Palmer Community Hospital

Telephone: 0191 451 6000
Address: Wear Street, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 3UX

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 8 ratings for this hospital


The Trust 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.

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Palmer Community Hospital

Tel: 0191 451 6000   Fax: 0191 4516001

Address: Wear Street, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 3UX



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Latest reviews of this hospital

ENT appointment today 2.30pm

Unfortunately I didn't catch the name of the consultant I seen today, but what an arrogant man he was. Even after I stated we seemed to ...

8 April 2014

Public water facilities

I was a bit disgusted to find out that there is "no provision for water for the public". I asked a nurse in the hearing dept for a drink ...

24 February 2014

Poor customer care / service

Took my 15 month old daughter as unable to get appointment with GP. Visited at 2pm and was advised by receptionist that there was 8 peop...

28 January 2014

Out Patient Audiology and Blood Test

I have been to Palmers blood clinic on many occasions and have always been met with a happy smiling face and felt welcome. I have also at...

13 December 2013

All round a very unhappy hospital

Just back from a chest x-ray at Palmers and although I had the x-ray I found some of the staff a little off putting yes they did the work...

6 September 2013

Quality of service at Palmer Community Hospital

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.24

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.00 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust