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 68 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)

102% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 302 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 167 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70staff recommend this hospital for care. 198 responses. 3703 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

60staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 198 responses. 3703 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 116 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1944 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 175 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

A&E service

Could not get an appointment for my wife at the doctors and was advised to visit A&E. My wife was complaining of severe pains in her ches...

21 July 2017

Very bad

I have no words to explain how bad is this hospital.perhaps i should say employees.after bringing my husband to A&e and not receive...

17 July 2017

Visit to a&e

I brought my friend to A&E last night after throwing up all day, after waiting 3 hours we got took into a room where the nurse (unfortuna...

16 July 2017

Ward 7

I was in STDH for two weeks after breaking both the bones in my lower leg and had to have surgery twice. From entering the hospital the s...

14 July 2017

Inappropriate behaviour

Currently sitting in the ante natal dept awaiting scans, and can clearly hear the reception staff discussing patient details including me...

30 June 2017

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust