Yeovil District Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 90 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

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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

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

95% 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)

96% 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)

92% 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. 674 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 132 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85staff recommend this hospital for care. 40 responses. 2229 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

70staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 40 responses. 2229 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 573 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

4yr old son via gp

Webt to a and e after go sent me and my son team were expecting us and were fab esp the nurse and doc on 20th july 6pm... kept us at ease...

21 July 2017

Father came in as an emergency

I am very skeptical of the 5* reviews here. My father was admitted as an emergency after a fall, the communication was abysmal, he has se...

19 July 2017

Visit to FOPAS Frail Older Person's Assessment Service

I would just like to say a massive thank you to the FOPAS unit. My father in law was referred after suffering a fall at home and within h...

11 July 2017

Women's health

I had to have a colposcopy today. It was a nurse led team. They were all fantastic. I was very nervous but they put me completely at ease...

11 July 2017

Dignity compromised

Like another reviewer I also visited A & E on my GP's advice as I am suffering a back/leg problem which leaves me immobile. Pain ver...

3 July 2017

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Last updated on 25 May 2017.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust