Sandwell District General Hospital

Telephone: 0121 553 1831
Address: Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4HJ
Website: http://www.swbh.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 74 ratings for this hospital

Overview

High quality healthcare is provided by Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust which has some of the shortest waiting times and lowest infection rates in the country. The Trust provides adult and paediatric acute services and a number of specialist services for patients throughout the UK. The Trust has halved MRSA rates in the last twelve months and has low rates of c.difficile. Discounted car parking tickets are available for regular visitors.

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Sandwell District General Hospital

Tel: 0121 553 1831   Fax: 0121 607 3117

Address: Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4HJ

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

Email: swbh.comms@nhs.net

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Quality of service at Sandwell District General Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

107% 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)

111% 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)

112% 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)

135% 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% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.33% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 585 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 459 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1266 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1266 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Exceptional staff

I attended Sandwell A&E department with a head injury yesterday. The wait time was short; the triage process seemed very efficient. I was...

12 April 2015

A seamless service across departments.

I recently attended phlebotomy for a regular blood test. Due to the phlebotomist seeing my acute exacerbation of pain due to a pre-exist...

1 April 2015

Opening times

It would be real nice if the opening/closing times of the eye clinic are displayed. I got a slot for my son today to check his eye for in...

19 March 2015

Disgrace

As I have put a review in the Past, and I was informed by the Chief Executive to contact Pals service, which I did. This is what happe...

18 March 2015

Hip surgery

Had a hip operation 3rd March 2015 . The staff were first class from the ward nurses to the theatre staff.Having never been in hospital ...

5 March 2015

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust