Colchester General Hospital

Telephone: 01206 747474
Address: Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
Website: http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 384 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Colchester General Hospital

We will make every effort to ensure you receive the very best treatment, care and attention, whoever you are and whatever reason you have for being at our hospital.

For more information about Colchester General Hospital, visit: http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk/patient_information_cgh.shtml

Contact details, map and directions

Colchester General Hospital

Tel: 01206 747474   Fax: 01206 742220

Address: Turner Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL

Website: http://www.colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

Email: info@colchesterhospital.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Colchester General Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Inadequate
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% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

77% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

102% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.65% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 359 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

73%Patients recommend this hospital. 447 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

88%staff recommend this hospital for care. 8 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

88%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 8 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Admitted

I have just been released from Colchester General Hospital after being admitted on Friday evening through A & E with a swollen arm a...

3 May 2015

Lack of communication and ownership

I wrote to the hospital to complain about the lack of communication between the hospital and patients' relatives. I was not asking for t...

1 May 2015

The Mersea Ward.

My partner was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the start of this month( April 2015). He went in for an operation, the surgeon did an abso...

29 April 2015

Excellent, efficient, kind

My mum was very ill last night. She was unable to get her breath. My son rang for a paramedic. Whilst waiting for the paramedic we were g...

26 April 2015

removal of gall bladder

very impressed overall with procedure,only down side I felt was length of time waiting on the day from time of arrival (7-15 am)until goi...

26 April 2015

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Last updated on 13 June 2011.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust