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

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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 668 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 521 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

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 1166 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 recieved

My husband suffered a heart attack & was taken into coronary care unit. Would just like to say how wonderful two members of staff were in...

22 March 2017

Excellent care from Endoscopy Unit

In the past 12 months I have undergone an urgent gastroscopy and routine screening for bowel cancer. On both occasions I was treated with...

20 March 2017

Holiday hospital trip

I just wanted to say a big thank you to all the staff that looked after me on my visit via ambulance on Sunday March 12th. I came off my...

20 March 2017

Compliments to my Consultant, Dermatology

I had an appointment today as a follow up to a melanoma operation which I had about a year and a half ago. I've been checked regularly si...

16 March 2017

Excellent treatment and respect

I cannot praise the staff enough at Dorchester Hospital today. It is difficult to be tested for potentially serious conditions but the st...

13 March 2017

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Last updated on 18 June 2010.

Information supplied by Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust