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)

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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1256 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 71 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63%staff recommend this hospital for care. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

38%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 8 responses. 3972 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 3733 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Ward 1A

The care my mother is receiving on ward 1A is outstanding.The staff ,not only are they professional and friendly ,but also hard working. ...

22 May 2017

High quality standard of patient care, just when you need it

Just left the post op ward after a four day stay where I frankly felt ill and had a lot of pain. The staff were incredibly supportive, ki...

15 May 2017

Total Knee Replacement 28th April 2017

I was admitted to WCH to have a knee replacement on Friday 28th April 2017 as you would expect I was apprehensive but from the minute I w...

6 May 2017

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

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust