Musgrove Park has three clear principles: Patient Safety, Patient Experience and Making the Most of Musgrove. We are committed to delivering the safest possible patient care; the best possible experience for patients and making the very best use of the resources we have.
Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust. We are 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 to us 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 Accident and Emergency, 235,000 diagnostic imaging examinations too place, nearly 3,400 babies are born in the Maternity Department, and 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 over 700 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.