South Tyneside District Hospital

0191 404 1000 Harton Lane , South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL
http://www.stft.nhs.uk/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 63 ratings for this hospital

Overview

South Tyneside District Hospital is part of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust which is responsible for acute hospital services in South Tyneside and a wide range of community health services in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. It is based at South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. It was selected as one of the Top 40 Hospitals in the country by the independent benchmarking company, CHKS - the seventh time in the last eight years.

We have 394 general, maternity and paediatric beds, and provide a full range of general secondary care hospital services. These include cancer services, specialised medicine, rehabilitation and older people's services, children's services and women's services. We provide community services across six streams of care – Planned Care, Children & Families, Palliative Care, Intermediate Care, Mental health and Learning Disabilities and Urgent Care.

Contact details, map and directions

South Tyneside District Hospital

Tel: 0191 404 1000   Fax: 0191 2022197

Address: Harton Lane, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

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

Email: chris.morgan@stft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at South Tyneside District Hospital

This hospital is managed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

89% 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)

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)

85% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

63%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 8 responses. 3657 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 125 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 823 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 201 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 250 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 14 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 8 responses. 3657 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

Disappointing visit to A & E - 19:10 - 2nd Sept 2018

My name is Peter G, and I write this in reference to the visit with my 91 year old Father, Mr. John G following a head injury at home on ...

3 September 2018

Called 111 told to go to Accident and Emergency

I was advised by 111 to go to A&E and tell them I needed to be seen at the urgent care hub because they advise I should be seen withi...

3 September 2018

Ward 6 Harton Lane hospital

What a time, I was very worried when I first arrived but was put at ease straight away. You hear so much about hospital food, cleanlines...

16 August 2018

Attended A&E with my 3 year old son

Attended A&E with my 3 year old who had jammed his finger in a door and turned poisoned after a week. Waited 2 hours in a tiny crowd...

14 July 2018

Disgraceful treatment of elderly patient

My 83 father, 2 hours after being discharged from the RVI, chose (unwisely) to attend South Tyneside's A&E department due to complication...

1 July 2018

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Last updated on 02 August 2011.

Information supplied by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust