Dorset County Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 130 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)

98% 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)

109% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

99% 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)

119% 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. 607 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 516 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

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 1094 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

Excellent care

Outstanding care received from ICU staff and then on Hinton ward. Follow up appointments for tests and checkups very prompt. Can not faul...

22 June 2016

Patient care/information

Had appointment 20/06/16 and it was a waste of time. Kept waiting (1.3 hrs) and not even allocated to see my consultant, given a member o...

21 June 2016

Day surgery excellence........ Thank you very much !!

I have now needed the services of the Day Surgery team twice in the last 6 months for cardioversion to rectify an irregular heart rhythm...

17 June 2016

Excellent care !!!

After suffering a heart attack , the care I received was brilliant from being whisked into the Cath lab on arrival ( on a Friday afternoo...

17 June 2016

Very poor communication

Having had an MRI over 3 weeks ago I still haven't heard from my consultant. I have rung the "secretary" several times and left messages ...

15 June 2016

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust