Westmorland General Hospital

01539 732288 Burton Rd , Kendal, LA9 7RG

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 38 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

93%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 28 responses. 6090 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 2198 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1572 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93%staff recommend this hospital for care. 28 responses. 6090 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

A superb experience.

I have just got home after a total hip replacement at WGH. My experience from start to finish was superb. Having never spent a night in h...

14 March 2019

Excellent hospital for Rheumatology

I have received excellent service from both Rheumatologist and shoulder orthopedic dept. Treated with both respect and dignity. I sometim...

9 March 2019

Cardiac care with heart

I was apprehensive about coming to the Cardiac Centre for an angiogram. I needn't have worried as on arrival there was a friendly and re...

14 February 2019

Visit to primary care on 10th february 2018

Following a fall onto my back I could not walk and was in great pain. My husband took me to A & E the following morning where I rec...

5 March 2018

Day surgery at WGH

I attended day surgery at WGH on Thursday 22nd February for a neurectomy. I was quite nervous as I’ve never had surgery or a general anae...

28 February 2018

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Last updated on 24 January 2019.

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