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 143 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)

96% 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)

102% 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)

99% 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)

113% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 634 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 649 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93%staff recommend this hospital for care. 239 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

66%66%% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 239 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Slow

Was admitted with suspected appendicitis on Wednesday evening was discharged on Friday afternoon, it took all of this time to receive one...

21 March 2015

Resus

I was recently admitted to the hospital via resus in A&E, the level of care was outstanding and all staff on duty were amazing in eve...

2 March 2015

A&E and Mendip Ward

Just would like to thank all the staff on A&E in January2015 for their support and kindness when I recently was admitted for yet anot...

19 February 2015

Poor staff on Paediatric Oak Ward

Discharged yesterday evening after one nights stay on Paediatric Ward where my daughter had been admitted. My daughter and I did not rec...

19 February 2015

Patient and considerate staff

I visited Opthalmology yesterday. I have to praise the patient staff and also the consultant who dealt with me professionally. The cons...

13 February 2015

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust