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 156 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 490 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 779 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. 699 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Repeated repairs on hernias.

My main concern is with failures in incisional hernia repairs... and the lack of follow up care.... My Consultant Surgeon seemed to want...

23 January 2017

Bunion and hammer toe surgery

On the 13 th of December I was admitted to ward F for surgery on my toes. The staff were very kind, friendly and nothing was to much trou...

22 January 2017

Very impressed with my stay in hospital.

I have just had an unexpected three night stay on G1. This is my first stay in hospital and I have found the overall experience to be a p...

17 January 2017

Visit to breast care unit

I was recently referred for tests following a gp appointment as I had found a lump. From start to finish the breast care team were friend...

16 January 2017

Ward F3

I would like to thank all the staff for looking after me during my stay. After my transfer from A&E.

9 January 2017

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust