Dorset County Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 126 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. 657 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 464 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. 1282 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

Words are not enough to say how amazing all midwifes were

I had to be induced because of my BP. From the antenatal day assessment to all midwifes we encountered , each and every one of them we fe...

27 April 2017

Complete Satisfaction on my Emergency Visit for Heart Attack

I arrived at A& E on Maundy Thursday with a suspected heart attack. From the moment I arrived all staff at all levels lept into acti...

25 April 2017

Brilliant Staff

Last night my husband was rushed to Dorchester A&E suffering a possible stroke. The Doctors and nurses were absolutely brilliant. No dela...

20 April 2017

Abbottbury ward

I would like to Thank all the wonderful Staff on Abbottbury Ward, they were all amazing, friendly happy staff, i didn't realise how diffi...

20 April 2017

Impressive care from Endoscopy department

As a practising nurse and former midwife of nearly 44 years , I have found myself on the receiving end of patient care today . I was book...

13 April 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust