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South Tyneside District Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 79 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

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

91% 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)

101% 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% 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)

101% 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 380 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 151 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 178 responses. 4185 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

49%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 178 responses. 4185 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 25 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1613 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 551 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

Fabulous Staff

I am writing in praise of the superb staff involved in the treatment of my late father , from the first response ambulance service to the...

6 December 2016

Prayers answered

On behalf of St Gregory's RC Church, thank you for the care and compassion shown to one of our parish priests. ...

8 November 2016

Stay Away

I had an appointment for Endoscopy on Feb 9th 2015. After waiting over 5 hours a nurse approached me and said they were there to give me ...

2 November 2016

Unscheduled visit to South Tyneside Hospital Aug/Sept 2016

Having recently, in the last two months experienced unscheduled hospitalisation. My first in 53 years, due to a particularly nasty gallbl...

22 October 2016

Relative given incorrect dose of medication

Grandmother in hospital currently, and given x 10 dose of medication, ending up in her being poisoned. She has been completely disorienta...

20 October 2016

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust