West Suffolk Hospital

01284 713000 Hardwick Lane , Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ
http://www.wsh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 134 ratings for this hospital

Overview

WSH Staff

West Suffolk Hospital provides a range of acute core services with associated inpatient and outpatient facilities. There is a purpose-built Macmillan Unit, a dedicated Eye Treatment Centre and a Day Surgery Unit. WSH has around 460 beds and 13 theatres, including three in day surgery and two in the eye treatment centre.

To find out more, visit our website: www.wsh.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

West Suffolk Hospital

Tel: 01284 713000   Fax: 01284 701993

Address: Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ

Website: http://www.wsh.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

Day Surgery Unit
Eye Treatment Centre
Macmillan Unit

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Quality of service at West Suffolk Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

96% 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)

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

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

99% 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)

107% 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

0.26% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.66% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 643 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 623 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

9393% staff recommend this hospital for care. 782 responses. 3353 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

8787% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 782 responses. 3353 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 307 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Fantastic Service

My mum was admitted to the G8 stroke ward having been taken to West Suffolk Hospital's A&E department, having had a suspected TIA/St...

25 August 2016

Kind and compassionate care on ward G4

My elderly uncle with dementia has been transferred to g4 ward after a stay on the assessment unit. I cannot believe the difference betwe...

24 August 2016

Professional courteous paediatric service

Visiting Suffolk on holiday my 11year old developed a nasty rash on his arm and in his mouth. We brought him to A&E and from that point w...

24 August 2016

Larger machine at MRI at Bury St Edmunds

I had my 3rd MRI at Bury on the 17th Aug. I was very anxious as previous pelvic MRI had taken place at Colchester...this had not been a g...

18 August 2016

Excellent care

I was transferred to West Suffolk Dermatology after appalling and distressing care with the private company operating at Colchester Hospi...

12 August 2016

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust