Sandwell District General Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 57 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 national standards

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

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

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

120% 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)

124% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of non registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

162% 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

0.40% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

4.36% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

72 from 591 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

48 from 457 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

My A&E experience

I went to A&E on a Sunday because of severe swelling in my left leg. I though it was Cellulitis as I'd had it before and it was. I waited...

23 June 2014

You're a joke of a hospital.

My 74 year old Dad was sent to Sandwell Hospital last weekend for a stomach infection and irregular heart beat. The nurses said that he n...

6 June 2014

great care from the hospital

My little girl was rushed to a&e the weekend I was very happy with her care there tbe doctors & nurses were excellent with her sh...

4 June 2014

rude doctor

My son waited 6 months to see a doctor about his behaviour. we have had no sleep for the past 2 years tryed everything. he gets very angr...

4 June 2014

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AFTER MY MOM.

My mom was rushed into Sandwell as an emergency late on the evening of Mon 28/4/14. From admission in A & E until discharge on 12.5.14 f...

12 May 2014

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust