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Palmer Community Hospital

0191 402 8000 Wear Street , Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 3UX
http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 7 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

Contact details, map and directions

Palmer Community Hospital

Tel: 0191 402 8000

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

Website: http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

Email: chris.morgan@stft.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Palmer Community Hospital

This hospital is managed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% 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 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

Palmers hospital.

I went to the walk in centre and then to the doctor with abdominal pains, which ended up being a massive ovarian cyst, and my cancer mark...

30 September 2016

Emergency dental care

I telephoned at 0930 on Sunday morning and was called back within an hour and an appointment was made for me at 1300. I only waited a ver...

3 July 2016

Waiting time

I visited on 15/6/16 for a 10:50 appointment with ent - it was 12:15 when I saw the consultant! The nurse's have made apologies and expla...

15 June 2016

Excellent service

I'm not a dentist person, I don't like them at all... However the staff at the out of hours were incredibly kind and quick to attend to m...

17 October 2015

Blood Test

I went to get my bloods taken yesterday morning and I got there for opening (half 8) to pick my number up which was 37! It turns out, peo...

8 August 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust