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.

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)

105% 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)

113% 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)

118% 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)

147% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 375 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

75%Patients recommend this hospital. 472 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

X-Ray Department

I had a referral from my GP for a CT scan on my chest at the X-Ray department 5.45 PM on the 25 November. I will admit after some previou...

12 December 2014

parking

It has been a long time since you had 10 parking tickets for £10. It is now £10 for 4 tickets. Please update your information.

28 November 2014

excellent care

My little boy who has autism was taken to sandwell hospital. we first saw the doctor & nurses in a&e who were very good with my son. th...

26 November 2014

excellent staff and surgeons

I had a operation today to remove a lipoma lumpin my arm (fisrt ooperation) worst thing was I felt so nervous being on my own im only 26 ...

25 November 2014

gong home

Very rude A&E doctor to me at 1am Thursday. I got mugged on the way home after been discharged from Sandwell with no money to get home...

8 November 2014

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust