South Tyneside District Hospital

0191 404 1000 Harton Lane , South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL
http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 74 ratings for this hospital

Overview

South Tyneside District Hospital is part of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust which is responsible for acute hospital services in South Tyneside and a wide range of community health services in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. It is based at South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. It was selected as one of the Top 40 Hospitals in the country by the independent benchmarking company, CHKS - the seventh time in the last eight years.

We have 394 general, maternity and paediatric beds, and provide a full range of general secondary care hospital services. These include cancer services, specialised medicine, rehabilitation and older people's services, children's services and women's services. We provide community services across six streams of care – Planned Care, Children & Families, Palliative Care, Intermediate Care, Mental health and Learning Disabilities and Urgent Care.

Contact details, map and directions

South Tyneside District Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000   Fax: 0191 2022197

Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

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

Email: chris.morgan@stft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at South Tyneside District Hospital

This hospital is managed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

96% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% 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)

99% 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

0.12% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

7.73% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 229 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 119 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70%staff recommend this hospital for care. 178 responses. 4185 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

49%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 178 responses. 4185 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 15 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1315 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 504 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

Ward 5 - 5 Star!

My Mum was rushed to A&E late September where it was discovered she had Sepsis. The consultants in Resuscitation were extremely swift...

12 March 2017

Fantastic staff

Just visited your a&e department and had to write to let you know how fantastic your staff are. They were committed, hard working and...

9 March 2017

Mothers broken ankle

I found that the care and attention my mother received was of the highest standard, she was treat with dignity and respect at all times v...

4 March 2017

Food

The food is disgusting, soggy cereals, stale rolls or stale bread,meals are not edible, ,I was in for a week I had to have food and...

17 February 2017

Amazing care through hardest time

Throughout my mothers treatment for cancer - both of her lung and bowel which was found by chance after admission for a pulmonary embolis...

17 February 2017

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust