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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 168 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)

111% 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)

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. 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

95%staff recommend this hospital for care. 381 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

80%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 381 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 252 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Wonderful!

I had the priveledge of being present at my grandsons birth, and had attended Bracken and labour wards over 72 hours,I spent nearly 14 ho...

26 August 2015

Opthalmologist

Saw a consultant which was a pleasure. Really reassuring to know you are in the safe hands of a highly skilled professional.

24 August 2015

Endoscopy and colonoscopy

Three recent procedures, one colonoscopy and two endoscopies. On all three occasions, staff were helpful, caring and reassuring. Waitin...

21 August 2015

Time Warp - Never heard of Customer focus or feedback

Despite both of us having good education, clincal and surgical time lines and sound knowledge of bowel cancer. We have been given no fee...

21 August 2015

Fabulous care from start to finish

I live half way between Exeter and Taunton and was offered either hospital for removal of my Gallbladder. I have visited Exeter for vario...

19 August 2015

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust