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 68 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)

103% 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)

115% 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)

113% 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)

144% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

96%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 511 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 448 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 1275 responses. 7398 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

64% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 1268 responses. 7398 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent Care

Arrived by ambulance in A&E, 19 Oct 2014 Transferred to AMUA 19 Oct2014 TO 21 Oct 2014 Transferred to Newton 5 (shortage of beds...

24 October 2014

no antibacterial gel

I visited sandwell hospital outpatients today, I was very disappointed to find out that there is no antibacterial gel anywhere down stair...

23 October 2014

my son was rushed to a+ e.

My son was rushed 2 a+ e ,after having drink + drugs ,he's 18,within 5 Mins off being there he was unconcious,I can't fail the a+ e team ...

19 October 2014

a&e staff fantastic cant say the same about the consultant

absolutely cronic service ...twice Sandwell have failed my son once in 2006 when they totally missed to plaster his fracture causing unes...

24 September 2014

been referred twice and both times bad

I have been having problems with gyno for ages and first time I was referred I was just put on the pill and told me I will get better. Th...

22 September 2014

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust