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.

Contact details, map and directions

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

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

101% 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)

109% 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)

105% 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)

127% 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 431 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

78%Patients recommend this hospital. 424 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 1266 responses. 7356 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 1266 responses. 7356 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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I came to try find out how many patients in A&E they would treat see in an hour. (My wife had pain with a fish bone very deep in her thr...

28 February 2015

Unhappy

My mother was admitted in Sandwell Hospital and with sharp pains in her stomach. third day she was sent home with antibiotics and told t...

23 February 2015

Are patients concerns not taken seriouly?

The overall level of cleanliness and hygiene left a lot to be desired. One shower was out of order from August 2014 to January 2015. The ...

18 February 2015

Outstanding care

i recenrtly went to A& E by ambulance. The paramedics showed great skill and were very reassuring and helpful, and made me feel calmer an...

5 February 2015

My oppinions on the treatment i recieved at Sandwell General

I was admitted to Sandwell General on the 2nd July 2014 suffering from A M L I was treated in Newton 5 and I must say that the treatment ...

3 February 2015

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust