Musgrove Park Hospital

01823 333444 Parkfield Drive , Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 149 ratings for this hospital


Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

It is the largest acute hospital in Somerset serving a population of over 340,000 as well as providing some specialist and tertiary services for the whole of Somerset with a catchment population of 544,000.  Each year over 41,000 patients are admitted as emergencies; nearly 9,000 patients are admitted for elective surgery; nearly 34,000 are seen for day case surgery; 315,500 patients attend outpatient clinics; 56,000 attend our emergency department, 235,000 diagnostic imaging examinations too place, nearly 3,400 babies are born in the Maternity Department. Over 300 adults and children are admitted to our intensive care and high dependency units.

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has an annual budget of nearly £246.7 million. The hospital has nearly 600 beds, 30 wards, 15 operating theatres, a fully equipped diagnostic imaging department and a purpose built cancer treatment centre which includes outpatient, chemotherapy day care, radiotherapy and inpatient facilities. The Trust employs over 4,000 staff.

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Musgrove Park Hospital

Tel: 01823 333444

Address: Parkfield Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA


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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

82%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1079 responses. 4407 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 337 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 934 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 247 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

95%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1079 responses. 4407 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital


I must praise all the Hospital staff that attended to my needs on the day that I was admitted to the Hospital, it was the Paramedics that...

14 November 2018

Caring and compassionate Rheumatologist

I have been under the care of Dr Gompels and the rheumatology department for several years now. I have to say how professional he is firs...

6 November 2018

Wait too long

It is said that the waiting time in A&E is 2 hour, Bring my baby with 40C high temperature here and have to wait 5 hours but still di...

6 November 2018

Patient transport

Due to unforeseen circumstances my mother in law needed transport for an NHS appointment. I called the transport services and they took a...

5 November 2018

Operation cancelled for a 3rd time

It took 2 years for me to be told I would have a knee replacement after being told I needed it. They said I was too young.. In Sept 17. I...

31 October 2018

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Last updated on 28 November 2017.

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