Dorset County Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 125 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)

96% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

116% 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 688 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 584 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1257 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

Parkings ridiculous

I was very upset that my husband had to wait in the car (constantly driving around for a parking space) especially as I was going in to s...

22 August 2016

Stunning service

I was referred directly to A and E with suspected heart problem. My concerns were brought to the attention of an interviewing doctor with...

17 August 2016

My thyroidectomy

I'm so upset to have my operation cancelled, then given a hope it could be held during the weekend, to be told no as I'm only routine and...

10 August 2016

Totally failed by Fertility clinic.

Where do I start? Lost our referral from GP. I had to get my GP to re send another and even then managed to lose vital paperwork.I ended ...

26 July 2016

such a sad state of affairs

What a shame that the whole of DCH gets labelled poor all because of some poorly run departments and wards. 33 weeks and more waiting for...

26 July 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust