Scunthorpe General Hospital

Telephone: 01724 282282
Address: Cliff Gardens, Scunthorpe, DN15 7BH
Website: http://www.nlg.nhs.uk/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 193 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Hospital praised for dementia care

Overview

scunthorpe hospital:cliff gardens entrance

Scunthorpe General Hospital provides a wide range of district general services to the population of North Lincolnshire. Our busy emergency centre sees around 60,000 attendances every year and our maternity staff deliver more than 2,000 babies. Our state-of-the-art Blue Sky Imaging Suite provides a seven day scanning/diagnostic service.

 

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Scunthorpe General Hospital

Tel: 01724 282282

Address: Cliff Gardens, Scunthorpe, DN15 7BH

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

Email: nlg-tr.pals@nhs.net

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Latest news

Hospital praised for dementia care

Staff at Scunthorpe General Hospital have been praised for their efforts to improve the care given to dementia patients and their families.

The hospital has been awarded a working to become dementia friendly’ recognition award from the Dementia Action Alliance.

Recent improvements implemented to improve the care given to dementia patients and their families include:

  • Dementia friendly bays created on wards designed to put dementia patients at ease
  • Working towards having dementia champions across all wards and departments
  • Additional training for staff including a new leadership course called Bee Inspired
  • Regular drop-in sessions on site with the Alzheimer’s Society for the public
  • The use of the ‘My Life’ person-centred planning tool to help staff to see the person with dementia as an individual.

Rachel Greenbeck, quality matron with a special focus on dementia care, received the dementia friendly recognition award on behalf of the hospital. She says its important healthcare providers adapt to the needs of the local community. She said: “People with dementia over the age of 65 currently occupy up to a quarter of hospital beds at one time and there is an unacceptable variation in the provision of dementia care across the country which has led to a call to focus on the quality of dementia care.

“Hospital environments are particularly challenging for people with memory and communication problems, with cluttered ward layouts, poor signage and other hazards. It is vital we ensure our staff are fully trained in how to give appropriate care to people with dementia and that the hospital environment is suitable.”

Last updated on 28 May 2014.

Quality of service at Scunthorpe General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94% 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)

96% 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)

97% 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)

103% 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

0.95% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.1% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 548 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 508 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

57%staff recommend this hospital for care. 500 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

46%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 500 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

74 year old mother discharged in taxi with catheter

My mother was discharged from ward 2 last week after 4 days in hospital after having seizures. She is a stroke survivor and gets very con...

30 March 2015

M R I scan

I had an R I scan on 27th March, 2015 at 09.45 , and I was very anxious and nervous , the 2 members of staff that carried out the proced...

28 March 2015

Outpatients Appointments

Tried to get through to outpatients appointments on 2 occasions. Message came on stating I was number one in the queue and got fed up of...

24 March 2015

2 hours wasted

After hurting my knee I went in to a & e as the pain was unbearable, I saw the nurse then was waiting to be seen after waiting 2 hours. I...

24 March 2015

Planned investigation unit and angiogram lab

Attended my planned angiogram appointment 19/3/15 and can honestly say putting hand on heart (pardonthe pun) that the attention and nursi...

19 March 2015

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Last updated on 09 September 2014.

Information supplied by Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust