South Tyneside District Hospital

0191 404 1000 Harton Lane , South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL
http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 79 ratings for this hospital

Overview

South Tyneside District Hospital is part of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust which 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

South Tyneside District Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000   Fax: 0191 2022197

Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

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

Email: chris.morgan@stft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at South Tyneside District Hospital

This hospital is managed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

101% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 352 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 122 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7171% staff recommend this hospital for care. 204 responses. 4239 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5757% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 204 responses. 4239 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 92 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1968 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 939 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

Heart problem

Have been diagnosed with heart failure. Lack of blood to heart. Misdiagnosed since late February after appendectomy, doctors appear to ha...

23 September 2016

My stay on ward 7 from 16th September to 20th September 2016

my stay on Ward 7, filled me with anxiousness, as I have had too have my right hip replaced at the age of 52, its something I was very wo...

20 September 2016

T I A (Mini Stroke)

2 weeks ago I suffered a T I A, my first contact was with the NHS helpline, (111), the operator assessed my condition and provided a para...

20 September 2016

Totally inept

Ended up in shields hospital after a accident at work, i was wrongly diagnosed by a doctor who showed a complete lack of interest in anyt...

11 September 2016

I need a full knee replacement but specialist refuses to perform surgery

I've been in chronic pain for 3 years ..I need knee replacement but doctor days I'm too young, I'm in my fifties..I'd rather have surgery...

10 September 2016

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust