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 107 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • Christmas Opeing Times 2014
  • 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

Christmas Opeing Times 2014

G.U.M Clinic
 
24th December - Drop in sessions 9am - 12am
25th December - Closed
26th December - Closed
27th - 31st - Normal opening hours
1st January - Closed
 
Out Patients’ Blood Tests
24th December
South Wing: 8am to 4:30pm
North Wing: 8am to 3.30pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve 31st Dec 2014
South Wing: 8am to 4:30pm
North Wing: 8am to 3.30pm
Normal opening hours at all other times, see below:
South Wing: Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm
North Wing: Monday to Thursday 8am to 4:45pm
 
Decontamination Services
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Phlebotomy
Please ring 01234 792160 to ask about the Christmas opening hours.
Learning and Education Centre
24th December - 8am to 4pm
25th, 26th, 29th, 30th, 31st and 1st January - closed
2nd January - 8am to 4pm

Last updated on 19 December 2014.

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)

95% 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)

88% 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)

102% 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)

94% 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

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 702 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

Amazing experience at ENT at Bedford Hospital

I had a tonisillectomy at Bedford Hospital almost 3 weeks ago and i am utterly floored by just how amazing the staff were who cared for m...

19 December 2014

Whose time is more important!?

Very dissapointing visit to fracture clinic. Not one member of staff introduced themselves, it appeared the information board regarding C...

19 December 2014

Exemplary and very professional care

I have been visiting the cardiology department now for five years. The care and professionalism shown at this unit is superb. I have no ...

17 November 2014

Cardiology

I was transferred to Bedford cardiology unit after admitted to L&D A&E. I had no idea who was going to do my procedure but after meeting ...

17 November 2014

without this treatment my life had become a missery

i was very pleased with my treatment at Bedford cardiology unit the staff where pleasant and helpfull, and a special thankyou for the Con...

24 October 2014

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Last updated on 19 December 2014.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust