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

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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 668 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 521 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1166 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

Coronary care

Arrived at A&E by ambulance in the early hours inI response to experiencing chest and heart pains. The paramedics were excellent and ...

20 February 2017

Day surgery

I went to Dorchester hospital to have a lump removed from my side. From the point of arrival to moment I left later that afternoon everyo...

14 February 2017

Cardiology dept

Few months back I was rushed into DCH with massive heart attack.the doctors and nurses did a good fantastic job to save my life...now I g...

8 February 2017

Feel like run of the mill

Rather than being treated as an individual feel like on a conveyer belt and treatments decided as run of the mull rather than Taylor made...

6 February 2017

Renal consultant .

I attended an appointment with a Nephrology /renal consultant who operate & are based in Dorchester hospital but hold satellite clini...

3 February 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust