Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Yeovil District Hospital
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Multi-storey building with long lines of windows on each floor. On the roof are various aerials. In the foreground are cars on a roundabout and trees.
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located in Somerset
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Shown in Somerset
Geography
Location Yeovil, Somerset, England
Coordinates 50°56′43″N 2°38′02″W / 50.9452°N 2.6339°W / 50.9452; -2.6339Coordinates: 50°56′43″N 2°38′02″W / 50.9452°N 2.6339°W / 50.9452; -2.6339
Organisation
Care system NHS
Hospital type District General
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 370
Links
Website http://www.yeovilhospital.nhs.uk/

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust runs Yeovil District Hospital in Yeovil, Somerset, England.

It provides acute care for a population of about 180,000, people living in South Somerset, North and West Dorset, and parts of Mendip. The hospital admits around 30,000 inpatients or day cases each year and treats more than 90,000 people in the outpatient appointments. Approximately 40,000 people are treated in Accident and Emergency and 1,300 babies are born in the Maternity Unit each year.[1]

The tower block was built in the 1960s. Since 2000 it has been refurbished with a new coronary care unit, intensive care and private patient ward at a cost of £9.3 million.[2]

Yeovil District Hospital received an 'Excellent' rating for both the quality of its services and its financial management from the Healthcare Commission in 2008 and 2009.[3]

In December 2014 the Trust established a 15 year “strategic estate partnership” to fund and manage a new “health campus” with construction companies Interserve and Prime. The £70 million deal will enable the Trust to expand the number of beds for patients with dementia, create a GP practice, a nursing home and a retail pharmacy and to relocate its day surgery service onto the campus.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information". Yeovil District Hospital. Retrieved 4 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Yeovil District Hospital". Provelio. Retrieved 4 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil". Dr Foster Healthcare. Retrieved 4 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Yeovil signs estate partnership deal to create 'health campus'". Health Service Journal. 14 November 2014. Retrieved 14 December 2014.