Musgrove Park Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 141 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)

97% 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)

100% 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)

110% 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. 471 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 133 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1176 responses. 4179 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1176 responses. 4179 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 55 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Potentially serious lung infection

Initially went in at 9pm to see the out of hours GP who was absolutely beyond useless and fobbed my illness off as a common viral infecti...

24 April 2017

They kept my daughter well informed

We were admitted Friday evening to the Acorn ward, my daughter had acute abdominal pain with nausea - suspected appendicitis. The staff w...

24 April 2017

Maternity Care

My daughter was recently admitted for a planned induction.The whole procedure turned out to be traumatic for her but was made so much bet...

22 April 2017

Visit to North outpatients

I had an appointment today and was very impressed with the consultant. However, the nurse that was with him never introduced herself and ...

21 April 2017

Passed from pillar to post

I phoned the Grace Centre on advice of my GP, I have three growths in my womb which need biopsies done in them. My GP 'forgot' to do my r...

19 April 2017

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Last updated on 15 May 2014.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust