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)

89% 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)

99% 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)

96% 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)

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 269 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 439 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

stroke unit...excellent!!!!!

I would like to praise the staff in the stroke unit, ward 8. Over the last few years my father has spent time on this unit. The latest t...

23 January 2015

Childrens A&E

My son was taken here and he received the best of care! We were seen straight away and he was sorted quickly! Staff were very friendly, ...

15 January 2015

I was a patient on the maternity ward and I could not possibly fault them. The..

I was a patient on the maternity ward and I could not possibly fault them. The care I received was top class as I mattered to them and it...

14 January 2015

A & E

My opinion of this hospital will never change. Last night I was bitten by a dog, my daughter phoned up to find out what to do they told ...

11 January 2015

An experience not to have to suffer again

Feel Ill, visit accident and emergency, get rebuked for visiting the hospital but told to wait for 2 hours. Pay £2,50 to park for 2 ...

7 January 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust