Bedford Hospital South Wing

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 190 ratings for this hospital

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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

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% 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)

89% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

100% 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)

112% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1184 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 612 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93%staff recommend this hospital for care. 788 responses. 2683 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 788 responses. 2683 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 2462 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

Positive Experience

I would like to thank the hospital for the excellent care I received from everyone I encountered before, during and after a recent hip r...

20 May 2017

South wing maternity is a joke

From student nurses dropping samples to countless false alarms regarding my newborns heath our week stay at south wing has been atrocious...

19 May 2017

My 6 month old was so poorly and they were all amazing!

My son had a chest infection and developed a fever he went very lethargic and limp I rushed him to hospital in despair fearing the worst....

15 May 2017

Rude phlebotomist

Was in haematology day unit Gifford Nash ,14May 2017.There was 2members of staff taking bloods.One was really nice and the one very rude ...

14 May 2017

Excellent staff

On arrival the receptionist was friendly and efficient. Despite there being a lot waiting I was called third after about 15 minds, taken ...

13 May 2017

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Last updated on 30 June 2016.

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