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 136 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.

 

Christmas opening times

 

Opening times of some clinics and services (including catering services) may vary during this period. If you would like further information about opening times please call 01234 355122. A&E and other emergency services will continue to operate as normal throughout.

 

Blood test Christmas opening (routine)

Christmas Eve: 8am – 4.30pm 

Closed :Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 28 December and New Year's Day:  

 

Normal opening hours at all other times:

South Wing: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm

North Wing: Monday to Thursday 8am to 4:30pm

 

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

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

92% 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)

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

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

101% 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. 1306 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 91 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 91 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 3075 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

Many thanks to Bedford hospital delivery suite

I gave birth in the delivery unit last friday and found this hospital absolutely fantastic. It wasn't easy for me as I'm in Hertfordshir...

8 February 2016

The word "excellent" wouldn't be enough

I gave birth in the delivery unit last friday and found this hospital absolutely fantastic. It wasn't easy for me as I'm in Hertfordshir...

8 February 2016

didnt give the right care

Im 30 yrs old I been ill since Xmas with pains in chest and ribs and lower back and I had stiff neck and shoulder and pressure on head an...

16 January 2016

Cancelled operation

Having waited 3 months for a fixed date surgery to cure acid reflux and hiatus hernia.I attended today at 07.30, after the normal checks...

8 January 2016

Maternity care was brilliant

I started off under consultant care due to medical history. I transfered consultant during pregnancy due to being diagnosed with gestatio...

1 January 2016

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Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust