Wansbeck General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Woodhorn Lane , Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ
https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 96 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-12 midnight), a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, full range of diagnostic testing, 12 wards and outpatient clinics covering a range of specialties.

Car parking
Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day.  

The trust is currently changing the system used to manage its car parks so patients and visitors are asked to carefully observe signage in hospital car parks during this transitional period. 

 

 

Contact details, map and directions

Wansbeck General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Woodhorn Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ

Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

Email: contactus@northumbria.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Wansbeck General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

91.10% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

115.51% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96.12% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

122.32% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 431 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87staff recommend this hospital for care. 592 responses. 8537 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

74staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 592 responses. 8537 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

NA%Patients recommend this hospital. 4 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 401 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 850 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

out patient visit

I attended orth. Out patients on Wednesday 20th September at Wansbeck. .as followup for hip aspiration and MRI scan results. As always w...

22 September 2017

Knee replacement

My experience at the orthopaedic unit was exceptional. From start to finish I was treated with respect. I was obviously nervous about wha...

20 September 2017

Brilliant service in X-Ray Department

Arrived a little early for a pre-booked 12.30pm X-Ray appointment. I was seen as soon as I arrived, X-Ray done and out within 20 minutes...

15 September 2017

Total knee replacement 8th August 2017

Where to start? ....... My experience was brilliant! All the way from pre assessment to the actual operation and stay in hospital - ward ...

15 September 2017

Excellent Staff

I was admitted today as a day patient to Ward 15 for a gynae procedure under general anaesthetic. I was very impressed with the staff and...

14 September 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust