South Tyneside District Hospital

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

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 66 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)

90% 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)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

103% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 379 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 339 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1219 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

64%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1219 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 109 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1557 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

Not fantastic

My first was born April 2013 and the appointments etc and care was fantastic on the lead up to me giving birth. However... i am pregnant ...

29 July 2015

Diabetes doctor

I have type 2 diabetes. I am on insulin. This is monitored by the diabetes doctor. I am supposed to see the doctor twice a year but re...

5 July 2015

Dreadful A&E Treatment

I attended A & E on 11 March with severe renal colic. Having seen triage, I later saw a doctor. I have had kidney stones for many years a...

22 June 2015

Great Staff

I had to go to A&E this morning 19th June, and I have to say the few nurses and the doctor I seen were spot on . We hear many negati...

21 June 2015

Undiagnosed heart condition

I visited the hospital half a dozen times for various heart tests. The first one 3 months ago, the last one about 6 weeks ago. I have ...

16 June 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust