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West Park Hospital, Darlington

01325 552000 Edward Pease Way , Darlington, Durham, DL2 2TS
http://www.tewv.nhs.uk/westparkhospital

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 18 ratings for this hospital

Overview

West Park Hospital

West Park Hospital offers inpatient mental health care for adults and older people.

Adult inpatient eating disorders services are on Birch Ward (Northern Centre for Eating Disorders).

Children's learning disability respite care is also provided in Holly Unit on the West Park Hospital site.

For more information visit www.tewv.nhs.uk/westparkhospital

 

This hospital is run by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Contact details, map and directions

West Park Hospital, Darlington

Tel: 01325 552000   Fax: 01325 552203

Address: Edward Pease Way, Darlington, Durham, DL2 2TS

Website: http://www.tewv.nhs.uk/westparkhospital

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at West Park Hospital, Darlington

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

105% 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)

127% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

108% 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)

128% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

3.03% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

0.47% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 2870 responses. 6450 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 2870 responses. 6450 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 1632 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

I owe my life to this place

I had a long admission in west park and found the place to be overall excellent. Sometimes I clashed with staff but even though I didn't ...

12 July 2016

Elm ward was the worst experience of my life

I was admitted to west park hospital late last year with acute psychosis and bipolar disorder for the first and hopefully last time. I...

1 July 2016

No communication

Currently an inpatient on Birch ward and I have to say the communication between staff and between staff and patients is non-existent. De...

10 May 2016

The care received on Birch Ward was completely inadequate

I was admitted to Birch Ward in late December 2015, not even two months on and I am now back at home. This stay on Birch was not my first...

17 February 2016

Hospital Feedback

My mother is under the "Care" of a psychiatrist here, and they have deemed her fit to live at home. She lives at home by herself and has ...

14 February 2016

Last updated on 21 July 2014.

Information supplied by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust