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 127 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)

103% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 641 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 516 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

9393% staff recommend this hospital for care. 782 responses. 3353 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

8787% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 782 responses. 3353 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 418 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Orthopaedic/Fracture clinic visit 15/06/16.

Had an appointment yesterday, reported to the Reception Desk & was told I was being sent for x-ray first, then to report back. This ...

16 June 2016

cataract operation

I was operated on 7th june by a doctor whose name im afraid i dont know.the op was successful and the doctor was very efficient and a ple...

15 June 2016

A&E after febrile convulsion

After using the 111 service and my 3yr old son having a convulsion due to temp or 40.4 while on the phone they dispatched an ambulance. ...

8 June 2016

Nothing anyone could criticise

Day surgery via f4 .. Absolutely excellent care by caring staff. As a clinician myself I observe everything with a fairly informed eye bu...

1 June 2016

urgent 2 week referral for suspected skin cancer

My GP did an urgent referral on the advice of a consultant on 17/05/16 as they said I had a suspected malignant melanoma. The GP assured ...

31 May 2016

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust