Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 151 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

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

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

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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

103% 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)

108% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

101% 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)

116% 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

0.63% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

6.05% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 685 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 116 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

9393% staff recommend this hospital for care. 1291 responses. 4354 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

8080% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1291 responses. 4354 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 129 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

accident at butlins

my 8 yr old son had a fall at butlins minehead , he had a full thickness laceration to his face and was very very frightend , i was far a...

25 August 2016

A/E disgrace, 5 HOUR WAITE before she saw any medical staff

My daughter arrived by ambulance at Musgrove Park Hospital A/E at 10-30 pm, on the 22nd of August, my wife and I arrived at 10-45, it was...

24 August 2016

Ward 2

I spent 2 days on ward 2 the staff are brilliant

23 August 2016

A&E

A&E is an absolute disgrace. Waiting time-3 hours, what?????

22 August 2016

Musgrove maternity

My 1st in 2011 was horrendous, horrible and swore I will never return. Few months after this birth I was diagnosed with Ptsd due to a sit...

22 August 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust