Coronavirus update - July 2021 onwards

To protect the safety of our patients and staff the below safety measures are in place inside our hospital:

Wear a face covering - we will provide you with a clinical mask when you arrive at the hospital and we ask that you keep this on for the duration of your visit.

Sanitise or wash your hands regularly
- please clean your hands on arrival and regularly throughout your visit using our hand sanitising stations.

Social distancing
- please make sure you follow the social distancing signs and directional markers you see around the hospital.

Please come alone
- we ask you to come alone to your appointments. Except in exceptional circumstances we are not accepting visitors. This includes visiting relatives or friends who are staying in hospital. Please do not visit the hospital, unless you have an appointment which requires you to attend.

Arrive on time
- please arrive at the time of your appointment. Early attendance may mean we ask you to wait outside the hospital until your appointment is due.


Private Hospital Group of the Year winners at the Health Investor Awards.

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is one of the leading providers of private healthcare in the South West. We've built a reputation for clinical excellence and outstanding patient care over the last 40 years.

We are constantly investing in our modern hospital. With three new state of the art Ultra Clean Air operating theatres and an endoscopy suite we are proud of the wide range of surgical services and treatments available. Our highly experienced consultants and dedicated matron-led nursing team are here to ensure you receive the best care possible.

Our areas of specialty include orthopaedic and spinal surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, bariatric treatments and diagnostic imaging.

'Please note we are not able to see or treat anyone under the age of 18 years at Taunton Hospital. Your nearest provision can be found at either Bristol or Exeter Nuffield Health Hospitals'.

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Taunton Hospital

Staplegrove Elm, Taunton, TA2 6AN

01823 286 991
Facilities at Taunton Hospital
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Physiotherapy 03450454845
Outpatients 01823 250 611
Radiology 01823 250 636
Pathology South West 01392 262 165

Ways to pay

Nuffield Health promise

Our prices are all-inclusive. We will equal any comparable price. There are no time limits on your aftercare.

Paying for yourself

There are no hidden costs in our treatment prices. The price you see is the price you pay.

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Personal medical loan

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Medical insurance

We work with you and your insurance provider to get you the treatment you need quickly

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CQC Rating

CQC inspection of Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

The CQC inspection in 2016 of Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital was found to be ‘Good’ in all areas and deemed ‘Outstanding’ in leadership.

Patient feedback was consistently good; patients were extremely positive about the care and treatment they received. Inspectors reported that the hospital has a good track record of safety and that there is a culture where staff can report a concern or incidence. The hospital showed high levels of cleanliness to prevent and control infection. The hospital scored 99% for cleanliness in the annual Patient-Led assessment of the Care Environment.

The report concluded that “the hospital is committed to provide the best patient-centred care and treatment. All patients are respected as individuals and empowered partners in their care. All staff engaged with patients in a friendly and caring manner working together to deliver coordinated care, which met the needs of the individuals demonstrating the importance of flexibility, choice and continuity of care.

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Cauda Equina Syndrome with Mr Paul Thorpe, Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Taunton Hospital

Mr Paul Thorpe

This free virtual event at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is for anyone looking to find out more about Cauda Equina Syndrome symptoms, causes, treatment options, procedures and outcomes with our expert Mr Paul Thorpe, Consultant Spinal Surgeon.

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This free virtual event at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is for anyone who has cataract concerns, and would like to explore more about options for treatment, procedures and costs.

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Monday 8 November 2021

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Mr Edward Herbert

This free virtual event at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is for anyone who would like to explore how to keep your eyes healthy with our expert Mr Edward Herbert, Consultant Ophthalmologist.

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Wednesday 17 November 2021

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