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 District Hospital

Yeovil District Hospital in Yeovil town centre has good road and rail links and is close to facilities, but retains the feel of the rural setting. All services are provided on one easily accessible site.

The Trust provides a full range of services, with particular emphasis on enhancing patient recovery times through keyhole techniques and day surgery procedures.

Yeovil District Hospital has an excellent reputation and is consistently rated as being in the top ten of healthcare employers in the country. The Trust employs about 2,200 staff.

At Yeovil District Hospital we promise to treat all patients as Individuals and to provide clear and effective Communication and an open, polite and professional Attitude at all times; Respect for patients, carers and staff and a clean, safe and friendly Environment – this is our iCARE promise.

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

Each year, we see around 20,000 emergency admissions, 3,500 elective admissions, and 18,000 day cases. More than 40,000 people attend our accident and emergency department each year, our maternity department delivers nearly 2,000 babies, and our intensive care unit looks after many hundreds of people.

Yeovil District Hospital has a long-established and excellent reputation for the high quality of its research activity. Our achievements in research have raised the profile of YDH, attracting both national and international interest, and have demonstrated that a district general hospital can make a major contribution to the national research agenda. Yeovil District Hospital is the second best small acute trust in the country when it comes to its research activities and it has recently achieved the second highest uptake in the world in a stroke trial.

Quality Account 2014/15

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

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Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital

This hospital is managed by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

101% 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)

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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 642 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 255 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

8484% staff recommend this hospital for care. 288 responses. 2191 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

7676% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 288 responses. 2191 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 479 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

Hell hole

I attended A&E department with a severe infection in my arm. I arrived just after 7p.m I was then triaged at about 8 and then seen by a J...

23 July 2016

Excellent and rapid referral and investigation in TIA Clinic

I saw my GP in the afternoon and the next morning had an appointment at the TIA Clinic. I had an MRI and full neurological exam by a con...

20 July 2016

My Hospital Stay and OP at YDH

I was admitted to YDH for further investigation for abdominal pain which in the end resulted in my having to have key hoe surgery which w...

18 July 2016

Nose Specialist

Wonderful staff, treated my constant nosebleeds first visit. Lovely helpful nurse who held my hand ! Very kind. Very quick appointment....

13 July 2016

Hearing aid test and replacement parts

I had a very positive visit when having my hearing assessed. I have since required replacement parts for my hearing aid and have received...

3 July 2016

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Last updated on 14 July 2015.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust