Furness General Hospital

01229 870870 Dalton Lane , Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 75 ratings for this hospital



“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work”

Furness General Hospital is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria. 

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Furness General Hospital provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatient services, Oncology Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Case Unit, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Patient Progression Unit, Maternity Unit and Special Care Baby Unit.

There is also a sub-regional service for upper gastro-intestinal surgery; diagnostic services, including Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy; and allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Pharmacy services.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/furness-general-hospital/


Contact details, map and directions

Furness General Hospital

Tel: 01229 870870

Address: Dalton Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF

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

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Furness General Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

74%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 543 responses. 6069 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 2001 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 499 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 408 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 543 responses. 6069 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Croslands and X Ray dept FGH

Very pleased with my visit. All staff professional and caring. Unfortunately my visit was extended due to scan results not being sent to ...

4 November 2018

Eye Clinic appointment.

Had an appointment at 9am today. Was on my way home at 9 35. Excellent. Was well worth the early start.

29 October 2018

Appointment cancellation

Almost impossible to cancel an appointment with Ophthalmology. Tried over 20 times in previous week to cancel appointment with no luck o...

8 October 2018

Trying to cancel appointment

I have been trying all morning to cancel my appointment by phone but it always goes to a message informing you to email them and giving y...

27 September 2018

When Referrals go wrong

I have always found medical treatment at FGH to be excellent but when referrals go wrong it can be difficult to find help. I was referr...

19 September 2018

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust