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 97 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Wansbeck General Hospital

The urgent care centre at Wansbeck General Hospital returned to 24-hour opening on Monday 30 October 2017.

Wansbeck is a general hospital with a 24 walk-in urgent care centre, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, full range of 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)

88% 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)

121% 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)

136% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 253 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 604 responses. 8413 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 604 responses. 8413 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 12 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 555 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 631 responses.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Walk in clinic (urgent care centre)

We attended the walk-in centre this evening with our young Grandchild, who was in a lot of pain. We were attended to promptly and in a ve...

10 January 2018

Hip replacement

Had my hip replaced on the 2nd of January 2018. I was immediately checked in at Ward 15, The paperwork was very efficiently completed, se...

4 January 2018

Terrible experience with sonographer

We went for our 12 week nuchal dating scan after a long and gruelling process of IVF. The sonographer couldn’t get the baby to move so wa...

29 December 2017

Wisdom teeth out

Very friendly and polite made me feel very welcome and looked after , procedure was quick n I was kept very calm

15 December 2017

Great service from the radiology department

Referred for a very minor issue from my GP. Called on Monday to book in, the lovely staff at North Tyneside were able to give me a cancel...

13 December 2017

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Last updated on 30 October 2017.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust