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 64 ratings for this hospital



“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

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.

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

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 inspection ratings

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.7% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.11% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 140 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1230 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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20 September 2015

A few miinor quibbles

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19 September 2015

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