Musgrove Park Hospital

01823 333444 Parkfield Drive , Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5DA
http://www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 145 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

To find out more about Musgrove Park Hospital, visit our website, at: www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

Contact details, map and directions

Musgrove Park Hospital

Tel: 01823 333444

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

Website: http://www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Musgrove Park Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

111% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

77staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 917 responses. 4374 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 261 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1142 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93staff recommend this hospital for care. 917 responses. 4374 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

My 96 year old father who spent a month in hospital

My 96 year old father was admitted with a severe UTI and urine retention because of an enlarged prostate. I had been visiting my parents ...

20 June 2018

All the care, food, personnel, respect, dignity, privacy

Blake Ward, Musgrove Park. Hospital, Taunton, Somerset. I stayed for a week in June 2018. ALL the staff were wonderful. All the care, foo...

19 June 2018

Having had a successful operation a week before I had post op complications....

Having had a successful operation a week before I had post op complications. I arrived at Musgrove by ambulance experiencing severe pa...

15 June 2018

First class care

In these days where the norm is to knock the NHS and the service it gives I have to say I’ve managed to buck the trend. The care, compa...

14 June 2018

Waited too long for pain relief and food.

I'm well aware that people need help on a ward but me waiting an hour for pain relief and haveing to watch another patient eat a meal aft...

9 June 2018

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Last updated on 28 November 2017.

Information supplied by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust