Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 158 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)

102% 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)

102% 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. 768 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 89 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 135 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

pre op assessment

The pre op assessment for cataract removal was excellent. Everything explained in detail by a particular member of staff. What a gem the...

29 July 2016

Complete appreciation of all the care i received

From the prompt screening process through to the Colonoscopy I was looked after by an amazing group of professional staff. At each stage...

20 July 2016

Excellent care on Willow ward

I was placed on Willow Ward following an elective caesarian. I am a new mother. The staff (particularly the night shift) were fantastic w...

11 July 2016

Excellent care

Thank you to the radiology staff who attended to me today during my investigation. Their care, kindness and respect for dignity was secon...

8 July 2016

My physio is awesome

My physio was awesome! First time i have ever had physio, and they understood how it was affecting my life and is going to see it through...

5 July 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust