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 118 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

Care Quality Commission Inspection Ratings

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

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

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

91% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

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

% 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
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 448 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 684 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

78% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 1255 responses. 2530 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 1255 responses. 2530 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

The Unit with a big Heart

I was recently a guest of the Cardiology Unit at Bedford Hospital having suffered a heart attack at the age of 50. I was referred from M...

27 January 2015

Completely positive experience

I had a great experience from start to finish. I didn't have a straight forward or easy labour and birth but was impressed with how this ...

18 January 2015

Cardiology Department

We visited the Cardiology Department on 6 January for my husband's Angiogram and other tests. The consultant and staff were excellent in...

17 January 2015

Grateful Thanks

Please express my grateful thanks to all the medical teams in the Cardiac Unit I was treatedwith kindness ,courtesy at all times. Every...

16 January 2015

Dermatology Service

I am totally dissatisfied with the Dermatology service provided at the hospital. My daughter should have ongoing treatment every 3-4 mon...

12 January 2015

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Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust