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

This hospital is managed by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 710 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 73 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76staff recommend this hospital for care. 25 responses. 4043 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 25 responses. 4043 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1162 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

Hysteroscopy. Polyp removal.

I attended 3 times for investigation, hysteroscopy then polyp removal. As I had breast cancer about five years ago I admit to feeling a b...

23 June 2017

Day surgery to have gallbladder removed

Today 15th June I went in to have my gallbladder removed , waited less than 5 minutes to be taken from reception at 8 am by 9.10 I was in...

15 June 2017

Absolutley brilliant

I have just returned home from a night in Whitehaven A&E and I cant thank all the staff enough. I was moved to the EAU ward and was ...

14 June 2017

Total knee replacement

I would like to thank all staff from day case to theatre staff and my surgeon thank you to all staff on ward 1a for your care during my stay

13 June 2017

Gallbladder removal daycare

I couldn't fault the surgeons and nurses in the daycare. Brilliant care from my nurse (deputy ward manager/sister). Procedure went as exp...

8 June 2017

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust