Queen Elizabeth Hospital

0191 482 0000 Sheriff Hill , Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6SX

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 166 ratings for this hospital


This Department is managed by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Outpatients and Surgery Centre
0191 4820000

The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Orthopaedics SEPTEMBER 2017

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)


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Key facts about the Orthopaedics department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 18 weeks for 9/10 patients

Friends and Family Test score: service

96%Patients recommend this service. 67 responses

Latest reviews of this service

Fracture clinic

I suffered from fracture of humerus shaft in November 2017. I was impressed by the promptness of my treatment on the day. My appointmen...

8 February 2018

Exemplary hospital

I was admitted for 5 days to the orthopaedic unit and couldn’t fault the care or cleanliness of the ward. Excellent staff and very effic...

18 January 2018

Total hip replacemant

Words are not near enough to explain the level of care I received from all members of staff at ward 26 level 1 everyone made me feel so s...

14 September 2017

Shoulder replacement

Had a shoulder replacement and the orthopaedic consultant/surgeon and their staff did a great job, I was treated with respect and well l...

7 September 2017

further treatment following hip replacement

due to the amount of patients there at the same time as myself the waiting time went beyond my appointment time. The care and being kep...

4 September 2017

Orthopaedics services at this Hospital

Ward name Friends and Family Score for November ' Other services in ward for November '
Ward 14A
Ward 26 Treat/Centre

Last updated on 22 January 2016.

Information supplied by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust