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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)

103% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

94% 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)

109% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 569 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 552 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. 1350 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

Excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma

i had a basal cell carcinoma excision about a month ago and I can't praise the consultant and all the dermatology staff enough. I was gi...

22 November 2016

My admittance to Acute Stroke Ward .

After a frantic call to 999 a prompt and reassuring trip to A&E at DCH by ambulance . Thank you guys you couldn't have done more . I ...

15 November 2016

Extreme excellence

Three weeks ago I had a hip replacement. the doctors / nurses during all aspects of the investigation of my needs were happy/pleasant/kin...

7 November 2016

Endoscopy Department - Fantastic Staff

I had a colonoscopy on 28/9/16 from arriving at the reception desk to departure after the procedure I was looked after so well. I arrived...

29 October 2016

Daughter's thumb op

We arrived at A&E on Wed 25th Oct as my 3 year old had crushed her thumb after falling over with a bowling ball. They were extremely busy...

28 October 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust