YOUR health is important and getting a fast and accurate diagnosis means treatment, if it is necessary, can be started sooner.
With Northumbria Healthcare patients can expect faster diagnosis with an improved appointments system, state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained staff.
Waiting times for X-ray examinations reduced to within 1-2 weeks
Majority of patients receive results within two weeks
Improved appointments system - by phone and into the evening to reach more patients quickly
Patient choice - first available appointment at any of the Trust's nine hospitals or appointment at preferred hospital
Improved technology-CT and MRI scanners in Hexham enabling patients to have tests carried out at their local hospital
High quality of staff - radiographers work in evenings and weekends to see patients
For more information, go to www.northumbria.nhs.uk
A recent patient survey at Hexham General showed:
97% say they would be happy to return for further treatment
98% were satisfied with the cleanliness of the hospital
97% found our staff friendly and helpful.
SERVICES AT HEXHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL…