Wansbeck General Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 106 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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 25 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 368 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 348 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 313 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

Brocken toe

I don’t normally do review but thought the staff at the walk in centre were fantastic. Kept me informed all the way from start to finish ...

7 November 2018

MRI Heart Scan Thursday 1st November 2018

I am very Claustraphobic and in the past had a very bad experience at North Tyneside Hospital. Today I was at Wansbeck for a Heart scan w...

1 November 2018

Removal of gall bladder

I attended this unit yesterday for day surgery on my gall bladder. I was so impressed with the way we were welcomed and attended to on al...

23 October 2018

Fantastic Hospital

I came to Wansbeck Hospital on 10/10/18 for an Angiogram on the Cardiology Day Case Unit, from the moment I was admitted at 8-15am until...

11 October 2018

Breast Clinic

Excellent service, went to my GP on the Monday with concern about a lump in breast, appointment received for the following Tuesday. Very...

4 October 2018

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Last updated on 27 March 2018.

Information supplied by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust