Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 134 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)

95.93% 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)

114.08% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95.77% 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)

110.74% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 560 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 168 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

92staff recommend this hospital for care. 1256 responses. 4203 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1256 responses. 4203 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 173 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Surgery in day surgery unit

I had a minor operation in the day surgical unit today, I can not speak highly enough of the staff that looked after me, I was treated w...

20 September 2017

Great Hopital

My Mother In Law had a major operation on her spine at this hospital. We were very impressed by the care she received. The consultant was...

18 September 2017

High quality info and advice

Concern quickly replaced by reassurance. High quality info and advice at the bedside. Slick, professional operation with regular updates...

12 September 2017

A fantastic service that kept me well and at work

I recently developed a very painful, swollen red elbow, which kept me up at night and felt like it couldn't wait until Monday for treatme...

5 September 2017

Suggestion for improving communication with next of kin

My Aunt, 96, was admitted to A&E on Friday night. My husband and I went over to be with her. No problems there, she had blood tests e...

3 September 2017

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust