Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 181 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)

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)

109% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% 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)

111% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 1035 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

98%staff recommend this hospital for care. 254 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

81%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 254 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 170 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Appointment at Department of Endoscopy

I wish to comment on the excellent treatment I received in this department. The procedure was explained fully and my wishes discussed wit...

31 January 2016

The very Best

I have spent a few weeks on and off in this hospital. Three ops, sepsis and anaphlactic shock. I can honestly say that all the staff fr...

30 January 2016

Feedback

I have attended the Cardiac out patients department at Musgrove hospital several times recently. I am currently fitted with a 7 day h...

29 January 2016

Non arrival of Ambulance

Nose bleed started and hadn't stopped nearly 3 hours later so dialled 999. Details given & told that an ambulance would be dispatched...

28 January 2016

Toothache and neck pain

I took my husband to A&E on Monday 25th January who was in agony the receptionist was very understanding and could see he was in a lot of...

27 January 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust