West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG
http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 77 ratings for this hospital

Overview

West Cumberland Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital is a general hospital providing a 24-hour A&E, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, a range of specialist clinical services and an outpatients service.

There is pay and display parking onsite.

Visiting hours are available on our website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-times.aspx

 

Contact details, map and directions

West Cumberland Hospital

Tel: 01946 693181

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

Website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

85% 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)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

87% 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)

126% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.4% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.02% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 908 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 83 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6363% staff recommend this hospital for care. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

3838% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 1179 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outstandibg

I had my baby girl on the 30/08/16 5 weeks early due to a problem I had. I can't thank my midwife enough for their support during my preg...

23 September 2016

Wonderful caring team of staff

Hysterectomy April 2016 ..no problems. Consultant went out of his way to do key hole op even though it was difficult. Took time to heal b...

18 September 2016

Surgery cancelled twice, can they cancel again?

The first time they cancelled, I was sat at the hospital when my surgeon told me they wouldn't operate due to me taking the contraceptive...

4 September 2016

Superb care at West Cumberland A&E

I had to attend A&E on Saturday 13 August after breaking my big toe in 6 places. Can I say that the service was first rate. Caring, t...

17 August 2016

Thankyou

Im on holiday in ths area and came in on consecutive nights last week and the staff were veet professional and caring. A traumatic experi...

15 August 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust