South Tyneside District Hospital

Telephone: 0191 404 1000
Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 51 ratings for this hospital


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.

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South Tyneside District Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000   Fax: 0191 2022197

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



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Latest reviews of this hospital

My overall care in hospital

I was admitted to ward 4 on the day of my operation ( for a hip replacement ) on the 7th March. Then after my op I went on to ward 7. The...

13 April 2014

Dont know

My granddaughter came out with a rash ,she was sent to this hospital by her GP in an ambulance because they thought it could be meningiti...

6 April 2014


A lot of the staff unhelpful, waiting time too long, from experience, partner went to the a&e on advice of doctor as suffering from a...

2 April 2014

Outstanding Care in A&E

I attended the A&E department today. It was the first time I have been to South Tyneside Hospital and it was a good first impression ...

21 March 2014

dissapointed but understand but needs addressing if possible

Okay so iv been to A&E twice in the last month with pains. First time I was in agony and was just left in the waiting room while near...

10 February 2014

Quality of service at South Tyneside District Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

77 from 313 responses
More detail

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

46 from 202 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.24

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.01 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Good - All alerts signed off where deadline has passed

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust