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 163 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)

95% 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)

107% 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)

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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 831 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 515 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

Better than I expected

Today I had an MRI scan. Having listened to many accounts I was scared to say the least. Firstly the staff were friendly, explained wh...

26 July 2015

Crisis Care in Taunton

Very dissatisfied with the Crisis Team/liaison Mental Health Teams who work in the Musgrove Park Hospital. Disappointing and let's the N...

26 July 2015

Consultant and their team are fantastic

I developed akanthamoeba keratitis a few years back and most certainly without the experience and expertise of the consultant I would mos...

20 July 2015

1st. Class

Today I had an appointment to find out the results of my op and what was next. All the staff from the desk to the consultant was so fri...

17 July 2015

I visited Musgrove Hospital 9 July and 13 July 2015.

I am so pleased with the way I was treated on the above dates in the X-ray Department and the US Urinary tract I had in outpatients. I c...

15 July 2015

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust