West Cumberland Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 91 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

Cannot praise high enough

I was taken to Whitehaven hospital via ambulance - the ambulance staff were amazing with me and helped me as much as they possibly could....

15 April 2017

Very impressed

I was admitted for day surgery to hav my collarbone fixed with a possible over night stay due to not being able to get in to Carlisle hos...

24 March 2017

My mother was admitted to Ward 1A at West Cumberland Hospital for a total hip...

My mother was admitted to Ward 1A at West Cumberland Hospital for a total hip replacement In February. She was very impressed with her ca...

21 March 2017

Day case unit and surgery

I was admitted to the day case unit on 14th of March for shoulder surgery and have nothing but praise for the hospital and staff. From be...

15 March 2017

MRI scan marked as 'urgent' by consultant

What is this Hospital's actual definition of 'urgent'? Three weeks for an MRI marked as urgent by the consultant would appear to be the d...

13 March 2017

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust