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 69 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)

100% 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)

97% 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)

107% 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 419 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 685 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

69%staff recommend this hospital for care. 744 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 744 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

Childrens A&E a shambles

Entered A&E this evening at 7:30 after calling 111 and having a nurse call back to say go to A&E straight away, at 9:30 at least 10 patie...

19 April 2015

A&E

I had my coil fitted in the out patient department at the hospital on the 1st of this month. I few days ago I started getting extremely i...

17 April 2015

Car Parking

I recently offered to take my new in laws to attend an appointment at South Tyneside Hospital, as that was not there normal hospital they...

12 April 2015

Poor quality care.

Labour was supposed to be a positive experience, however, the doctor had little communication skills, did not ask for consent, had littl...

5 April 2015

Day surgery and trauma clinic

I had an opereation 2 weeks ago and i couldnt say a bad thing about the hospital, the surgery or the staff. I was made to feel really cal...

1 April 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust