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Bedford Hospital South Wing

Telephone: 01234 355 122
Address: South Wing, Kempston Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9DJ
Website: http://www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk/index.asp

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 125 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Safe Staffing at Bedford Hospital

Overview

Choose Bedford, where every patient matters.

If you choose Bedford you can be certain of high quality clinical care and treatment in clean, comfortable surroundings.
We our proud of our short waiting times, excellent medical and nursing staff, ample car parking, which is free for disabled patients and visitors, and we are in easy reach by car, bus or train. We provide a wide range of services from our modern facilities including maternity, vascular (vein) services and cancer care. Our focus is on providing high quality clinical services and support for patients.

Contact details, map and directions

Bedford Hospital South Wing

Tel: 01234 355 122   Fax: 01234 795 972

Address: South Wing, Kempston Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9DJ

Website: http://www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk/index.asp

Email: communications@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

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Latest news

Safe Staffing at Bedford Hospital

Data on fill rates for nurses, midwives and care staff will be presented on the NHS Choices page for Bedford Hospital. In addition actual staffing numbers versus planned staff fill rates on a ward by ward basis are presented on the Bedford Hospital website, alongside further information about safe staffing.

Please visit www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk/safe-staffing for further information.

Last updated on 23 June 2014.

Quality of service at Bedford Hospital South Wing

This hospital is managed by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

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)

96% 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)

109% 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

1.32% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

5.28% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 612 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 669 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 101 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

85%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 101 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 2165 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent A&E experience

My husband had a serious wasp sting on the mouth. I was extremely worried when we sat in the waiting room. There were a few tricky patien...

18 August 2015

Physiotherapy 2015

I was referred to physiotherapy outpatients after a hysterectomy operation. My physiotherapist was brilliant! Clear explanations, practic...

18 August 2015

just great

visiting the laser dept today, was very nervous but the staff there were really kind and very caring, they put you at ease could n...

12 August 2015

A&E Department

Excellent service and staff friendliness at Bedford Hospital. Following poor experiences at Kettering General Hospital when my father wa...

10 August 2015

CCU Ward

I would like to thank all the staff ( consultants ,nurses, Pharmacy team and catheterisation team) for looking after me while on the ward...

2 August 2015

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Last updated on 03 August 2015.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust