West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 93 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)

95% 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)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

88% 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)

115% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 897 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 116 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

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 2688 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent A+E Service

Had occasion to visit A+E in the evening of Sat 18th March, with my elderly mother following some sort of collision/fall she had in her h...

20 February 2017

Excellent

A huge thank you to all the staff in the A&E and around about. From the paramedics, to the receptionists, doctor, and nurses. Everyon...

17 February 2017

A&E - A huge improvement

Having posted a negative review some years ago, I thought it only fair to mention our recent positive experience. Bringing a young chi...

12 February 2017

Hernia Operation

I had a pre operatiom assessment at Cockermouth Community Hospital on the 5th of Jan. 2017, and was given an operation date of 7th of Feb...

8 February 2017

Top class care

I attended for a partial knee replacement on 20th January 2017. The whole experience was amazing from start to finish. Everything was c...

2 February 2017

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust