West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG
http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 107 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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

 

Contact details, map and directions

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

89% 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)

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

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

79% 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)

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

57staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 251 responses. 4100 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 701 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 761 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 223 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70staff recommend this hospital for care. 251 responses. 4100 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Very efficient

Went to A&E after my partner had a fall. We were seen promptly and assessed by two doctors who were both friendly, efficient and took...

14 August 2018

A&E

Friendly approachable staff, very clean department, good facilities on site

10 August 2018

Accident and emergency dept

My son was admitted to accident and emergency early morning and I received a phone call from him saying he had been discharged this was a...

6 August 2018

We need west Cumberland hospital

On Tuesday 31st July I went into west Cumberland hospital for surgery , from the moment I arrived on day ward at 8 o'clock I received the...

2 August 2018

Exemplary care on the Emergency Assessment Unit

On behalf of my mother I cannot praise the staff on the EAU enough. They were kindness itself. The modern ward was beautiful, spacious, ...

31 July 2018

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust