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 79 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. 295 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 75 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 224 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1566 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 179 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

Lack of co -operation

I visited this hospital at 7pm on sat 14th Jan 2017 with my daughter and my 3 Year old granddaughter who was running a temperature of 39 ...

15 January 2017

Glad to hear that some good things happen at this hospital however every single

Glad to hear that some good things happen at this hospital however every single experience I have had or witnessed do not fall into this ...

7 January 2017

Fantastic 5 star service

My partner had to have OGD (camera test) today. This was on the Surgical Centre. He had 5 star treatment from start to finish, from the...

5 January 2017

Visit to Urgent Care with my 2-year-old son

My son had been vomiting for two days so we saw the practice nurse. Two days later, there was no improvement so we went to the Urgent Car...

24 December 2016

Absolutely amazing!!

I had my baby James 14/12/16 at 7:23am at South Tyneside Hospital and I cannot fault the care provided by the maternity team- they are cr...

19 December 2016

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust