West Suffolk Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 73 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)

94% 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)

106% 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)

95% 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)

119% 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

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. 460 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 816 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 907 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

79%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 907 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

What a great Hospital West Suffolk Hospital is!

I just want to say that in all the time I've lived in Bury from 18-43 I've had my 2 children there and for any other service I have ever ...

16 April 2015

Wrist X-ray

Took my son in with a football injury and we were seen within 15 minutes by triage, x-rayed after another 15 minutes, then in to see the ...

9 April 2015

Visit to A&E

I recently visited a&e with my partner who wasn't well. We saw the triage nurse within 15 min we then waited 20 min for an X ray and then...

7 April 2015

Saturday blood clinic

Today I went for a booked appointment at the Saturday blood clinic, the waiting room was clean and easily accesable with my Zimmer frame....

28 March 2015

Diabetic support review for a newly diagnosed patient

I would like to say an enormous thank you to the WSH diabetic support team. My 19 year old son Tom was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes l...

19 March 2015

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust