Broomfield Hospital

01245 362000 Court Road , Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET
http://www.meht.nhs.uk/

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 302 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Outside the new wing at Broomfield Hospital

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute and community based services to a local population of approx 371,000. It also provides regional upper gastrointestinal (upper GI) surgical services, a national profile plastics service and regional head and neck services, in addition to a supra regional burns service (St Andrew's centre for plastic surgery and burns).

The Trust, based in the heart of Essex, employs over 3,800 staff and provides services from five sites in and around Chelmsford, Maldon, Braintree and Witham. However, the Trust’s estate has changed significantly with the opening of a new hospital wing.

Publishing Safe Staffing
From June 2014 all Trusts will be publishing their nursing and midwifery staffing information on a monthly basis. The results are available here through the NHS Choices website, as well as on our internet safe staffing page.

http://www.meht.nhs.uk/about-us-/safe-staffing/

Contact details, map and directions

Broomfield Hospital

Tel: 01245 362000

Address: Court Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET

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

Email: communications@meht.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Broomfield Hospital

This hospital is managed by Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

88% 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)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

119% 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% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.96% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1326 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

81%Patients recommend this hospital. 583 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

83%staff recommend this hospital for care. 224 responses. 4503 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

71%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 224 responses. 4503 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 4946 responses.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Parking fees & waiting times

It says in the write up it costs £1 per hour for parking. This is only true if you stay three hours! I often need to go for a blood ...

25 March 2017

X-ray required

Arrived in A&E with my child to a packed department and seen within two hours including X-ray. Paediatric nurse very helpful and took...

24 March 2017

Speedy, thorough and reassuring

I visited A&E on referral from a gp. I was treated respectfully and efficiently. The medical staff were thorough and reassuring. I p...

22 March 2017

Pharmacy, oh dear!

While the staff at this department are friendly, polite and helpful sadly the system let's them down, you spend your time with the consul...

18 March 2017

Long wait for prescription

Can someone explain to me please why hospital prescriptions cannot be fulfilled at the patients own local surgery/pharmacy if they so cho...

17 March 2017

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Last updated on 20 June 2014.

Information supplied by Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust