Palmer Community Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 11 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

A pleasent visit

I had fallen off my bike a few weeks ago and was worried that I might have broken a bone so I decided to give it a go over the RVI. It...

19 July 2014

Drinking water availability.

I have been back to Palmers hospital, twice since my initial complaint and no provision for drinking water was available on either occasi...

5 July 2014

minor injurys

was seen to day at the walkin centure, lovely locum nurse, put me at ease, very polite, great sense of humor, hope she gets told just w...

17 June 2014

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

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust