The Ipswich Hospital

01473 712233 Heath Road, ... , Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5PD
http://www.ipswichhospital.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 136 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Ipswich Hospital

Welcome to Ipswich Hospital.

This hospital has a huge place in people’s hearts. Everyone who works here know that affection is earned by delivering safe, high quality compassionate care, everyday to all of our patients, their relatives and carers.

Every day I am humbled by the acts of kindness I see from staff and volunteers. I am immensely proud to be the chief executive of this hospital. Do please get in touch with me to share your experiences of this hospital, particularly how we can get better still.

You can give your comments on this site, by Twitter @IpswichHosp or email me at nick.hulme@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

Visit our website for all our latest news and developments.

Nick Hulme
Chief Executive

Contact details, map and directions

The Ipswich Hospital

Tel: 01473 712233   Fax: 01473 703400

Address: Heath Road, ..., Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5PD

Website: http://www.ipswichhospital.nhs.uk/

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Quality of service at The Ipswich 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

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night 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 night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

106% 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

0.41% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

1.63% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1371 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 376 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 376 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 438 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Busy A and E

I had cause to visit the department on what was an extremely busy day in A and E with my elderly mother. Despite waiting in a corridor fo...

13 February 2016

First class treatment from all levels of staff.

From receptionists to doctors, all levels of staff were absolutely first class. The help and support I received were second to none.

8 February 2016

5 hour wait in A and E

Arrived at A and E after accident to finger which split skin back to expose knuckle bone. Processed by receptionist just before 8pm on Mo...

4 February 2016

colonoscopy/endoscopy

All superbly handled, from the briefing, to high competence and pain relief in the procedure, friendly and approachable staff, and recove...

30 January 2016

excellant help & service

From the first to the last radiotherapy treatment...all the team were helpful and easy to talk with, bearing in mind it is a very busy u...

25 January 2016

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Last updated on 12 February 2015.

Information supplied by Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust