Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 10 ratings for this trust


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.

Latest reviews of this trust

they booked the wrong clinic.

A fast track appt was made by own doctor, hospital made huge mess up big difference between urology and dermatology.

17 December 2018


Normally a healthy 73 year old I have attended Yeovil A&E twice since moving here 9 months ago. On both occasions I was seen and trea...

7 May 2018

No respect for patient wishes

Would not respect husband's wishes of carer being with him.. made him more panicked and did not help him when home as felt like he had no...

12 March 2018


Although the cubicles were very cold with no pillows or blankets in spite of staff trying to find some and feeling totally vulnerable owi...

8 January 2018

Excellent treatment

In the last year I have had two mastectomies at YDH, and have nothing but praise for the hospital. They diagnosed my cancer and fixed up ...

21 October 2017

Last updated on 02 August 2018.

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