurring her words and wasn't maki...

17 February 2015

a&e

I normally haven't a bad thing to say about the hospital but this one time was a really bad experience I had been suffering really bad f...

9 February 2015

Customer service

I visited the department of oral and facial surgery in September, for the entire duration of my wait I was subjected to the receptionist ...

3 February 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust