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

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

95% 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)

115% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

121% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 642 responses. 8058 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 41 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 291 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 311 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 332 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 642 responses. 8058 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

attitudes - gp referral appointment

appointment via GP. seen prompt, reception staff lovely , but clearly over worked. I was sent via my GP for valid reasons, yet I was made...

31 August 2018

Ward 15 Day Surgery

Following previous surgery, at a different hospital (many moons ago) was very apprehensive to have surgery again, due to reaction to anae...

25 August 2018

Carpal tunnel release operation...ward 15

Had my second carpal tunnel release surgery today. The staff were professional, caring and warm. Very approachable and flexible. From ...

25 August 2018

Visit to breast clinic

I am a 63 year old female and recently discovered a small lump in my left breast. I was quickly referred by my GP’s Nurse Practioner to t...

24 August 2018

Excellent

My 6 year old son fell at school and badly cut the back of his head open. He was saw very quickly by a triage who temporarily bandaged it...

15 August 2018

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Last updated on 27 March 2018.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust