Musgrove Park Hospital

Telephone: 01823 333444
Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA
Website: http://www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 79 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

It is the largest acute hospital in Somerset serving a population of over 340,000 as well as providing some specialist and tertiary services for the whole of Somerset with a catchment population of 544,000.  Each year over 41,000 patients are admitted as emergencies; nearly 9,000 patients are admitted for elective surgery; nearly 34,000 are seen for day case surgery; 315,500 patients attend outpatient clinics; 56,000 attend our emergency department, 235,000 diagnostic imaging examinations too place, nearly 3,400 babies are born in the Maternity Department. Over 300 adults and children are admitted to our intensive care and high dependency units.

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has an annual budget of nearly £246.7 million. The hospital has nearly 600 beds, 30 wards, 15 operating theatres, a fully equipped diagnostic imaging department and a purpose built cancer treatment centre which includes outpatient, chemotherapy day care, radiotherapy and inpatient facilities. The Trust employs over 4,000 staff.

To find out more about Musgrove Park Hospital, visit our website, at: www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

Musgrove Park Hospital

Tel: 01823 333444   Fax: 01823 342519

Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA

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

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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

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

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

0.41% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

2.87% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

81 from 804 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

49 from 166 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

New wards

The new building I have been in twice now and both times I found them a very depressing experience, I was unable to get out of bed so cou...

25 July 2014

Top service from the NHS at MPH

After a GP consultation, it was suggested that my husband may had a minor stroke. The Stroke clinic at MPH were quick to respond and alt...

24 July 2014

Hestercomb Ward

I was admitted for surgery and from the nurse who admitted me, to the surgeon who explained what he was going to do, to the anaesthetist,...

17 July 2014

Dunkery Ward

On Monday evening, 14th July, I was brought into A&E after suffering a TIA. After fast and fantastic treatment there, I was transferr...

17 July 2014

Exceeded my expectations

I am writing to say how grateful I am for the treatment I received during my stay at Musgrove Park Hospital from Tuesday 1st July to Thur...

11 July 2014

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

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