About: University Hospital Of North Durham

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Although UHND is renowned for long waits in A&E (the rebuild cut an already inadequate number of beds) the out-patients is great - especially at Chester-le-Street, which even has places to park. I can't comment on anything except the rheumatology department, but the service was excellent.

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Response from University Hospital Of North Durham

Thank you for providing feedback on your visits to the Outpatient Departments at University Hospital North Durham and Chester Le Streeet Hospital and the Emergency Department at University Hospital North Durham.

I am very pleased to hear that you had positive experiences and that you are happy with the care you received, but am sorry to hear of the waits you endured in A&E.

The Trust is grateful for all feedback, positive or negative, as it means we can better understand what is important to our patients, and your kind comments will be shared with the relevant teams.

Thank you for leaving your comments on NHS Choices.

Patient Experience Team

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Tel: 0800 7835774

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