Yeovil District Hospital

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


Yeovil Hospital

We provide acute care for a population of around 200,000 people mostly in South Somerset, North and West Dorset and parts of Mendip. The hospital has 345 NHS beds as well as the Kingston Wing for private patients.

The large majority of our services are provided on one easily accessible site with a multi-storey car park providing plenty of on-site parking. Yeovil Hospital is situated next to the town centre and has good road and rail links.

In 2019/20:
50,237 people were admitted to our hospital
58,140 people attended our emergency department (A&E)
129,249 x-rays, MRIs, and other radiology tests and scans were carried out
1,413 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 in their own home. Our collaboration and partnership working includes Symphony Healthcare Services which provides care to more than 82,000 GP patients.


Contact details

Yeovil District Hospital

Tel: 01935 475122   Fax: 01935 426850

Address: Higher Kingston, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT



Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital

This hospital is managed by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 303 responses. 2336 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1833 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 287 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 53 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 303 responses. 2336 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

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Last updated on 21 July 2020.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust