Musgrove Park is a successful, progressive and ambitious District General Hospital, the largest in Somerset, with an excellent reputation for providing a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and specialist services. An NHS Foundation Trust since 2007 the hospital has received consistently good external ratings from the Healthcare Commission. Musgrove has more than halved healthcare associated infections and achieved the 18 week referral to treatment target a full year ahead of schedule. One of the first hospitals in the country to embrace the IHI inspired Safer Patients Initiative in partnership with Torbay hospital, we were named as the most successful hospital in the initiative in 2008. Teams from Musgrove have won regional and national awards for innovation, communication and clinical excellence in the last three years.