Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 169 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)

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)

100% 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)

114% 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. 853 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 247 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

98%staff recommend this hospital for care. 254 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

81%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 254 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 162 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Friendly ward.

I was taken to the CCU in March with DVT that had affected my heart and lungs. The staff were fantastic, especially the nursing staff. Th...

28 April 2016

Bcc Excision

The team performed my operation and was treated very very well.A big big thank you to the Team.Kind regards Geoffrey.

25 April 2016

My daughter who has Aspergers and a severe needle phobia was referred to the...

My daughter who has Aspergers and a severe needle phobia was referred to the day surgery unit in Taunton Musgrove hospital for surgery on...

16 April 2016

Carotid artery de-coke

I have nothing but praise for the NHS and count myself very lucky to have been born in the UK! But my experience at SAL was a revelation ...

12 April 2016

My care pathway

I had a witnessed focal seizure in Costa coffee foyer at musgrove hospital. The A/E consultant came over and took me to A/E. I was examin...

11 April 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust