Musgrove Park Hospital

01823 333444 Parkfield Drive , Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 148 ratings for this hospital


Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

It is the largest acute hospital in Somerset serving a population of over 340,000 as well as providing some specialist and tertiary services for the whole of Somerset with a catchment population of 544,000.  Each year over 41,000 patients are admitted as emergencies; nearly 9,000 patients are admitted for elective surgery; nearly 34,000 are seen for day case surgery; 315,500 patients attend outpatient clinics; 56,000 attend our emergency department, 235,000 diagnostic imaging examinations too place, nearly 3,400 babies are born in the Maternity Department. Over 300 adults and children are admitted to our intensive care and high dependency units.

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has an annual budget of nearly £246.7 million. The hospital has nearly 600 beds, 30 wards, 15 operating theatres, a fully equipped diagnostic imaging department and a purpose built cancer treatment centre which includes outpatient, chemotherapy day care, radiotherapy and inpatient facilities. The Trust employs over 4,000 staff.

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Musgrove Park Hospital

Tel: 01823 333444

Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA


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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1764 responses. 4483 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 425 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 943 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 237 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

95%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1764 responses. 4483 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Made my time better.

I recently got admitted to AMU. I was struggling with my mental health, I was stressed and felt sad and lonely, I felt I would be judged,...

30 November 2018

Amazing staff

I would just like to say a huge thank you to all the amazing staff that looked after me today on the day surgery ward, from the reception...

28 November 2018

Thank you will never be enough

I would like to thank the A&E / CCU staff at Taunton. I had a heart attack and came to Taunton A&E and the brilliant staff in the...

26 November 2018

The breast care and radiotherapy unit totally rock

Words are difficult to describe how I feel about these two teams of staff. The breast care unit are pheunominal and there when you need ...

22 November 2018

My recent treatment at Musgrove

On Friday last I became unwell while out and got brought home, dialled 999 and very soon a Paramedic came to treat me. Lovely. Followed b...

21 November 2018

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Last updated on 28 November 2017.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust