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 85 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 national standards

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

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

103% 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 Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

108% 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

84 from 783 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

54 from 137 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Latest reviews of this hospital

Tests not undertaken by dermatology

I asked whether it was possible for anyone to be allergic to titanium prior to spinal surgery at MPH and my consultant said that it was n...

20 August 2014

Felt let down by Musgrove Park Hospital

Although MUSGROVE PARK HOSPITAL in Taunton prides itself on it's compassion/caring attitudes and professionalism on this occasion none of...

18 August 2014

Treatment following a stroke

I arrived at A & E and was quickly seen by staff who performed various tests and scans straight away. I was transferred to Dunkery W...

14 August 2014

Induction of labour, haunt me forever.

Upon arriving for a morning induction I was greeted by a bay (that had just been cleaned) that was filthy. There was a radio playing loud...

3 August 2014

Efficient stroke unit

I am writing this review after having had excellent treatment for a stroke on 20th June 2014 whilst we were on holiday in our caravan nea...

1 August 2014

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

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