Musgrove Park Hospital

01823 333444 Parkfield Drive , Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA
http://www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 168 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

It is the largest acute hospital in Somerset serving a population of over 340,000 as well as providing some specialist and tertiary services for the whole of Somerset with a catchment population of 544,000.  Each year over 41,000 patients are admitted as emergencies; nearly 9,000 patients are admitted for elective surgery; nearly 34,000 are seen for day case surgery; 315,500 patients attend outpatient clinics; 56,000 attend our emergency department, 235,000 diagnostic imaging examinations too place, nearly 3,400 babies are born in the Maternity Department. Over 300 adults and children are admitted to our intensive care and high dependency units.

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has an annual budget of nearly £246.7 million. The hospital has nearly 600 beds, 30 wards, 15 operating theatres, a fully equipped diagnostic imaging department and a purpose built cancer treatment centre which includes outpatient, chemotherapy day care, radiotherapy and inpatient facilities. The Trust employs over 4,000 staff.

To find out more about Musgrove Park Hospital, visit our website, at: www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

Musgrove Park Hospital

Tel: 01823 333444

Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA

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

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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

98% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

102% 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)

113% 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

0.63% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

6.05% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 754 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 211 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

98%staff recommend this hospital for care. 254 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

81%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 254 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 62 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outstanding Department

The whole experience within this department has been exceptional. The staff are helpful, friendly and always put you at ease. Im in conta...

25 May 2016

Excellent superb attention

Over my 69 years i have been admitted to MPH and in its day to East Reach for several reasons including one major operation but i have ne...

14 May 2016

Excellent care

Went in for a routine thyroid op. I cannot praise the staff and the team on Blake ward highly enough and I mean the whole team. I was ver...

10 May 2016

perfect

After a horrendous birth and seven nights on willow ward with my baby boy I sit now and think about the staff that helped me along the wa...

7 May 2016

Accomodating

The consultant was amazing, they really listened and Waa proactive with current and future analysis. The nurse was so lovely when my ...

7 May 2016

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust