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 out of 5 stars

Based on 64 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

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

86% 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)

98% 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)

93% 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)

111% 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

0.12% - 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 284 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 320 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

69%staff recommend this hospital for care. 744 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

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

Really angry with the way i were treated yet again !

This event happened a few months ago but it actually has occurred to me how badly i were treated at the south tyneside Childrens A&E depa...

27 March 2015

ED visit

I had occasion to use the services of first the Walk-in centre at Palmer Hospital (sadly due to close imminently) and then the Emergency ...

20 March 2015

Endoscopy Day Ward

I required a colonoscopy which was carried out yesterday afternoon by the doctor and his staff. I have nothing but praise for all those...

17 March 2015

disgusting way to treat an old lady

I would like to share with people the disgusting way this hospital treats the elderly. After spending 4 weeks on ward 2 it was decided th...

7 March 2015

Needs a total overhaul

The maternity department have policies that do not take into account current NICE guidelines. Consultants make decisions about birth with...

7 March 2015

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust