Furness General Hospital

01229 870870 Dalton Lane , Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF
http://www.mbht.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 78 ratings for this hospital

Overview

FGH

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

Furness 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.

Furness General Hospital provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery.  

Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatient services, Oncology Unit, Breast Screening Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Case Unit, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Patient Progression Unit, Maternity Unit and Special Care Baby Unit.

There is also a sub-regional service for upper gastro-intestinal surgery; 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/furness-general-hospital/

 

Contact details, map and directions

Furness General Hospital

Tel: 01229 870870

Address: Dalton Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF

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

Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Furness General Hospital

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

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

79% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

91% 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)

102% 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)

88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

107% 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)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 492 responses. 5541 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 2360 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 771 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 413 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83staff recommend this hospital for care. 492 responses. 5541 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

Trying to contact the opthamology department fgh.

I have tried to cancel an appointment at the opthamology dept, Furness General Hospital.. I tried for three hours on and off. An answer m...

7 August 2018

my Mum had heart attack

My mum had heart attack. Immediate response in A&E. Sent to Blackpool. Received care but certain members of staff VERY unhelpful, though...

27 July 2018

A Great Hospital

Visited A&E after a hand injury. Was seen reasonably quickly (better waiting time than many hospitals). Referred on to a consultant, ...

19 July 2018

Excellent care

My grandma was taken to A&e Monday night with chest pain, from entering reception it was recognised straight away she was unwell. Des...

18 July 2018

My son had a heart attack aged 32

My 32 yr old attended CHOC feeling unwell after a game of American football . It was obvious to me a nurse we were in the wrong dept and ...

9 July 2018

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Last updated on 24 February 2015.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust