West Suffolk Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 172 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)

98% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

103% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 597 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 552 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

94%staff recommend this hospital for care. 770 responses. 3336 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 770 responses. 3336 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 610 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

A& E

Was sent by GP on a Friday evening, most impressed by all A & E staff - reception, nurses, doctors. Felt treated as an individual, wi...

26 March 2017

Fantastic Midwives & doctors

I started with a natural birth in the birthing unit moving to the labour ward due to needing a epidural and later a cesarean. The care f...

22 March 2017

Excellant hospital!

Over the last 5 years I have chosen West Suffolk hospital over larger hospitals in the region and you have never let me down! Excellent s...

17 March 2017

Fantastic service and care

Arrived at 10am after badly hurting my knee and unable to walk properly and was leaving by 10.45 after being seen, given crutches and a d...

12 March 2017

Endoscopy Unit . Third visit.

I have visited this dept twice and my husband once. We had slightly different procedures. All the staff were amazing and nothing too muc...

11 March 2017

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust