South Tyneside District Hospital

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

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 70 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)

92% 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)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

104% 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)

116% 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

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 267 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 105 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77%staff recommend this hospital for care. 297 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

68%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 297 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 81 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 1702 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 853 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

Endoscopy Unit

I was in for an Endoscopy today Monday 25th of April Very very nervous I was But I have to say what a great day ward and the staff are ...

25 April 2016

Ward 5

Mam was in ward 5 after fall about 2 week ago. When going to desk to ask to speak to someone about treatment etc staff continue talking a...

21 April 2016

Avoid avoid avoid

A few weeks ago I had quite a bad fall off the horse and spent just under a week in the hospital. Had really hurt the bottom of my spine ...

14 April 2016

My husband with chest pain

My husband wen to casualty today with chest pain, the care he received was first class and so professional , all of the staff were amazin...

26 March 2016

Admission to A and E

I went to A and E in January this year. I had intense pain in my right knee and could not put my foot down at all. I had phoned 111 and w...

21 February 2016

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust