West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 76 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)

87% 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)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

86% 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)

124% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 733 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 53 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

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 598 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Well looked after - Childrens ward

We were on holiday in Centreparcs and my daughter took ill during the night. She was referred by Penrith hospital with a suspected appen...

21 July 2016

Coronary Unit WCH

A big thank you to all the staff who working in the unit on Wed 6th July. I was called to the hospital at two in the morning. My mother w...

14 July 2016

West Cumberland hospital is truly a wonderful place

A big thank you to all the staff on the day unit, my care from start to finish was first class everyone was so kind from all the ward sta...

1 July 2016

Treatment of injury to my hand

Following an injury to my hand (dog bite) I went to the primary care unit in Workington where I was quickly seen and given antibiotics wi...

29 June 2016

A caring and competent department

My wife was seen twice recently following a fall. On both occasions she was treated quickly and compassionately. We were both involved in...

16 June 2016

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust