South Tyneside District Hospital

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 60 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

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

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 332 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 834 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

69% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 744 responses. 4499 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 744 responses. 4499 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

disgusted at staff

after standing outside south tyneside hospital not only was i disgusted to see a group of nurses smoking in their uniforms, then returnin...

5 December 2014

Wonderful delivery suite staff

The care I recieved by the delivery suite staff during the birth of my son was first class. They made me feel that I was in the best car...

28 November 2014

Good Hospital

Met all expectations.

31 October 2014

Car park

Would just like to say the car park machines are not well lit as stated in one review, I visited last night and had a job to see the lett...

30 October 2014

Four day stay on Ward 7

I would like to relay my experience of my short stay at the hospital especially on Ward 7. I had a total knee replacement on Friday...

23 October 2014

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust