Yeovil District Hospital

01935 475122 Higher Kingston , Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4AT
http://www.yeovilhospital.nhs.uk/

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 84 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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.

Contact details, map and directions

Yeovil District Hospital

Tel: 01935 475122   Fax: 01935 426850

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

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

Email: communications@ydh.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Yeovil District Hospital

This hospital is managed by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% 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)

82% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 358 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 146 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

74%staff recommend this hospital for care. 23 responses. 2222 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

52%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 23 responses. 2222 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 165 responses.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excision of lesion upper arm

I found the clinical nurse to be very communicative, and the duty nurse and student to be very caring with pleasant demeanor.. Many ...

20 April 2018

Something caught fire, briefly engulfing my daughter's foot

Early on Monday morning, 16th April 2018, about 4am, a doctor and a charge nurse were treating my daughter Holly for a very painful to...

19 April 2018

Respiratory Medicine- app with Specialist Nurse

Saw Respiratory Nurse today. I thought she had read my notes properly and I felt I was listened to properly. My concerns were understood....

12 April 2018

A&E efficient and friendly

While Triage was rapid and relatively devoid of any emotion, the Emergency Nurse Practioner was extreme efficient and friendly. Very plea...

2 April 2018

Poor Maternity Services In Taunton

I had planned for a home birth for my second child and had all the checks and forms completed to enable this to happen. I was reassured b...

24 February 2018

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Last updated on 25 May 2017.

Information supplied by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust