Westmorland General Hospital

01539 732288 Burton Rd , Kendal, LA9 7RG

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 33 ratings for this hospital



“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 hospital and community services for 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 an Urgent Treatment Centre, Oncology 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/

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

This hospital is managed by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

95%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 117 responses. 6595 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 267 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1939 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1678 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 342 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 117 responses. 6595 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

Urgent treatment centre

Myself and my husband visited the urgent Treatment Centre on 12 August 2019 at 10.47pm after travelling for an hour to reach the hospital...

18 August 2019


I recently had a camera up my rear end and the whole process was brutal and over in under 2 minutes. I was told that has and air would b...

8 August 2019

Excellent care

Having had an accident I was treated with compassion and sympathy.Clearly informed as to how long the wait would be (wjhich was actually ...

30 July 2019

Very thorough and lovely staff

I visited the urgent care unit whilst on holiday. The staff at every point from reception through to nurse practitioner were friendly. Th...

24 July 2019

UTC is excellent

I visited the Kendal Urgent Treatment Centre with a swollen eye after getting a cut on my nose. I had barely sat down after checking in w...

18 July 2019

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Last updated on 24 January 2019.

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