West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 105 ratings for this hospital


West Cumberland Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital is a general hospital providing a 24-hour A&E, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, a range of specialist clinical services and an outpatients service.

There is pay and display parking onsite.

Visiting hours are available on our website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-times.aspx


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West Cumberland Hospital

Tel: 01946 693181

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

Website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

49%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 216 responses. 4150 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 719 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 780 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 257 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

50%staff recommend this hospital for care. 216 responses. 4150 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent Experience

I recently had to have a colonoscopy, and all the staff in this department were professional, efficient, and friendly. Before going for t...

25 November 2018


I was admitted for hysterectomy surgery on 6 th November 2018 following a nine month wait to have the procedure at Carlisle. I have nev...

15 November 2018

Admitted to Ambulatory Care with abdominal pains

i was admitted with abdominal pains to the Ambulatory Care unit at West Cumberland Hospital. On arrival, I was not sure where to go and ...

12 November 2018

Consultant Feedback

This is a huge thank you to the Consultant who oversaw my care at West Cumberland Hospital on many occasions, I suffer with a very rare a...

9 November 2018

Knee replacement July 2018

I had a knee replacement operation in the weat Cumbria hospital in July 2018. I can't speak highly enough about everything from admission...

30 October 2018

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust