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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Staplegrove Elm, Taunton, TA2 6AN
Postcode for Sat Nav: TA2 6BY
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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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Taunton Hospital FAQs
How do I get an appointment to see a consultant?You would need to see your GP, or one of our private GPs, who will then make a referral to see one of our consultants. For cosmetic surgery and weight loss surgery consultant appointments, seeing a GP first is not essential but it is still recommended.
How long would it take me to get an appointment?We endeavour to ensure all private patients will be seen within a few days and at a time that is convenient for you. Our appointments are designed to be flexible around your needs and activities.
Can I choose which consultant I wish to see?Yes, as a private patient you can choose your consultant.
Do you offer treatment for children?No, unfortunately, we do not see any patients under the age of 18 at our Taunton Hospital.
Would my surgery be conducted by a junior doctor?No, our hospital only works with consultants and therefore you can be assured of the highest level of clinical care. Your appointments, surgery and follow ups will be conducted by your consultant.
What are your hospital infection rates?Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is vigorous in its cleaning standards and keeping our hospitals clean and free of MRSA and C.difficule is a top priority. As a result, the risk of infection to patients is very low.
When can my family visit if I’m an inpatient?Please note visiting is not advised on the day of the operation. On subsequent post-operative days, you may have two visitors between 14:00 and 16:00 and 18:00 – 20:00. Your recovery is of paramount importance, and you may find that you are very tired following surgery.
Is there parking available?We have free parking available at our hospital.
Is there accommodation nearby where my family can stay?Should your relatives or friends wish to stay locally there are a number of hotels and bed and breakfasts which we can recommend. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate your visitors overnight.
I am disabled/require assistance during my visit, who do I need to tell?Please let our staff know your requirements when you contact us. We are happy to make suitable arrangements before your visit. If you’d like to bring a friend or family member, please feel free to do so.