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 9 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

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

Poor communication.

Father in law has spent two weeks in Yeovil District hospital and West Mendip after falling ill on holiday. Staff and social workers do n...

7 October 2017

Excellent place to work

Lovely ward and friendly staff on the orthopedic specialty, I would highly recommend this place as a place to work and be a patient as th...

2 September 2017

A and E visit

I was admitted by ambulance with a dislocated shoulder in a lot of pain and extremely uncomfortable. I was seen quickly and treated with ...

1 September 2017

Disgusted and disapointed

Treat my mother like a criminal , a quote from the nurse " not sure what's going on as I've just come on shift , I don't no where to put ...

22 July 2017

Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 25 May 2017.

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