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)

87% 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)

103% 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)

100% 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)

116% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 480 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 846 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

some staff need better staff to patient skills

my partner was at a maternity scan last week and the scanning nurse was not very respectful to my partner and her kids. They were very ab...

20 May 2015

Ward 8

Excellent care and support for all of the family during Dads final days. Endless cups of tea and time to talk. Much appreciated during a ...

14 May 2015

Lack of rehabilitation and physiotherapy in Stroke ward

In my experience of my grandparents death in the stroke ward. He received little or no rehabilitation and the only physiotherapy he recei...

12 May 2015

Maternity ward 22

I attended the ward worried and anxious but left feeling relieved and full of information. Midwife and maternity student were very helpf...

11 May 2015

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

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust