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 142 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

Superb treatment in A and E

I have just received the most wonderful care in A and. E. The staff were kind compassionate and so efficient. There was an air of calm an...

24 September 2016

MRI unit

I had a scan today - my second. I got great support from the staff there today. I am grateful for their kindness and patience when I lost...

22 September 2016

Hip revision surgery following fall at Center Parcs

On Friday 9th September 2016 my holiday at Center Parcs was interrupted by a fall on my resurfaced hip and trip to A&E at WSH. I was ...

22 September 2016

Continued Mistakes

So this was the second time I came into have my teeth extracted. And again it should have been all four wisdom teeth and yet again it onl...

20 September 2016

6 days in with food and blood poisoning

Taken in by ambulance as walk in wait is 4hrs.doctor in a & e not keen to keep me in.all I can say is staff are doing above and beyon...

13 September 2016

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust