Dorset County Hospital

01305 251150 Williams Avenue , Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY
http://www.dchft.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 127 ratings for this hospital

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Dorset County Hospital

Tel: 01305 251150   Fax: 01305 254155

Address: Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2JY

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

Email: headquarters@dchft.nhs.uk

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Quality of service at Dorset County Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

98% 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)

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

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

99% 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)

119% 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

1.07% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

7.12% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 779 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 537 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

8181% staff recommend this hospital for care. 279 responses. 2602 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

6161% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 279 responses. 2602 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 1031 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Wonderful staff ?

I visited as a day patient for an operation under general anaesthetic. I would like to thank all the staff for being professional, very k...

19 July 2016

First class care and support for my family and I.

Form the minute I arrived until the minute I left, the care for myself and family were second to none. Sadly I arrived in a very sad stat...

12 July 2016

Pain management

Sandra has major health problems and has been treated exceptionally well by the Nuffield to help with her pain management. The he service...

12 July 2016

Huge thanks

Wonderful staff at Cardio Day unit and Prince of Wales ward. Their kindness and consideration to patients was 5 star.

30 June 2016

Excellent care

Outstanding care received from ICU staff and then on Hinton ward. Follow up appointments for tests and checkups very prompt. Can not faul...

22 June 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust