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 115 ratings for this hospital

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  • 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.

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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)

91% 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)

98% 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)

114% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 610 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 570 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

78%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1255 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1255 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Richard Wells Ward

I attended The Richard Wells ward yesterday for a minor op; in Urology to establish cancer recurrence This is the 7th or 8th time I have ...

22 April 2015

Serious Staffing Shortage, Suitable Equipment Unavailable

My mother was admitted in December, following a fall. She was placed in Reginald Hart ward, where she had a partial hip replacement. Al...

18 April 2015

Recent short stay

From start to finish, the quality of care I received in both A & E and Pilgrim Ward was excellent.

14 April 2015

unsatisfied.

After a dozen doctors appointments, 111 phone calls and a long 7 weeks of kidney problems and sever abdominal pain I made my way to A & E...

9 April 2015

Torn ACL - consultuant

Hurt my kneed on fathers day last year june 2014 - was told by consultant I was to big for any operation in no kind way either conside...

31 March 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust