Wansbeck General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Woodhorn Lane , Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ
https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 95 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-12 midnight), a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, full range of diagnostic testing, 12 wards and outpatient clinics covering a range of specialties.

Car parking
Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day.  

The trust is currently changing the system used to manage its car parks so patients and visitors are asked to carefully observe signage in hospital car parks during this transitional period. 

 

 

Contact details, map and directions

Wansbeck General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Woodhorn Lane, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ

Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/wansbeck

Email: contactus@northumbria.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Wansbeck General Hospital

This hospital is managed by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

91.10% 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)

115.51% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96.12% 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)

122.32% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 262 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 806 responses. 8514 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

75%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 806 responses. 8514 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 47 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 757 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 979 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

Waiting times

My husband is waiting for a colonoscopy to rule out cancer the referrals was put in two weeks ago but he won’t be seen until 9th November...

20 October 2017

Cervical fusion September 2017

Cervical fusion September 2017- I was admitted to ward 15 at 11.30am, to be advised that I was to be first on the surgical list. Every ...

18 October 2017

Finally have answers " best consultant "

I have been back and forward to endocrinology for the past 2 years with no reasons to abnormal blood result for then to have bloods to be...

16 October 2017

Emergency care

Attended today with a broken wrist department was really busy although it took three and a half hours from arriving to leaving all the st...

15 October 2017

Echocardiogram

I was left feeling humiliated and upset after being treated like a case number!! No bedside manner, staff should remember people visiting...

10 October 2017

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Last updated on 21 December 2016.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust