West Suffolk Hospital

Telephone: 01284 713000
Address: Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ
Website: http://www.wsh.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 93 ratings for this hospital

Overview

WSH Staff

West Suffolk Hospital provides a range of acute core services with associated inpatient and outpatient facilities. There is a purpose-built Macmillan Unit, a dedicated Eye Treatment Centre and a Day Surgery Unit. WSH has around 460 beds and 13 theatres, including three in day surgery and two in the eye treatment centre.

To find out more, visit our website: www.wsh.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

West Suffolk Hospital

Tel: 01284 713000   Fax: 01284 701993

Address: Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ

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

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Departments and services

Day Surgery Unit
Eye Treatment Centre
Macmillan Unit

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Quality of service at West Suffolk Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

97% 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)

116% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

91% 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

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.26% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.66% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 588 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 736 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

94%staff recommend this hospital for care. 819 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

82%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 819 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 221 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outstanding in difficult medical case

Having been petrified after one consultants comments, another Consultant put me at ease and saw me through every stage of my operation an...

3 September 2015

What a privilege it is to be unwell live in Suffolk

Having to go to West Suffolk Hospital for the results of a Virtual CT colonocopy, I was a wee bit apprehensive. However the appointment w...

3 September 2015

CT Virtual Colonoscopy Examination

From the moment I reported in at reception, I was treated friendly, politely and as a person not a number. The back to front gown and dre...

23 August 2015

Total Knee Replacement

I have just spent five days on F4 having a total knee replacement and I cannot thank the staff enough for their professionalism and care....

14 August 2015

Exceptional care & kindness

Great team of excellent nurses, doctors made being a patient on their ward feel cared for, professional at all times, but so friendly too...

12 August 2015

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust