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Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 138 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)

98% 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)

99% 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. 617 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 244 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1176 responses. 4179 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1176 responses. 4179 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 63 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Superb caring staff

The surgical admissions team were absolutely superb. Everyone had a smile and a kind word. Nothing was unexplained and I was constantly r...

21 November 2016

I visited today for my sons operation today the staff were really friendly and..

I visited today for my sons operation today the staff were really friendly and talked through with my son what would happen which put him...

15 November 2016

Children's orthopaedic outpatients

Thank you so much to the lovely Physiotherapist (Luke) who saw my daughter this week for her foot orthotics. She was so nervous about goi...

2 November 2016

Amazing

After having my son rushed in whilst on holiday, I must say that my husband and I could not get over the level of care that he received. ...

28 October 2016

Care and consideration distinctly lacking

My partner has been in for spinal fusion and I have been less than impressed at the levels of communication and care he has received. He ...

27 October 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust