South Tyneside District Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 60 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 national standards

All standards met
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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
Ward level breakdown

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

91% 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)

112% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 323 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 880 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

69% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 870 responses. 4542 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

71% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 869 responses. 4542 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Good Hospital

Met all expectations.

31 October 2014

Car park

Would just like to say the car park machines are not well lit as stated in one review, I visited last night and had a job to see the lett...

30 October 2014

Four day stay on Ward 7

I would like to relay my experience of my short stay at the hospital especially on Ward 7. I had a total knee replacement on Friday...

23 October 2014

Minor Surgery to remove basal cell carcinoma

From the initial consultation my treatment could not have been better. The appointments were exactly on time on every occasion.The team w...

25 September 2014

A & E

Took my 82 year old dad to A & E on request of doctor after home visit. He could only walk one step, with the aid of a walking stick...

19 September 2014

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust