Yeovil District Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 78 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)

99% 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)

94% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

NAstaff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 0 responses. 2240 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 215 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 616 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 114 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

NAstaff recommend this hospital for care. 0 responses. 2240 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

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on August 10th I had a knee procedure carried out in Day Theatre. I was greeted on arrival by a delightful member of staff who instantly ...

17 August 2018

Visit to Day Theatre Department

I had to visit thr Day Theatre Department today for a Colonoscopy. I was feeling quite distressed about the procedure but all staff that ...

10 August 2018

Out patient dermatology appoimtment

i had to attend the dermatology department this morning for a excisional biopsy on my fore arm. I could not have wished for better care a...

2 August 2018

Change of hospital on day of surgery

My 90 yr old father attended today for day surgery. I have no problem with any of the care he received but the surgery was scheduled to h...

1 August 2018

Amazing care once again!

After my daughter had been ignored after two visits in a week to GP, she had been very unwell for two weeks, I decided to wait and ring 1...

26 July 2018

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Last updated on 25 May 2017.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust