West Suffolk Hospital

Telephone: 01284 713000
Address: Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ
Website: http://www.wsh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 75 ratings for this hospital

Overview

WSH Staff

West Suffolk Hospital provides a range of acute core services with associated inpatient and outpatient facilities. There is a purpose-built Macmillan Unit, a dedicated Eye Treatment Centre and a Day Surgery Unit. WSH has around 460 beds and 13 theatres, including three in day surgery and two in the eye treatment centre.

To find out more, visit our website: www.wsh.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

West Suffolk Hospital

Tel: 01284 713000   Fax: 01284 701993

Address: Hardwick Lane, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2QZ

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

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Departments and services

Day Surgery Unit
Eye Treatment Centre
Macmillan Unit

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Quality of service at West Suffolk Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% 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
Ward level breakdown

% 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
Ward level breakdown

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

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

117% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.26% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.66% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 635 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 911 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91%staff recommend this hospital for care. 907 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

79%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 907 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Day Surgery

We hear of negative comments in the nhs, but I can honestly say mine will not be one of them. I had a small operation 14th May in the da...

19 May 2015

Wonderful treatment

Whatever is said about the NHS, no one can knock the dedication of the Nursing and ancillary staff at the West Suffolk. My wife has ju...

15 May 2015

Worst Experience Ever

Was left waiting for 5 1/2 hrs in A&E although when I arrived at 7am there were only 2 other people in the waiting area. At least 50...

11 May 2015

Hospital Feedback.

After an operation in November 2014 (from which I acquired a bacterial infection taking 30 days to fix) and a subsequent visit in Decembe...

10 May 2015

Total hip replacement

Information given pre op was excellent, admittance procedure smooth and lots of care. My surgeon and anaesthetist were there to reassure ...

7 May 2015

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust