Westmorland General Hospital

Telephone: 01539 732288
Address: Burton Rd, Kendal, LA9 7RG
Website: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 56 ratings for this hospital

Overview

“We will be the best – giving excellent compassionate care to the people of Morecambe Bay.”

Westmorland General Hospital is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Each of its hospitals is staffed by highly committed teams of doctors, nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and support workers, delivering a range of general hospital services and striving to give excellent, compassionate care to the people of Morecambe Bay.

Westmorland General Hospital provides a wide range of services including a 24 hour *Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS), *GP led medical care, Chemotherapy Unit, Renal Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Cardiac Catheterisation Lab, Midwife-led Maternity Unit, Elective Surgical services, Outpatient and Diagnostic services, including pathology, radiology and endoscopy, and allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Pharmacy services.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/westmorland-general-hospital/

*Service provided by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

We place great value in the fact that local people continue to choose our hospitals. You can join our Trust as a public member, this will enable you to be kept informed on developments, more information is available at http://www.mbht.nhs.uk/trust/

Contact details, map and directions

Westmorland General Hospital

Tel: 01539 732288   Fax: 01539 740852

Address: Burton Rd, Kendal, LA9 7RG

Website: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Westmorland General Hospital

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

84% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 99 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 32 responses. 5010 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 32 responses. 5010 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

no appointment 3 months after AF and heart scan !

I suffered an Atriam Fribulation in June 2014 and was admitted to RLI for a few days untll it settled down. The staff and service at RLI ...

28 October 2014

day surgery ward

i was so impressed with all staff I met on Saturday. I was nervous and nurses were caring and reassuring. Surgeons and threatre staff wer...

24 September 2014

Biopsy and cystoscopy

I have recently attended Westmorland General Hospital for prostater biopsy and flexible cystoscopy in relation to prostate cancer. I have...

23 September 2014

Great people

From the moment I walked in till the time I departed nothing was too much trouble to the fantastic nurses, surgeon etc, thank you

13 September 2014

Emergency visit 7 Sept c6.30pm

Arrived in considerable pain after a fall. Staff were excellent, giving prompt pain relief and setting in motion X-ray and thorough exami...

11 September 2014

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Last updated on 14 August 2012.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust