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 397 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)

81% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

118% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

109% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1231 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

77%Patients recommend this hospital. 486 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

58%staff recommend this hospital for care. 243 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

43%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 243 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

First Class Staff

I came into A and E in a lot of pain with kidney stones. I was taken through pretty quickly and given pain killers. Tests followed quic...

1 July 2015

Elmstead Day Unit Gastroscopy service

Was referred for Gastroscopy by my GP under the 2 week referral system. Appointment arranged well within 2 weeks. All the staff in the un...

30 June 2015

not a clue

Dr and nurse did not know what each other were doing! given a mix of drugs by A & E Dr that if i had taken they would have killed me...

29 June 2015

A Very Sad Day

1 week ago i discovered i was pregnant. As an 41 year old a blessing. Today I miscarried. I would like to send my Husband's and My since...

27 June 2015

Impressed

I thought it was important to write a review of my experience at Colchester General since the inadequate CQC review posted recently and t...

24 June 2015

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Last updated on 13 June 2011.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust