Westmorland General Hospital

01539 732288 Burton Rd , Kendal, LA9 7RG
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 46 ratings for this hospital

Facilities

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

Westmorland General Hospital provides a wide range of services including a 24 hour *Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS), *GP led medical care, Chemotherapy Unit, Renal Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Cardiac Catheterisation Lab, Midwife-led Maternity Unit, Elective Surgical services, Outpatient and Diagnostic services, including pathology, radiology and endoscopy, and allied health services departments.

*Provided by CPFTNHS.

Accessibility

  • Braille translation service
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled WC
  • Induction loop
  • RNID typetalk (not answered)
  • Signing service available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Step free access (not answered)

Via main entrance (car parking available)

Accommodation

  • Access to TV
  • Internet access
  • Public telephone
  • Family accommodation (Don't know)
  • Mobile phones permitted (Don't know)
  • Private rooms only (Don't know)
  • Single sex accommodation only

We are proud to confirm that mixed sex accommodation has been virtually eliminated in our trust.  Patients who are admitted to any of our hospitals will only share the room where they sleep with members of the same sex, and same sex toilets and bathrooms will be close to their bed area.  Sharing with members of the opposite sex will only happen by exception based on clinical need (for example where patients need specialist equipment such as in Intensive Care).

Faith services

  • Prayer area
  • On-site chapel

The Chaplaincy department across the Trust seeks to make spiritual care available to all . A Team made up of dedicated staff and volunteers is available on each site.

Food and amenities on-site

  • Cafe
  • Patient library (not answered)
  • Pharmacy
  • Shop

Access to signing service on request, please contact the Patient Advice & Liason Service (PALS): 01539 795497.

Parking

  • Car Parking
  • Cycle parking
  • Disabled parking

Designated parking for people with blue badges exists in front of all the main entrances and close to the entrance and exit of the main pay and display car park. Drivers with blue badges utilising these spaces are not required to pay.

There are also limited 20 minute short stay parking spaces in front of entrances. Please note that the pay and display machines only take coins.

There are cycle racks located outside the main entrance as well as the Blackhall and OPD entrances.

Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust