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 43 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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Latest reviews of this hospital

angiogram

I would like to say thanks to the staff and nurses following my angiogram on the 8 /04/ 14 for their help in making you feel calm in the...

9 April 2014

communication problems/ no one answers phones!

The problem i am finding is that i received a letter on the 2nd April and have tried ever since to contact the department number supplied...

7 April 2014

My dads lost hearing aids...

Dissapeared overnight off his locker top whilst an inpatient at RLI Two days before his discharge to a nursing home But thank you to a ...

26 March 2014

day surgery level 3

I went to day surgery yesterday for a gallbladder removal. I was quite nervous but was put at ease straight away by the staff on this war...

15 March 2014

angiogram

Just attended westmorland hospital for the first time yesterday to the cardiac centre for an angiogram. Needless to say I was very appre...

19 February 2014

Quality of service at Westmorland General Hospital

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

88 from 81 responses
More detail

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Care Quality Commission national standards

All standards met
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Number of MRSA cases in last 3 months

0 case(s) in the last three months

Patient survey score for cleanliness

As expected with a score of 9.11

C. difficile infections in last 3 months

Average (0.00 cases per bed in the last three months)

NHS Choices users rating

Responding to patient safety alerts

Poor - Some alerts not signed off after deadline

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Last updated on 14 August 2012.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust