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West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 86 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)

100% 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)

132% 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1032 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 144 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

55%staff recommend this hospital for care. 309 responses. 3948 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

47%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 309 responses. 3948 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 3103 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Recommend highly

Admitted to hospital on evening Sunday 13 November after calling ambulance. Was suffering from chest pain. From the person on end of th...

23 November 2016

Lovely hospital

On my first visit impressed with easy access and parking. Directed by friendly staff to my location. My appointment times were as hoped. ...

14 November 2016

A&E could not have been more helpful and accommodating

What can I say, I am so impressed.. What a difference the new wing has made, to surroundings and I suspect staff moral given a huge boo...

14 November 2016

Attende following a fall

I recently attended A+E following a nasty fall injuring my wrist and ribs. The care l recieved was excellent,all departments from recept...

14 November 2016

Endoscopy Unit.

I had an Endoscopy at WCH on Thursday 10/11/16 and found all the Endoscopy Unit Staff to be very efficient, kind and caring.A huge thanks...

10 November 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust