Yeovil District Hospital

01935 475122 Higher Kingston , Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT


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

Yeovil District Hospital

Tel: 01935 475122   Fax: 01935 426850

Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT



Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital

This hospital is managed by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 303 responses. 2336 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 578 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 773 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 67 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 303 responses. 2336 staff work at this trust.

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

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Last updated on 25 May 2017.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust