Westmorland General Hospital

01539 732288 Burton Rd , Kendal, LA9 7RG
http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 68 ratings for this hospital

Overview

WGH

“A great place to be cared for; a great place to work.”

Westmorland General Hospital is operated by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust - which provides a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services for around 350,000 people across North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust operates from three main hospital sites - Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital in Barrow and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal - serving a population spread across an area of over 1,000 square miles. 

It is also responsible for outpatient services at Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe.

Westmorland General Hospital provides a wide range of services including a 24 hour *Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS), *GP led medical care, Chemotherapy Unit, Renal Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Cardiac Catheterisation Lab, Midwife-led Maternity Unit, Elective Surgical services, Outpatient and Diagnostic services, including pathology, radiology and endoscopy, and allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Pharmacy services.

For more information please visit: http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/westmorland-general-hospital/

*Service provided by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Contact details, map and directions

Westmorland General Hospital

Tel: 01539 732288   Fax: 01539 740852

Address: Burton Rd, Kendal, LA9 7RG

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

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Westmorland General Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

97.83% 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)

117.05% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

102.41% 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)

100.00% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 127 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85%staff recommend this hospital for care. 931 responses. 5416 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

69%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 931 responses. 5416 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2751 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

5 Star treatment , Excellent.

Please can you pass on my appreciation to the staff involved in my stay on day surgery. I attended this hospital today 14.11.17. for an o...

14 November 2017

Knee replacement - treatment at its very best

I have just returned home from a total knee replacement at WGH and can honestly say that from the moment of my admission to my discharge,...

13 November 2017

Excellent treatment and staff

Had the misfortune to have a second tier ankle sprain whilst on holiday at Chapel Style and from the moment the paramedic attended at the...

13 November 2017

Ophthalmology

I came into Westmorland General Hospital for eye surgery which was a follow up from quite a significant right eye trauma. I really can't...

6 November 2017

Visit to PCAS

A big thank you to the all the staff team at PCAS today. My elderly mother had fallen and hurt her arm so I really appreciated being abl...

16 September 2017

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Last updated on 15 December 2016.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust