Dorset County Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 128 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)

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

Shame let down by contractor

Having a snack in Damers restaurant. Was disappointed to see a contractor in smart shirt and lapels slouched in a chair. With his feet on...

29 September 2016

Kingfisher Ward - Outstanding

Our daughter had 10 teeth removed today and was very worried about that. The nurses were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. They did t...

27 September 2016

a&e finger injury

Cared for, felt in a safe environment but most of all informed of every aspect of my treatment. Treated with dignity and respect in every...

21 September 2016

Diabetic services - Putting the patient first

I moved to Dorset earlier in the year with care for my diabetes transferred to Dorchester County Hospital. I have been really impressed w...

8 September 2016

Accident and Emergency admission

Son needed stitches after collapsing at home complicated by food poisoning. Whilst at A&E mother passed out and needed assistance.won...

31 August 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust