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 67 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)

91% 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)

101% 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)

96% 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)

109% 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. 436 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1037 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

91% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 907 responses. 3038 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

79% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 907 responses. 3038 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank You to the Dermatology Team

I recently received treatment from the Dermatology Unit involving the removal of a skin lesion on my jaw. I have to say that the care...

1 March 2015

Chest Clinic and Respiratory Physiology

I have recently been seen by the Chest Clinic and Respiratory Physiology, as an X ray showed a shadow on my lung. You can imagine what wa...

25 February 2015

Day surgery treatment X2

From the moment I arrived at the day surgery unit for my Carpal Tunnel surgery, I was welcomed and treated well. The surgeon was helpful ...

14 February 2015

A & E

My GP asked me to attend A&E because a blood test showed some anomalies. I was seen within 20 mins by a nurse who took another blood...

13 February 2015

Emergency laparotomy/small bowel resectioning

A critical emergency laparotomy and bowel resectioning was performed by the consultant and his team (22/12/14) .an interim 48hr.period on...

12 February 2015

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Last updated on 30 November 2010.

Information supplied by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust