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

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

93% 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)

101% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95% 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)

101% 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. 808 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 507 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

82%staff recommend this hospital for care. 257 responses. 2624 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 257 responses. 2624 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1279 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

My thoughts about Dorchester Hospital

Had good reason to go to A and E this morning , the help my wife and I received was very good . It's easy to knock these people when your...

14 January 2017

COPD treatment

Unable to get an ambulance, we were referred to the out of hours doctor. We got to see them about 4 hours after calling 999. The Dr. was...

8 January 2017

Fall at home

I arrived in the department late morning and was seen very punctually. All the staff were simply amazing . I had broken my wrist and t...

4 January 2017

Christmas stay

I was in over Christmas with a servere ear infection. It was reduced staffing so only really saw 1 consultant and then stayed on Abbotsbu...

2 January 2017

Coronary angiogram procedure

I was treated at Dorchester Cardiology unit in December 2016. The staff provided an excellent service, always providing a lot of informat...

23 December 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust