West Cumberland Hospital

01946 693181 Homewood, Hensingham , Whitehaven, CA28 8JG

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 108 ratings for this hospital


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


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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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

64%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 181 responses. 4106 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 702 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 671 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 315 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76%staff recommend this hospital for care. 181 responses. 4106 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital


I am well-pleased with the various treatments and assessments I have received at WCH. It's a fine hospital and continues to improve. I ...

24 September 2018

Fantastic service from A&E

We attended the new A&E department at WCH after my daughter went over on her foot, was in pain and not able to put weight on her foot...

18 September 2018

The lovliest staff....

I went for a Breast Screening today. From beginning to end a very positive experience. Really lovely receptionists when I kept going do...

11 September 2018

Colonoscopy: first experience of this procedure .

My initial and lasting impression of this hospital has been very positive. Each and every contact with staff members was reassuring and t...

22 August 2018

Very efficient

Went to A&E after my partner had a fall. We were seen promptly and assessed by two doctors who were both friendly, efficient and took...

14 August 2018

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Last updated on 11 December 2014.

Information supplied by North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust