Musgrove Park Hospital is part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
We are the largest General Hospital in Somerset and serve a population of over 340,000. Each year 40,000 patients are admitted as emergencies; 10,000 patients are admitted for elective surgery; 26,000 are seen for day case surgery; 232,000 patients attend outpatient appointments; 48,000 attend accident and emergency, over 3,000 babies are born in the maternity department and 170,000 diagnostics tests are carried out and almost 1,000 patients are admitted to critical care each year.
We have an annual budget of nearly £240m. The hospital has over 700 beds, 30 wards, 15 operating theatres, an intensive care and high dependency unit, a medical admissions unit, a fully equipped diagnostic imaging department and a purpose built cancer treatment centre which includes outpatient, chemotherapy day care, radiotherapy and inpatient facilities. Musgrove Park also has a specialised children’s department including a paediatric high dependency bay and provides Neonatal Intensive Care for all of Somerset. The Trust employs over 4000 staff.
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.