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 116 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

This hospital is managed by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

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

% 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)

105% 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)

117% 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 633 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 789 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83%staff recommend this hospital for care. 994 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

60%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 994 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

acute assessment ward

My mother has spent the last weekend in the acute assessment ward then transferred to Harpur ward. All staff i from surgeons/doctors to c...

23 June 2015

Many Thanks

My appointment was for 1415 hours on 16 June, at exactly 1415 hours I was called in for an x-ray, and at approximately 1425 hours I was b...

21 June 2015

Genuine concerns

I would just like to leave my honest and genuine thank yous to everyone who were at a&e last night as I was treated for having an acc...

18 June 2015

my uncle

my uncle died in Bedford hospital he was in there for 3/4 months and not once did his room get cleaned! There was all blood on the tubes ...

17 June 2015

Disgusting

Visited with my 14 year old son after an arm injury. Firstly they confused his notes with that of a much older man, the cubicles were fil...

12 June 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust