Dorset County Hospital

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

4.5 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

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

108% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

98% 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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 541 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

80%Patients recommend this hospital. 507 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

80%staff recommend this hospital for care. 295 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 295 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1074 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

Care before , during and after having a pacemaker

All staff were courteous, kind, respectful and caring throughout my stay. I couldn't of asked for better treatment. Before I had the pro...

30 May 2016

Such a lovely hospital

My husbands renal care has been transferred to Dorchester and we had our first meeting yesterday. From the moment we stepped through the...

17 May 2016

Dignified and compassionate atl times

Thank you to the kind receptionist, caring and compassionate nurses and understanding consultant which made a 2 hour appointment so much ...

17 May 2016

What a great service we all get from the NHS.

I know people run the down the NHS, but if they saw it from my side, they would think again. Consider this I saw Dr and they sent me for ...

13 May 2016

Staff AMAZING. Under funded

The midwives were amazing when i took my wife in to the unit. And was met by the head of deoartment. They were amazing and made us very r...

9 May 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust