West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG
http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 105 ratings for this hospital

Overview

West Cumberland Hospital

West Cumberland Hospital is a general hospital providing a 24-hour A&E, a consultant-led maternity unit and special care baby unit, a range of specialist clinical services and an outpatients service.

There is pay and display parking onsite.

Visiting hours are available on our website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/visiting-times.aspx

 

Contact details, map and directions

West Cumberland Hospital

Tel: 01946 693181

Address: Homewood, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

Website: http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at West Cumberland Hospital

This hospital is managed by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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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)

105% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

57staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 251 responses. 4100 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 803 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 688 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 251 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

70staff recommend this hospital for care. 251 responses. 4100 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

Very Poor service

Visited endoscopy in Jan 2017 then again in June 2017 Then again in Jan 2018 then sent to Carlisle hospital in april 2018 and yet stil...

1 June 2018

couldnt ask for anymore brilliant

I was admitted on new years day with being short of breath with having asthma attack which turned into pneumonia then I went into respira...

27 May 2018

Lack of compassion

A relative of mine was recently admitted to this hospital with a serious health issue they were demeaned and belittled for crying in pain...

26 May 2018

Accident & Emergency Department

I needed to attend the A & E with a hand injury after a fall. All of the staff treated me with respect and dignity. All were ve...

3 April 2018

Visit To Day Surgery Unit

Hi I was an inpatient at the West Cumberland Hospital yesterday 21st March 2018 on the Day Surgery Unit, and I would just like for so...

22 March 2018

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust