Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 156 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)

97% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

102% 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)

114% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 889 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 579 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93%staff recommend this hospital for care. 491 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

73%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 491 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

HTU & ITC

I would like to thank staff for the care & kindness they gave my uncle. He was a very pooly man after a fall at his home on May 4th...

28 June 2015

not listened to, very de-valuing experience

I was taken to MPH when paramedics believed I was suffering a stroke. I was taken to CT and seen by a Dr from the neurology department. T...

24 June 2015

Trauma team

My daughter fell off her motorbike and was brought to a and e by ambulance. The ambulance team really were fantastic and looked after my ...

20 June 2015

The Muscular Skeletal Clinic

Dissatisfied. I missed a very much needed & long awaited second appointment through illness. I am Disabled so have issues when particular...

16 June 2015

Head Injury

Thank you all so much for the treatment I received last thursday 11 june re head wound I am so pleased you managed it so well . Its comi...

15 June 2015

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust