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 160 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)

93% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

111% 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. 1315 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 616 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

9393% staff recommend this hospital for care. 788 responses. 2683 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

7070% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 788 responses. 2683 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 2896 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

still waiting

5 hours in a&e, decided needing admitting, iv antibiotics and iv painkillers prescribed over 2 hours ago....and still waiting for all...

28 September 2016

Manners

My recent visit was generally very good and the nurse appointed to me was excellent. However, when they weren't available and I needed he...

25 September 2016

Excellent hip surgery

My mother is over 90 and has been in terrible pain for months. Finally last Monday she was admitted for a hip replacement. All the risk...

23 September 2016

Praise

I would like you to pass on our our thanks to all the staff involved when my family visited your unit on Friday a very pleasing experie...

18 September 2016

Day surgery

I had day surgery for a deviated septum and a lump remove from my larynix. I was impreseed with how well the department run. At no time d...

14 September 2016

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Last updated on 30 June 2016.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust