Dorset County Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 132 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)

94.03% 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)

98.82% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

96.15% 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)

100.35% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 768 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 613 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77staff recommend this hospital for care. 298 responses. 2607 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

53staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 298 responses. 2607 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 1419 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

5 hour wait!

I waited 20 weeks for an appointment with ENT department, to the be referred later for a small operation to remove a lump in my nostril. ...

17 August 2017

Amazingly caring Facility

I was Taken Ill with a severe chest pain by Ambulance . The staff was so kind and caring . even the ambulance staff we amazing. I was i...

14 August 2017

A&E- Children's ward

We were on holiday when my daughter became ill. This was the second time in less than a week. The first time we were at our local hospi...

11 August 2017

Great care ..

I have just taken my elderly Mother (85) to Dorchester's Day Surgery Unit. All of the staff from Receptionist through to Surgeon were pr...

11 August 2017

Treatment of cancer patient by staff

I comment on behalf of my much-loved step-father, who has recently passed away. He chose treatment at this hospital as it was the closes...

9 August 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust