How to reach the hospital by car
The hospital is signposted from junction 25 of the M5 and is accessible from Wellington Road and Parkfield Drive
Nearest Car Park and Car Parking Charges
The nearest car park is the Ceadars Multi Storey Car Park on the hospital site.
Parking is free for parents when their baby is receiving care on the Neonatal Unit. Please ask the staff for a Car Parking Form.
- Up to 1 hour: £1.70
- Up to 2 hours £4.20
- Up to 4 hours: £6.80
- Up to 24 hours: £11.00
Nearest Bus Stop
Outside the Queens Building (A&E)
PR1 connects Gateway Park and Ride at Henlade (TA3 5LU) and Silk Mills Park and Ride (TA1 5AA) with the Town centre and the Hospital. Buses run every 15 minutes.
The number 9 bus runs between the hospital and Taunton Bus Station every 20 minutes.
Nearest Railway Station
Taunton Railway Station about 2 miles from the Hospital
Local Taxi Numbers
A1 Apex Taxis: 0800 1699973
Cash machines situated next to Conservators Ward in the Queens Building and next to the M&S Food outlet in the Jubilee concourse.
Post Box situated along the main corridor in the Old Building
M&S Cafe: Jubilee concourse, offers hot and cold lunchtime options including sandwiches, snacks and meals to eat in the café or to takeaway. Jubilee concourse. Opening hours: Mon to Fri 7am to 7pm. Sat and Sun 9am to 5pm
Costa Coffee: Duchess Building Opening hours: Mon to Fri 7am to 7.30pm. Sat and Sun 9.30am to 6.30pm
Warren’s Bakery: Outside the Jubilee building next to the Pals and Complaints bungalow, and facing the green outside the Jubilee Concourse. Warrens stocks a range of cakes, pastries, pasties, paninis and sandwiches, freshly made salads and a salad bar, breakfast bar and daily hot meals Concourse. Opening Hours: Monday- Friday 7am – 4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays 7:30am – 2:30pm
Vending machines: for hot and cold food and drink at various locations.
Other Shops on Site or Nearby
M&S Simply Food: Jubilee concourse. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 8.30pm. Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 8.30pm
League of Friends Shop: sells a wide variety of goods including snacks, toiletries, stationery and groceries. Duchess Building. Opening hours: Mon to Fri 8.15am to 8pm. Sat and Sun 2 – 4pm.
Tesco Supermarket: Wellington Road (8 minutes’ walk).Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 6am to midnight Sunday 10am to 4pm
Washing and drying service on the Neonatal Unit for is available for resident parents
Religious and Spiritual Support
Chaplaincy team are dedicated to meeting the spiritual needs of our patients, their carers and families. Our team of chaplains and volunteers provides spiritual care across the hospital. The Chapel at Musgrove Park Hospital is on level 1 of the Duchess Building, opposite Dunkery and Triscombe Wards. It is open to all 24 hours a day, provides a centre for spiritual life and you are welcome to use it for quiet reflection. Chaplaincy Services supporting all denominations
Tel: 01823 342515 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent and Family Liaison Services
Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) is a free and confidential service that is here to help when you need advice, have concerns or don’t know where to turn. Our aim is to agree the best way forward to deal with a problem and get it resolved quickly – if possible on the spot . Block 51 outside the Jubilee building next to Warren’s Bakery. Open: 08.30 – 16.30 Monday to Friday.
Tel: 01823 343536 Email: email@example.com
Interpretors are available for sensory impairment (ie British Sign Language) or for those whose first spoken language is not English. We have arrangements in place for supporting both face-to-face and telephone-based interpretation and the translation of written information.
We can offer you Translation of helpful leaflets in large print and other formats. Contact PALS on numbers above who will arrange an appointment for you. Alternatively you can Text 44 (0) 7721 539 118 (begin your text message with PALS).