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 86 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 national standards

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

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

82% 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)

107% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

96% 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

1.36% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.39% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

57 from 429 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

30 from 738 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher thye score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Incredible Care

I have been into critical care on two occasions , Staff very proffesional ,caring and very kind , Pilgrim Ward. Again very proffesiona...

22 July 2014

Excellent treatment from physiotherapist in womans health

I cant recommend highly enough the recent treatment I have received from the physiotherapist who specialises in woman's health. This lady...

11 July 2014

Chest Pain and beyond

I had been experiencing mild breathlessness and very mild chest pain, when walking in cold weather. This gradually worsened so I booked a...

30 June 2014

Management of stroke

I wanted to write record my appreciation and thanks for the care I received. I consider I had world class service for the management of m...

29 June 2014

Mole inspection

I have recently been to the outpatient area of Bedford South Wing in order to have an inspection of moles after 2 recent cancer scares. ...

28 June 2014

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Last updated on 23 June 2014.

Information supplied by Bedford Hospital NHS Trust