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Essex County Hospital

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

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 47 ratings for this hospital


Essex County Hospital entrance

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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

64%staff recommend this hospital for care. 61 responses. 4252 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

48%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 61 responses. 4252 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 324 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outpatient here for 3 years good service ,great staff.

Super service ,I am never kept waiting long ,the opthalmogists are very good, proffesional,informative ,listen to you,suggestions for see...

15 November 2016

Ophthalmology care

I have attended the Ophthalmology department for the last 6 years and earlier this year had surgery there. I cannot praise the department...

16 October 2016


I have reviewed the eye clinic unfavourably in the past because of very late appointments. I had an appointment yesterday for a capsuloto...

5 October 2016

Laser capsulotomy

Last week, I attended the eye outpatient clinic with my husband who is severely disabled following a stroke. The staff on this unit (nurs...

25 September 2016

Attendance at Secondary Optometrist Clinic

On Thursday I attended for my 6 monthly review. It started off well when I was seen for my vision tests early. However, it went down hill...

12 August 2016

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Last updated on 23 July 2015.

Information supplied by Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust