Essex County Hospital

01206 747474 Lexden Road , Colchester, Essex, CO3 3NB

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 49 ratings for this hospital


Essex County Hospital entrance

We will make every effort to ensure you receive the very best treatment, care and attention, whoever you are and whatever reason you have for being at our hospital.

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Essex County Hospital

Tel: 01206 747474   Fax: 01206 744654

Address: Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3NB



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Quality of service at Essex County Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.65% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

66%staff recommend this hospital for care. 205 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

47%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 205 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 688 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital


Took my mum to unit last week, we were in and out within the hour. Very patient and kind nurses and mum liked her consultant who was love...

9 March 2016

Poor in every way

There is only one positive to the Colchester ENT service...that I was referred to another hospital to be seen as they did not have the ca...

16 February 2016

Great service, poor reception management

I can't fault the attention, professionalism and service provided by the nurses and technicians. However, when you need to speak to sone...

21 January 2016

Visit to eye department

I attended out patients at the eye hospital at county hospital Lexden on a Saturday The staff and doctor I saw could not have been more h...

10 January 2016

Audiology Department.

I attended this dept in December 2015 to be fitted with some phonak cros system hearing aids, as recommended by my Audiologist. I have t...

9 January 2016

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust