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 60 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)

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)

114% 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)

114% 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)

150% 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

68 from 641 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

46 from 465 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Unclean, unsafe and infection riddled.

Six week after leaving this hospital I am suffering more than when admitted. I have an infection caused by this hospital and it's neglect...

27 August 2014

Colposcopy clinic

A horrible time in my life made so much easier by the caring attitudes and warmth of the staff at Sandwell. Can't rate them highly enough.

19 August 2014

Lyndon Four

My wife was admitted with pulmonary oedema on the 5th august 2014 and was treated by a consultant and his team. I can only thank them, an...

9 August 2014

Staff would rather offload you to your GP

No care. I was in need of an abdominal ultra sound scan and have since been told this by numerous other medical professionals, but was de...

6 August 2014

Shocking treatment in a&e. Avoid 'Maria'

I won't give details of what was wrong with me, but when I visited Sandwell a&e after coming from city a&e for a second opinion, a triage...

6 August 2014

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust