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 115 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

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

93% 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)

104% 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)

97% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 658 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 413 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 268 responses. 4148 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

73% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 262 responses. 4148 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

My appointment at the day surgery department

I can only say that whole experience from referral to operation day was nothing short of perfect. From the secretaries who contacted me t...

30 October 2014

Thanks for saving my life

Two weeks ago, in the early hours of the morning, I was admitted to Musgrove Park Hospital suffering from a heart attack and I wish to ex...

30 October 2014

what a brilliant surgeon and staff

I wrote a bad review on the 8th October about my father of 83 years being sent home. Well I took my dad to Musgrove for a major operation...

29 October 2014

Treated like a ghost

I showed up early. The admin and reception staff seemed polite. I was then called over by a nurse with no explanation of what they wanted...

28 October 2014

Very poor respect and dignity

I was in hospital with suspected appendicitis. I went it Wednesday the 22nd of October 2014 and came home 23rd October 2014 at 4pm. The r...

23 October 2014

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust