Hexham General Hospital

0344 811 8111 Corbridge Road , Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1QJ
https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/hexham

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 74 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Hexham General Hospital

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

Hexham General Hospital is a modern hospital providing a full range of diagnostic services and a 24 hour walk-in urgent care centre. It has four wards consisting of an oncology day unit, a surgical ward for patients who have had general, orthopaedic and gynaecological surgery, a stroke rehabilitation and care of the elderly ward and a general medicine ward. 

For the privacy and dignity of patients the hospital wards are largely single, en-suite rooms. The hospital also has a midwifery-led maternity unit with birthing pool. Two GP practices are based within the hospital.

 

Car parking

Car parking is available and costs £1.20p per hour, up to a maximum of £4 per day. 

Please leave plenty of time to find a space.

A free 20 minute period exists for drop offs and pick ups.

Contact details, map and directions

Hexham General Hospital

Tel: 0344 811 8111

Address: Corbridge Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1QJ

Website: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk/hexham

Email: contactus@northumbria.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Hexham General Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Outstanding
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% of registered nurse day 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 day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

94% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 162 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

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 37 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 320 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 511 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outstanding Team and Service

I've had need to use the walk in service for UTIs on two separate occasions recently on a Saturday and Sunday evening. On both occasions ...

16 April 2018

First class

I want to praise the fantastic team who looked after me at Hexham General hospital yesterday while I underwent shoulder surgery. Special ...

10 April 2018

Lack of coordination and attention to detail

I was admitted over night to Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital from the Urgent Care Centre at Hexham General. I had an ECG d...

3 April 2018

Great colonoscopy experience!

Popped into Hexham hospital for my first colonoscopy yesterday.. I was really anxious and felt very nervous before my appointment time. O...

30 March 2018

Ward 3 day surgery centre

I recently had surgery at Hexham General Hospital Day Surgery Unit, Ward 3. The treatment I received was fantastic. The Staff were extre...

13 March 2018

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Last updated on 30 October 2017.

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