Yeovil District Hospital

01935 475122 Higher Kingston , Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT
http://www.yeovilhospital.nhs.uk/

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 87 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Yeovil Hospital

Yeovil Hospital is situated next to the town centre and has good road and rail links. All services are provided on one easily accessible site with a multi-storey car park providing plenty of on-site parking.

We provide acute care for a population of about 185,000 people mostly in South Somerset, North and West Dorset and parts of Mendip. The hospital has 345 beds and a private patients’ wing.

In 2016/17:

  • 44,145 people were admitted to our hospital
  • 46,453 people attended our emergency department (A&E)
  • 43,600 x-rays, MRIs, and other diagnostic tests and scans were carried out
  • 1,509 babies were born in our maternity unit.

Continuing to provide high quality clinical care and excellent patient experience remains our top priority. We are proud of our iCARE principles, initially developed by our nursing staff, and which now underpin all that we do within the hospital.

i     Treating our patients and staff as individuals

C    effective Communication

A    positive Attitude

R    Respect for patients, carers and staff

E    Environment conducive to care and recovery

We work closely with GP practices, social care providers and our NHS neighbours to ensure our patients stay as healthy and independent as possible. Our collaboration and partnership working includes Symphony Healthcare Services which provides care to more than 26,000 GP patients, and rehabilitation and reablement at Cooksons Court.

Contact details, map and directions

Yeovil District Hospital

Tel: 01935 475122   Fax: 01935 426850

Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT

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

Email: communications@ydh.nhs.uk

Get directions to Yeovil District Hospital

You can plan your journey with Transport direct.

Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital

This hospital is managed by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
Visit CQC profile

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

91% 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)

103% 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)

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 695 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 134 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

84%staff recommend this hospital for care. 288 responses. 2191 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 288 responses. 2191 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 496 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

Maternity ward

I want to say a massive thankyou to the maternity team at yeovil hospital especially my consultant. The consultant is absolutely amazing,...

17 April 2017

Visit to A and E

My mother went to A and E this morning and wished to let everyone know that she left feeling very satisfied by all aspects of her care by...

15 April 2017

Kindness under pressure

My mum was moved into Yeovil District Hospital - she has become one of the frail elderly with a UTI, diabetes, sight loss etc. I had come...

11 April 2017

A& E visit Tuesday 4th April 2017 for a scan

My husband was admitted to A &E for a scan recommended by the duty doctor who called at our house when my husbands back pain became u...

8 April 2017

Dermatology Appointment

Very impressed with the quality of the service received in the Dermatology out patient clinic today. Seen on time, procedure explained i...

7 April 2017

Nearby Hospitals

Find nearby Hospitals

Last updated on 25 May 2017.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust