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 70 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)

108% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

139% 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% - 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 734 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 403 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

65%staff recommend this hospital for care. 948 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 948 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Gran's care

My Grandma was admitted at the beginning of the year for emergency hernia repair to Priory two ward. The care she received was excellent....

25 June 2015

My fathers death

I am utterly disgusted with this hospital and the way we were treated as a family the night my dad passed away while out walking from a m...

22 June 2015

Long waiting times

Had an head injury, phoned 111 servive said need to be seen within the hour, went to sandwell hosp a and e straight away, Waited 2 and a ...

7 June 2015

Ante-Natal Dept. Never Again!

I was booked in at Sandwell for my first antenatal scan. I have opten to have the baby at City Hospital, but the scan was booked for San...

6 June 2015

Primary Care

My daughter has been to and from GPs regarding her two year old little girls health. This little girl has a rash and a high temp. The D...

23 May 2015

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust