Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 160 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)

101% 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)

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

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

104% 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)

118% 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. 782 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 269 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

9393% staff recommend this hospital for care. 1291 responses. 4354 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

8080% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1291 responses. 4354 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 295 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Care of my wife

I would like to thank the staff on Hestercombe ward for the wonderful care of my wife whilst she was with you. The same also goes for the...

20 June 2016

A&E dept...

I was sent into the A&E department on June the 14th due to mental health problems. I was so scared because I was on my own and I suffer f...

15 June 2016

Excellent care provided

Thank you to all the staff in A&E who provided me with swift and comprehensive care when I went in with a sprained ankle on Saturday. I w...

13 June 2016

Outstanding Department

The whole experience within this department has been exceptional. The staff are helpful, friendly and always put you at ease. Im in conta...

25 May 2016

Excellent superb attention

Over my 69 years i have been admitted to MPH and in its day to East Reach for several reasons including one major operation but i have ne...

14 May 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust