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 114 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

From 2 March 2018 the opening times for Wansbeck  urgent care centre have temporarily changed and the centre will be open from 8am until 10pm.  You can call 111 for urgent medical advice 24/7.

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a walk-in urgent care centre (open 8am-10pm), 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)

93% 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)

117% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% 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)

126% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 552 responses. 8004 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 22 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 714 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 386 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 311 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

87staff recommend this hospital for care. 552 responses. 8004 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent Care

I visited the urgent care centre at Wansbeck General Hospital after my six year old daughter fell from a swing and broke her wrist. Due t...

9 July 2018

Orthopaedic Department

Had an operation in my spine, staff were excellent well cared for. Food was very bland I found. Couldn’t get any sleep the seagulls a...

30 June 2018

Gallbladder removal

How fortunate we are to have teams of great people to take care of us. Recently underwent a gallbladder removal not only were the staff t...

19 June 2018

Ward 1

Spent 4 days in Ward 1 at beginning of June. Well looked after and couldnt have asked for more from staff and consultants.

15 June 2018

Second knee replacement 27th March 2018, Wansbeck

Firstly, please refer back to my first knee replacement on 8th August 2017. Everything stated in that review is exactly what happened thi...

6 June 2018

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Last updated on 27 March 2018.

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