Westmorland General Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 68 ratings for this hospital

Overview

WGH

“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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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Westmorland General Hospital

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

82.46% 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)

134.26% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

87.84% 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)

11.29% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 58 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92staff recommend this hospital for care. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 76 responses. 5379 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2805 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Visit to PCAS

A big thank you to the all the staff team at PCAS today. My elderly mother had fallen and hurt her arm so I really appreciated being abl...

16 September 2017

ken and Elaine Readfern

thank y so much my husband had a groin hernia op on fri 8 th sep in your day surgery the staff were wonderful and very caring it wa...

13 September 2017

Day surgery

Found all the staff on the ward to be friendly and very helpful from arrival to being discharged later the same day. My operation was on ...

13 September 2017

Day Surgery bladder biopsy

I would certainly recommend the Day Surgery at Westmorland General. I attended the Day Surgery on 6th September 2017. I would like to t...

7 September 2017

Tired to contact clinic

Tried to contact reception for retinal scanning clinic as unable to attend. Rang at 12.20 but although I was supposedly connected to the ...

25 August 2017

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Last updated on 15 December 2016.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust