Palmer Community Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 13 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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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

69%staff recommend this hospital for care. 744 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%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

best treatment i have ever received from a Medical practitioner

Went today with my mother around 12pm. Reception staff were brilliant at the walk in. Spoke to us with respect and friendliness. The doct...

13 March 2015

Never go again

I was seen my a nurse because I have been bleeding from my ear and suffering dizziness and headaches, she spent 20 seconds looking in my ...

23 October 2014

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

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust