Wansbeck General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Woodhorn Lane , Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9JJ

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 103 ratings for this hospital


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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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

71%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 408 responses. 7911 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 33 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 321 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 220 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 148 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85%staff recommend this hospital for care. 408 responses. 7911 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

Prostate Biopsy- Ward 15

I attended Ward 15 as a day surgical patient in order to have a Prostate Biopy. From start to finish, I found the multi-disciplinary tea...

14 February 2019

Hip replacement day surgery

I want to thank the staff who were involved in my total hip replaecement surgery. The entire experience was positive. The anaesthetist ...

21 January 2019

Breast outpatients appointment this year.

GP on the 28th December 2018 found a lump in left breast fasted tracked and seen within 14 days. 8th January 2019 visited Wansbeck Breas...

14 January 2019

Incredible Endoscopy Department

I attended the Endoscopy Department at 2.15pm on the 7th January 2019. I decided to go for the spray instead of a sedative and it went ex...

8 January 2019

Attended Urgent Care Centre today with my husband .

Attended the Urgent Care Centre today with my husband who had experienced a fall sustaining a chest injury. I found all the staff who tre...

3 January 2019

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Last updated on 27 March 2018.

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