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 185 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

% 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

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 818 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 481 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

86%staff recommend this hospital for care. 151 responses. 2658 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

72%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 151 responses. 2658 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 2039 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

Blood test service

I visited this department for routine blood tests arranged by my GP. All staff I encountered were most friendly and approachable, and ac...

20 April 2017

A and E department.

I took my daughter to South wing A and E this morning as she had fallen down stairs and one toe was at a very strange angle. We didn't wa...

18 April 2017

Where are my results??

Had a cancer scare, was seen within 2 weeks which is fabulous and within NHS guidelines. As a result of initial consultation booked for m...

11 April 2017

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The nurses, the anaesthetist and the wonderful surgeon that I met during my visit made a very shaky 24 year old feel at ease. I must have...

11 April 2017

Three Weeks of Care

My Partner Cheryl was admitted to the Shand Ward on a March 17th & stayed there for Three Weeks, sadly She had to have Her Big Toe Amputa...

8 April 2017

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Last updated on 30 June 2016.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust